Virginia

Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves

Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves

Brian Palmer

PHOTOGRAPHY | MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with NarrativelyIn Richmond, Virginia, an overgrown cemetery had become a dreary dumpsite. Now a crew of volunteers is making sure these bygone lives don’t get lost to history.

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

Brian Palmer

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with BuzzFeed. A group of volunteers has been working to reclaim two neglected Virginia cemeteries from nature’s grasp.