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Meet Me In The Bottom: The Struggle to Reclaim Richmond's African Burial Ground
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directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2010), 51 mins
The Burial Ground for Negroes (ca. 1750-1816) is located north of Broad Street, between 15th and 16th Streets. It is the oldest municipal cemetery for enslaved and free Blacks known to exist in the Richmond area. An 1810 map shows the Negro Burial Ground near Broad Street and Shockoe Creek. Today the Burial Ground...
directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2010), 51 mins
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Until the Well Runs Dry: Medicine and the Exploitation of Black Bodies
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directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour
The practice of disinterring cadavers (grave robbing or bodysnatching) for purposes of medical dissection was widespread in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States. Those individuals who job was to secure bodies for the dissecting labs of medical colleges were known as Resurrectionists. During the 1...
directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour
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