While the United Daughters of the Confederacy were holding their annual convention in Richmond, more than 50 antiracist activists gathered outside the organization’s headquarters.
The Museum of the Confederacy, located in downtown Richmond, closed on September 30, 2018.
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About 45 people, most of them African-Americans in their 20s, rallied June 16 outside the Petersburg police station just a few days after a video was posted on social media showing what appears to be police brutality against 19-year-old Devin Thomas. The rally was called by the police accountability group Virginia Cop Block.
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“We see this as a site of conscience and one that shouldn’t just be quickly covered up with a baseball stadium,” Meeks said.