Reenvisioning Richmond's Past: Race, Reconciliation, and Public History in the Modern South, 1990-Present
Journal of Southern History
The article explores the history of race relations and slavery in Richmond, Virginia with regard to the 2020 removal of Confederate monuments in the region. Topics discussed include the order issued by Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney to remove Confederate statues in the city, the efforts of neighborhood groups and grassroots organizations to acknowledge the African American history in Richmond's public history narratives, and the racial violence in the Oregon Hill neighborhood of Richmond.
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Original Publication Citation
Chiles, M. T. (2022). Reenvisioning Richmond's past: Race, reconciliation, and public history in the modern south, 1990-present. Journal of Southern History, 88(4), 707-752. https://doi.org/10.1353/soh.2022.0218
Chiles, Marvin T., "Reenvisioning Richmond's Past: Race, Reconciliation, and Public History in the Modern South, 1990-Present" (2022). History Faculty Publications. 53.
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