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Richmond Slave Trail Commission

A new effort to "appropriately commemorate" the former domestic slave trading center and promote economic opportunities seeks public input this week. Read more

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Consultants and community participants gathered in Manchester on Saturday to focus on how to tell the story of the Lumpkin’s Slave Jail/Devil’s Half Acre site in Shockoe Bottom. Read more

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

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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? Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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