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Archive for December, 2013

Remembering Nelson Mandela

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U.S. National Slavery Museum Dream Becomes Closer

As the chairman of the Board of Directors of the U.S. National Slavery Museum (USNSM), I would like to express the board’s gratitude to Governor Robert F. McDonnell for including funds in the biennial budget to help the commonwealth, the city, and our institution begin the process of locating the USNSM in Richmond. The actions [...]

The world lost a voice of reason, compassion

Continuing Mandela’s March

Virginians know how to demand liberty’s dissemination. The citizens of this commonwealth who have sown such powerful seeds range from Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson to Oliver Hill and Spotswood Robinson. Residents of this state know how to make our voices heard, and how to turn one generation’s radical ideas about freedom into the next [...]

Ailes Apprentice Program 2013 Graduation Speech

It really is a pleasure and an honor to be here today, and I do not share that thought as some pro forma beginning for my remarks. I feel a great sense of pride in being invited to share this day with the young men and women in this room. And that I say that [...]

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