The film on the legendary abolitionist's life and legacy features a former "Hamilton" star. more

Stage & Screen

A new exhibition at Thomas Jefferson's mountaintop estate gives an intimate look at the life of Sally Hemings. more

Sunday Story

Take a walk down several notable streets that represent pieces of our region’s story. more


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. more


To bridge our divides, we must fully lay bare Shockoe Bottom's painful past. more


Speakers at the "Lumpkin's Jail Site Project" hearing called for a broader scope for memorializing Shockoe Bottom's slave trade history. more


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


A new documentary examines the dynamic between the nation's founders who espoused liberty but kept slaves. more

Stage & Screen

The last installation of our series featured workshops that laid bare Richmond's transgenerational racial trauma, offered steps toward healing and taught us the meaning of true diversity. more


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


Artist, educator and human rights activist Yewande Austin empowers the most vulnerable among us and inspires the next generation of Richmond leaders. more

Sunday Story

Come share a meal and have that conversation with others who don't share your experience. more


The Elegba Folklore Society’s “Juneteenth 2016, A Freedom Celebration” will be held Friday, June 17 – Saturday, June 18. more


What should be done with the remains of these unknown 19th-century Richmonders, found in a well on VCU's campus 22 years ago? more

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


The roots and rise of gospel music in Richmond more

Features 2 Comments

How saving old buildings and places moves us into the future more

Sunday Story

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


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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


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