Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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The University of Richmond’s foreign language department hosted a Latin American Awareness Week during the spring of 1987. It included a host of different “speakers, films, a roundtable discussion and a party at the language…

Lilia L. Anderhub—pictured in the third column, second row—was from Mexico City and graduated with a B.S. in biology in 1979.

Manuel Jose Alfonso—pictured in the first column, first row—was from Caracas, Venezuela and graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Management. He was on Dean's List and a member of Alpha Kappa Psi.

Jehane Roberta Flint—pictured in the third column, first row—was from Buenos Aires, Argentina a and graduated with a B.A. in English. She was on Dean's List and a member of Alpha Kappa Psi. According to the senior section on page 236, she…

This is a revised chart of the actual (1969-1970) and the estimated (1970-1971) racial composition of various student bodies at the University of Richmond. It lists the racial composition of the following schools: Richmond College, Westhampton…

This September 7, 1971, letter is from Dr. Edward F. Overton, Dean of the Summer School at the University of Richmond, to Dr. Robert F. Smart, Provost of the University. Dr. Overton provides the amount of minority students in the University College…

This document is a report of the number of minority students at the University of Richmond for the 1972-1973 school year, nearly 20 years after Brown v Board. Minority students were divided into the following categories: "American Indian," "Negro,"…

This article published in The Collegian highlights the University of Richmond's Hispanic Heritage Month. The article begins with a joke that student Brian Alas -- of Cuban-Irish descent -- receives due to his Cuban ancestry: Where is your tire? This…
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