The Defenders are asking supporters of Richmond's African Burial Ground to send the following e-mail to Dr. Michael Rao, President of Virginia Commonwealth University, with copies to Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones, Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and the Defenders.
If you are sending the e-mail on behalf of an organization, please include your position in the group.
The Defenders will forward copies of all e-mails to Gov. McDonnell, whose Web site does not provide an e-mail address. Or you may e-mail him directly by filling out a form on his Web site at: www.governor.virginia.gov/AboutTheGovernor/contactGovernor.cfm)
Ana Edwards - Chair, Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project
Phil Wilayto - Editor, The Virginia Defender