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Architecture Firm Holds Community Meeting on Lumpkin’s Jail


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The conversation about how best to memorialize Virginia’s history of slavery has been going on for years. But Richmond took a big step last fall when they announced a contract with a DC based architecture firm to build a memorial. Now that firm is ready to get to work. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Virginia Moves Forward with Plans for Slave Site Memorial


Delegate McQuinn (left) and other state and local politicians plant a tree at the historical site of a slave market and jail in Richmond. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / WVTF)

The architecture firm responsible for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in D.C. has been brought on board to lead another historical project, this time here in Virginia. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.


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