Monday, March 20, 2017

Remembering ... The Ark of No Return, Consider the Legacy, Lest We Forget

On March 25, 2015, there was an unveiling of a permanent memorial to honour the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade at the United Nations plaza in New York City. Learn more here.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Lumpkin's Jail "seed project in greater plan" for ... a Memorial Park?

Please put both these dates in March on your calendar and plan to attend:

Tues. March 7, 2017 at VUU, 5:30-8 pm - Community Consultation Meeting at Virginia Union University. For information, call 804-646-7322 or contact

Mon. March 27, 2017 at City Hall, 6-7 pm – Sacred Ground Project will present a statement during the public comment period on the Community Proposal for a Nine Acre Shockoe Bottom Memorial Park. Facebook event page: Memorial Park Support at Mar 27 City Council Meeting


Michael Paul Williams brings perspective to the 2017 climate in Richmond for historic resources and their value to the present: