10 December 2015

Photos from today's Press Conference

Speaker Elizabeth Kambourian discusses research into the multitude of slave trading sites and supporting businesses of the Shockoe Bottom district.

Solomon Northup descendant, Vera Williams, describes her ancestor grandfather's stop in Richmond during his forced journey from freedom in New York to enslavement in Louisiana.

John Mitchell talks about namesake - his great, great uncle, Richmond Planet editor John Mitchell Jr.and the ancestors between who fought for justice through journalism.  

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