Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article from the Collegian in 1984 summarizes lectures given by four women historians in a symposium on "Women in Southern Society" as part of the Douglas Southall Freeman lecture series at the University of Richmond. Speaker Catherine Clinton…

This Collegian article summarizes the main points of Dick Gregory's lecture on campus in 1970. Dick Gregory was a black comedian, author, actor, activist, and civil rights leader. His speech was attended by a crowd of about 800, mainly consisting of…

The article, "Race Conditions Discussed in Class" published by The Collegian on October 26th, 1923 is about Brunor Lasker engaging his class in discussion about racism. Brunor Lasker was the associate editor of The Survey and worked with the…

This Collegian article discusses Dr. Ryland's lecture to the YMCA on The Effect of War on Religion. According to him, war brings people closer to God. He urged students to continue cultivating the spirit of energy if they hope to succeed. The lecture…

This president report is a combination of both University College and the Junior College. It hosts statistics, and other information about both schools. Junior College in its second year had 293 students and University College had 4,513 including…

Oliver W. Hill was a civil rights activist who came to lecture at the University of Richmond in October 1987 for "The Supreme Court, the Bill of Rights and Law" series that was sponsored by UR's history department and a grant from Virginia Foundation…

The article, "Historical Pattern of Unequal Treatment Shown Towards Blacks" published by The Collegian August 8th, 1972 is a recount of a speech given by Dr. Letitia Brown. Dr. Brown discussed the discrimination free blacks faced from before the…

In this article summarizes a lecture by Dean Griggs of Richmond College in which he discussed Freudian theory to explain the presence of about 3% to 11% rate of homosexuality in the country. He further goes on to discuss suicidal tendencies in…

This February 19, 1976 Collegian focuses on guest speaker Marcia Ann Gillespie -- editor-in-chief of Essence magazine -- who came to the Robins School of Business to speak for University of Richmond's Black History Month. The article acts as a…
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