Richmond Slave Trail Commission

A community group continues to challenge city plans for the proper commemoration of Richmond's slave trade history. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:11 PM News

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

Jan 26, 2016 12:29 PM Features

January 2016 editor's letter by Susan J. Winiecki, Richmond magazine's associate publisher and editorial director more

Dec 28, 2015 4:37 PM NEWS & FEATURES

Ana Edwards

Photo by Mark Robinson

Speakers at a Thursday afternoon press conference, organized by the Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality, touted an alternative proposal to memorialize Shockoe Bottom’s slave-trading history that expands beyond the Lumpkin’s Jail site. more

Dec 10, 2015 3:30 PM News

A new report compiles input from the "Richmond Speaks" community meeting series held in September and October on the future of the Lumpkin's Jail site in Shockoe Bottom. more

Dec 7, 2015 12:30 PM News

The Jones administration will hold community meetings to gather ideas on how best to memorialize the Lumpkin’s Jail site in Shockoe Bottom. more

Aug 13, 2015 5:44 PM News

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