A New Funding Stream for Historic African American Cemeteries

Joshua and Nannie Forbes plot edited

The graves of Joshua and Nannie Forbes in Richmond’s Evergreen Cemetery. (Credit: Cat Modlin-Jackson)

While many are focused on removing relics of the Confederacy, people across Virginia have been working for years to memorialize volumes of history hidden under sacred ground.

Cat Modlin-Jackson has this look at what increased funds for historic African American cemeteries means to descendants.

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