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Monument to emancipation unveiled, dedicated in Virginia

(AP) A monument that honors Virginians who fought against slavery and for freedom has been dedicated in the former capital of the Confederacy. The Virginia Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commission unveiled its Emancipation and Freedom Monument to a rain-soaked audience at Brown's Island on Sept. 22, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. Oregon-based artist Thomas Jay Warren created the ...

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