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Hundreds of people flocked to Richmond's Capitol Square on Monday for the official unveiling of the long-awaited Virginia Women’s Monument.
Historians once said the inhabitants of the Caribbean islands were extinct within 160 years of Columbus' arrival. But new research shows that isn't true.
Originally unearthed for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House in 2015, the bell found its way to other park ceremonies.
From Monticello in Virginia to McLeod in South Carolina, a push to deal more honestly with the brutal realities of slavery has generated a backlash but also drawn new visitors.
Some believe that the history of slavery is too hard for young children to understand and that it is better to wait until later in elementary school or middle school to introduce the subject. Some say the best approach is to start early.
Griffin Burchard never forgot the dilapidated Virginia cemetery named after one of the most famous African Americans of the 19th century.
An event marking the 400th anniversary of slavery in Virginia held at the Lumpkin's Slave Jail site in Richmond highlighted a problem: It's not easy to find the historic site.