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History Happy Hour with Anne Cross: A Black Family’s Incredible Story of Violence, Resistance, and Resilience in the Early Days of Reconstruction
November 14, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
In May 1866, Lucy Richardson walked from Richmond to King William County, Virginia, to reclaim her daughter from their former enslavers. Discovering that she had been brutally beaten, Lucy determined to seek justice. Drawing upon recent archival discoveries this talk will explore how this story went “viral” in 1866, but remains largely unknown to audiences today.
– with Bibb Edwards, Independent Scholar