Long before Virginia was for lovers, it housed the capital of confederacy. IT makes me uncomfortable to write this, just as it makes you uncomfortable to read it.
157 years later, Standing out with fellow Virginians at the Robert E. Lee memorial in June 2020, I met A Virginia that isn't only for lovers. Virginia is for the countless black lives lost to racial injustice. every. single. day.
and below, bob Marley himself—redemption song.