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Shockoe Bottom Site Still at Issue

Peter Galuszka, a Washington Post contributing blogger, highlights the lines being drawn between proponents of a new ballpark for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels (Eastern League) in downtown Richmond (VA) at Shockoe Bottom, and opponents who view the area as sacred ground where several hundred thousand Africans were sold into slavery and many were buried.  Read more here

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