Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article discusses the "‘Injun’ scalping that was going to be held on the football field before the Thanksgiving bonfire. The performance by the student is done to proclaim to the campus and nearby residents the "intentions" of the…

The brief article is about the defeat of North Carolina. The article states that seeing this score (Richmond 14- North Carolina 13) is exciting as that means there will be a "scalping of an Injun", which we see mentioned in other articles. The…

This article talks about the University of Richmond's anticipated football game against William & Mary and its mascot, the Indian. The campus held an annual rally or "trial" as they referred to it. For the "trial," they pretended to discuss the…

The article discusses the outstanding rally of the year presented at the stadium in celebration of the traditional rivalry between University of Richmond and William and Mary. Demonstrated in the Thanksgiving Day gridiron classic, widely-known…

This Op-Ed was published on October 10, 2003 in The Collegian. It was written by student Romney Smith who criticized a U.S. Court ruling that allowed the NFL team, The Washington Redskins, to keep its name, despite allegations that it was racist.…

This column published in The Collegian on May 3, 1929, is an announcement for a baseball game against William & Mary. The William & Mary team is referred to as the "Redmen." During this time, William & Mary's official mascot was the…
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