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The Legend of Black Dog

  I wonder if anyone in Richmond has considered erecting a statue in memory of Black Dog. This near-mythical, dread-locked stray canine roamed the streets of Richmond’s West End neighborhood for nearly fifteen years, some say, eluding animal control the… Read More ›

Richmond’s Difficult Legacy

Originally published in The Washington Times – Saturday, May 3, 2008 On April 4, 1865, just two days after Union forces had taken Richmond, President Abraham Lincoln arrived in the Confederate capital with his son Tad. The city’s black residents… Read More ›