Dear Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and members of the Monument Avenue Commission,
We are native Richmonders and also the great, great grandsons of Stonewall Jackson. As two of the closest living relatives to Stonewall, we are writing today to ask for the removal of his statue, as well as the removal of all Confederate statues from Monument Avenue. They are overt symbols of racism and white supremacy, and the time is long overdue for them to depart from public display.
Former members of the previous Richmond mayor's security detail have filed a lawsuit claiming they were forced to work unpaid overtime. The Richmond Times Dispatch reports that the lawsuit was … Click to Continue »
In the wake of a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, says his city should consider removing or relocating its Confederate statues. Mayor Levar Stoney's … Click to Continue »
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney's panel on monuments has postponed its September hearing. The mayor's office announced Friday that the decision was made "in the interests of public safety" and to … Click to Continue »
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has ordered a city commission to consider removing the city's monuments to Confederate leaders — an option for the statues that was previously not being considered. Stoney said he will not allow the city ...