‘We’re Being More Mindful’ Monument Avenue Commission Quietly Continues Work
Members of the Monument Avenue Commission listen to presentations from small groups during a meeting at First Unitarian Universalist Church in Richmond. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)
Richmond’s Monument Avenue Commission held one of its final community meetings Thursday night. Almost a year ago the group was tasked with a big question: What should Virginia’s capitol city do with its confederate monuments?
In the months since, that issue has become a flashpoint. Caught in the middle of that tension, the Monument Avenue Commission has aimed to keep things civil. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.