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The Skipwith-Roper Homecoming
Sesha Moon and Enjoli Moon (The JXN Project)
The first federally registered Black neighborhood in the United States was Jackson Ward, a once-booming economic and residential district in Richmond, Virginia. Through the Skipwith-Roper Homecoming initiative, Sisters Sesha Moon and Enjoli Moon are working to reconstruct the gambrel roof cottage of Richmond’s first known Black homeowner, Abraham Skipwith.
Black Travel is Essential
Kelli Lemon (Virginia Region Tourism)
Kelli Lemon is Virginia’s biggest cheerleader. She says that Richmond, Virginia will soon become the top destination for Americans to learn about Black American history.
That Which We Are Learning to Name
Jessica Lynne (ARTS.BLACK)
How an image of two unknown women brought arts critic Jessica Lynne back home to Virginia.
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