Richmond mayor to discuss Virginia’s racist history at Freedom and Learning Forum

Mason's Freedom and Learning Forum: A Conversation about the Power of Symbols, Statues, and Race

Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney, community activist Martha Rollins and former Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy will speak on March 2 about confronting Virginia’s racist history during George Mason University’s Freedom and Learning Forum.

Stoney, Rollins and Bellamy will discuss the role of historical symbols, such as Confederate monuments, as Virginia attempts to engage with its history, address the wounds of racism and construct an accurate narrative of its past.

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