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VaNews for 2017 House of Delegates - District 71 - Regular General



HOUSE CANDIDATES CAUTIOUS ON CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS

By GRAHAM MOOMAW , Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

When the topic of Confederate statues came up in the campaign for a semi-competitive House of Delegates district in suburban Richmond, it was hard to tell the Democrat from the Republican. Dawn M. Adams, a health care professional running as a Democrat in a district that covers part of Richmond’s storied Monument Avenue, answered a question at a candidate forum last week by saying many people find the monuments “hurtful,” but many see them as history and “pieces of museum-esque art.”

VaNews September 18, 2017