Mayor Stoney: Diversity, context needed on Monument Avenue

Posted at 2:20 PM, Jun 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-22 21:28:43-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced the formation of a Monument Avenue Commission to help "redefine the false narrative of the Confederate statues that line Richmond's grandest boulevard."

The commission he said, would be made up of experts in history, art, government culture, as well as community leaders.

It is led by American Civil War Museum CEO Christy Coleman and Library of Virginia Director of Education and Outreach Gregg Kimball.



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