Postmortem – The Story of the Richmond Grave Robber

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This documentary is the final product of five months of researching, interviewing, shooting and editing. It’s a historical documentary produced by myself and my fellow journalism students, Sean Hicks and Dante Land. The film looks into the dark history of medical schools in the 1800s, which practiced grave robbing as a means of acquiring cadavers for medical dissection.

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Richmond locals march after Ferguson decision

“Police, police. KKK. How many kids did you kill today.”

“They say Jim Crow, we say hell no.”

Chants of protest filled the air in downtown Richmond Tuesday night as men, women and children took to the streets to rally against the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

Hundreds of protesters met at the steps of the John Marshall Courts Building where several VCU students gave speeches voicing their disagreement with the decision and showing support for Brown’s family and the Ferguson community. The crowd then marched through the downtown area, chanting, singing and waving signs of protest.

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