Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Poem "Black and White"

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Title

Poem "Black and White"

Description

This poem by a white student tells of the race dynamics of a public bus. It contrasts young students from St. Catherine's with black riders as the bus enters a poorer section of the city. The narrator claims that she is the only one who acknowledges the black people.

Creator

Source

Mahue, Michelle. "Black or White." The Messenger (1985): 2-3. University Archives, RG 24 Student Publications. Virginia Baptist Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia.

Publisher

The Messenger, University of Richmond

Date

1985

Language

English

Type

Identifier

Messenger1985.2-1985.pdf

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Citation

Mahue, Michelle, “Poem "Black and White",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 22, 2019, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3009.