Posts Tagged Racism

Second Lee monument time capsule opened

Conservators inspect contents of a time capsule found inside the pedestal of Richmond’s removed Robert E. Lee Monument. (Credit: Jahd Khalil / RADIO IQ)

When crews in Richmond removed the monument to General Robert E. Lee and the Confederacy, they looked for a time capsule stowed away inside its base. But they never found it, until Monday. Jahd Khalil has more on what was inside.

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As Lee pedestal comes down, the question how to display altered monuments comes to the fore

Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ

Work to remove the pedestal that held up the statue of Robert E Lee on Richmond’s Monument Avenue started Monday. Workers removed the statue three months ago. Its final home hasn’t been decided yet. Jahd Khalil reports that when it comes to the monuments, context is everything.

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Virginia Senate Considering Legislation Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis

Lawmakers are considering a resolution that makes a declaration about the problem of racism. Michael Pope reports.

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