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

Oct 20, 2017 4:14 PM NEWS & FEATURES

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

Sep 16, 2017 6:00 PM News

A subcommittee of the Monument Avenue Commission met to kick off the group's efforts to add context to Richmond's Confederate statues. more

Jul 31, 2017 3:43 PM News

A monument in the works for Brown’s Island celebrates emancipation and honors the struggle for equality. more

Mar 6, 2017 11:40 AM NEWS & FEATURES

Work on a statue honoring trailblazer Maggie Walker gets underway downtown. more

Sep 29, 2016 6:10 PM News

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

Apr 25, 2016 1:23 PM NEWS & FEATURES

A standing room only crowd of more than 250 showed up to the Richmond Public Library Tuesday night to have a say in the design of a memorial for African-American businesswoman Maggie Walker. more

Jan 12, 2016 9:00 PM News 1 Comments

A massive crowd gathered in Richmond 125 years ago to witness the unveiling of the Gen. Robert E. Lee Monument. Then, as now, the nation was divided on why -and if- it and other monuments of Confederate soldiers should have been erected. more

Jun 25, 2015 4:38 PM News

Lately, on social media and in coffee shops, a tone of indignation and righteousness (a terrible combination) is directed toward the statues of Monument Avenue. The drift goes that the bearded and booted Confederate chieftains should go. Again. more

Jun 25, 2015 10:37 AM Arts 5 Comments

In 1928, a statue of Christopher Columbus was commissioned by the Richmond chapters of the Knights of Columbus and the Sons of Italy. The idea didn't suit everyone. But his past weekend, the monument was re-dedicated with a past participant. more

Oct 13, 2014 2:16 PM Arts

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