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The Richmond School Board trades Confederate general's name for that of the nation's first African-American president. more

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The commission convened by Mayor Levar Stoney listened to what the public had to say about Richmond's Confederate statues. Now its members have to decide what action to recommend. more

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Mayor Levar Stoney touted his administration's accomplishments in his 'State of the City' address as Richmonders debate his meals-tax proposal. more

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The CEO of the American Civil War Museum answers our pressing questions. more

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An allegorical symbol of the Confederacy, this statue is also somebody’s grandmother. more

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A pro-Confederate-heritage group that demonstrated on Monument Avenue on Saturday was met by a large gathering of counter-protesters who marched from the Maggie Walker statue to Stuart Circle. more

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In anticipation of a demonstration Saturday by a neo-Confederate group that wants to see the monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee stay in place on Monument Avenue, police are advising Richmonders to avoid the area and vowing to arrest lawbreakers. more

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Can one epic public art project rid RVA of all of its demons? more

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From Sourcebook 2016: Moments in Richmond’s history that pushed the region forward more

Sourcebook 2016 editor Samantha Willis introduces the issue and shares a sneak peek inside more

Richmonders want a physical site that recognizes the city’s long overlooked role in the domestic slave trade and its implications. But when and where will they finally receive it? more

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Who had good year? And who didn’t? The year that was, summed up more

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Reconstruction in Richmond advanced political and educational changes for blacks through the 1890s, but many of those gains evaporated as the federal government looked the other way more

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Who (or what) Richmond magazine readers want added to Richmond’s most recognizable street more

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A suggestion from Mayor Jones piqued our interest in which historical figures - and which of our current history-makers - Richmonders would honor with a Monument Avenue statue. more

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Emancipation was not a magic wand. Enormous resistance greeted the incorporation of African-Americans into the national structure — in particular, its educational system. A new exhibit at the Library of Virginia explores this period in history. more

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Who deserves a spot on Richmond's famed Monument Avenue? Here are the figures you told us you'd like to see there. more

We asked city leaders and well-known Richmond personalities who else belongs on Monument Avenue; here are their suggestions. more

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Lewis H. Blair: rebel with a (changing) cause more

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