Living History, Richmond’s Slave Trail

Slave Trail

  Janine Bell, president and creative director of the Elegba Folklore Society.
(Credit Mallory Noe-Payne)

For generations, the trade of enslaved Africans fueled Virginia’s economy, and Richmond was once the hub of that market.

For those who want to confront that difficult past, there’s the Richmond Slave Trail.

Reporter Mallory Noe-Payne went along on the night time tour, and has this report.

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