Local Residents Mull Design Issues for UVA Memorial to Enslaved Laborers

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:00 -- mes3xg

About 40 local residents joined design consultants, University of Virginia representatives and students Friday night to consider ideas about what a memorial to the enslaved African-American workers who helped build and maintain the University might convey.The idea of a memorial to UVA’s enslaved laborers has gained momentum and support over the past several years. It was built into the mission of the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University, which President Teresa A. Sullivan established three years ago. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Anne E. Bromley)