Ballpark May Be Built on 'Sacred' Slave-Trade Grounds in Virginia

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Proposed Ballpark Sparks Controversy in Richmond, Virginia

Controversy surrounds the building of a proposed ballpark over land where African-Americans were once sold as slaves in Richmond, Virginia. Here is a look at the facts surrounding the issue.Natelege Whaley (@Natelege)


In this photo a historical marker marks the sacred Old Negro Burial Ground. (Photo: AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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