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Photo by Kristen Zeis, The Virginian-Pilot. Beheaded statues on the Confederate monument in Portsmouth, Va., on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

Many segregationists are still revered as heroes or a part of some shared heritage, even 150 years after the first tributes appeared in Virginia. A bitter legacy for others, they evoke painful memories. In the wake of renewed calls for social justice, many such tributes are being removed.

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Most Civil War monuments honor Confederates who fought to preserve slavery. But a few of those former soldiers went on to help some African Americans after the war. Now, people are taking a closer look at their legacies. 

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After more than a decade of research, academics identified a small white building on William & Mary's campus that a school for enslaved children.

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Researchers found evidence of human remains at the original site of Williamsburg's First Baptist Church.

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A new study finds flood insurance rates should increase more than 800% in some cities to more accurately reflect flood risk. 

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Are we alone in the universe? A team of NASA scientists, including a Hampton University grad, are hoping to find the answers.

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Virginia Beach native Will Overman's debut album, "The Winemaker's Daughter," is out now.

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St. Paul's residents and housing advocates filed the lawsuit in January 2020.

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