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Join a Committee to Claim Alexandria’s Equal Justice Initiative Monument

Alexandria, VA – Alexandria has begun the process to claim its Equal Justice Initiative monument in solemn recognition of its two documented lynchings. Alexandria...

Photos: A Candlelight Vigil at Contrabands & Freedmen Cemetery Memorial

ALEXANDRIA,VA- What is the price of freedom? For more than 1,700 former enslaved African Americans buried in Alexandria, it meant everything. Over the weekend...

What’s the Vision for the Alexandria Historical Society in 2019?

By Shenise Foster Alexandria’s history is rich, but it’s important to remember that Alexandrians were real people like you and me. In fact, that’s this...

Alexandria to Honor Lynching Victims by Claiming National Memorial for Peace...

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Alexandria’s past is imperfect, but embracing that fact gives the city its strength. On Tuesday, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved...

Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century Premieres December 1 on WETA TV...

The conclusion of the documentary trilogy captures the evolution of Alexandria, Virginia from the 1900’s to present-day A new film produced by WETA, the...

Contraband – The Path from Bound to Free

By Kris Gilbertson PBS and various production companies (Lone Wolf, Dave Zabel, and David Zucker) that collaborated on Mercy Street carefully researched the history and...
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