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‘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.


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Richmond’s Confederate Monument Debate Featured on 60 Minutes


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Virginia’s capital city made prime-time news this weekend during an episode of CBS’ 60 minutes about Confederate monuments. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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