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155 Years After Escaping Slavery, The Story of Martha Ann Fields Comes To The Stage

155 years ago, a woman enslaved in Hanover County gathered six of her children - including an infant - and took a dangerous journey toward freedom. The story of Martha Ann Fields was long hidden, but comes to life in a performance at the Hanover Tavern. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Valentine Exhibit Examines Richmond's 400-Year Monumental History

An exhibit at the Valentine Museum looks at the historical context of public monuments in Richmond from the era of European explorers through the present day. The Museum aims to facilitate discussion about what the City chooses to commemorate and chooses to forget. Gabrielle Jones has more for Virginia Currents.