Combating systemic/symbolic racism and virtual tours of enslaved people’s dwellings. Credit: WTJU

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This week on WTJU’s Soundboard, Norah, Ali and Emily talked with host Lewis Reining about efforts to combat symbolic and systemic racism in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, including the Charlottesville Food Justice Network’s new action list and the memorialization of lynching victim John Henry James.
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Emily Hays

Emily Hays grew up in Charlottesville and graduated from Yale in 2016. She covered growth, development, and affordable living. Before writing for Charlottesville Tomorrow, she produced a podcast on education and caste in Maharashtra, India.

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Ali Sullivan

Ali Sullivan is a graduate of the University of Virginia. She received a B.A. in Media Studies and Government in 2020.