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‘Emancipation is a movement’: One Senator’s fight to end her state’s legacy of injustice

Virginia state Senator Jennifer McClellan  stood on the banks of the James River in Richmond last Wednesday, watching history unfold in front of her. With a crowd looking on, officials removed a covering to unveil the awe inspiring Emancipation and Freedom Monument; the first state-sponsored statue in the country honoring enslaved peoples fight for freedom. […]