An idea to recognize women's contributions to the state is coming to fruition. more

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Virginia launches American Evolution, commemorating pivotal events in 1619 that shaped the nation. more


Virginia law and Richmond's charter present obstacles to the commission's recommendations. more

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In his career as a historian, Ed Ayers has been the right person asking the right questions more

Sunday Story

As residents await the Monument Avenue Commission's recommendation, a design contest, a monument rally and a new monument mural are rolled out. more


No matter where we stand — here, in Paris or in New Delhi — what does any statue really mean? more


Your guide to what's good for the week ahead more

Your guide to what's good for the week ahead more

Does the base of the Robert E. Lee statue hold a bizarre treasure? 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


If we want to make the best decisions for Richmond's future, we need to educate ourselves on its past. more

Sunday Story

The conversation over the Confederate monuments in Richmond is older than the statues themselves; we’ve compiled coverage from Richmond magazine chronicling the ongoing debate. more


For our statues to have meaning, we must teach about the figures they represent. more


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


A long-debated, hotly anticipated memorial honoring groundbreaking African-American businesswoman, banker and Jackson Ward resident Maggie Walker will be unveiled Saturday. more


It’s time for Jefferson Davis to go, says Richmond mayoral candidate Joe Morrissey. more

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


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