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End VCU/MCV Parking on Richmond's African Burial Ground

Dear friends,

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:

Ana Edwards - Chair, Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project
Phil Wilayto - Editor, The Virginia Defender


This petition was delivered to:
  • Richmond City Mayor
    Dwight C. Jones
  • Virginia Commonwealth University President
    Michael Rao
  • Virginia Defenders of Freedom, Justice, & Equality
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