Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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One of the courses taught by the History department in 1971 was titled "History of the Civil War and Reconstruction." According to the course description, the course would "focus on slavery and the sectional controversy, secession and the war, and…

The Collegian article “Richmond’s Slave History Depicted,” published February 18th, 1988, describes an exhibit held at the Valentine Museum called “In Bondage and Freedom: Antebellum Black Life in Richmond.” The exhibit highlights the…

This article discusses an event/performance where Eta Sigma Phi converted the Westhampton College tearoom into a "Roman banquet-hall". This was done because they were hosting a traditional "Saturnalia". A "Saturnalia" was an ancient Roman festival…

This poem by Frank Gaines is about a man incarcerated describing the misery of being behind bars. In the poem he writes that God made him for slavery on this earth, which depicts the imagery of slavery to describe imprisonment. In the poem he…
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