Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article profiles Dr. Y. R. Chow, a noted Chinese lecturer appearing before Richmond College Convocation. Dr. Chow was a superintendent in the high school where Richmond College student C. Y. Hui received his education. Dr. Chow gave general…

This article describes a program facilitated by Dr. James T. Guines, administrative assistant to the Superintendent of the Richmond city school system. While unrelated to Guines's line of work, the program discussed the "Black Revolution in America:…

This article reviewed a lecture given by Rev. David B. Nickerson, a visiting lecturer of the Religious Activities Council and director of the Southern Field Service Escru. Nickerson focused on the identity of black people in communities, specifically…

This article, published in the Collegian in 1969, covered the University of Richmond's Religious Emphasis Week. The theme was "Honest Religion for the Secular Man." The series goal was not just to follow traditional methods of religious studies and…

This letter, published in the Collegian in 1944, was written by Dr. Frederic Boatwright, the president of the University of Richmond, and is addressed to students whom all signed a particular petition. The petition in question was created and signed…

This article discusses Richmond College Professor, Dr. Mead's speech at the Westhampton Assembly on April 16, 1934. Talking on his time in South America, he discusses the derivation of the word "carioca," explaining that its origin is in the…

Representatives from the Richmond College senior class gathered to decide on possible suggestions for speakers for the June 1971 graduation and baccalaureate. John Gardner, an American author, most remembered for his novel, Grendel, which was…

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…

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…

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…
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