Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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A Collegian article recounting the controversy surrounding the play of the song "Dixie" during school events. Richmond College student government, led by Steve Nock, moved to "restrain" the use of the song "Dixie" during school events, and the issue…

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…

The opinion piece "Collegian Forum," argues that the song "Dixie" had not been used as a racist symbol at the University of Richmond and that the black students should not take too much offense towards this song. "The song 'Dixie' should not be…

This image found in The Web 1952 is a photo of a song featured on the University Cheerleaders page. The lyrics include, "Win, win, no one can stop the Rebels in the Red and Blue." Rebels is a reference to the Confederate South and once almost became…
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