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Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans

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  • Description: To study the current impact and long-term inequities of slavery and subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African Americans
  • Workgroups:

  • Report Date: Annually
  • Expiration Date: July 1, 2024
  • Staff Contact:

    Dr. Gregg Kimball, Library of Virginia, (804) 692-3722,

All members appointed by Speaker of the House. Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
The Honorable Delores L. McQuinn, Chair
Vacancy (Cole, The Honorable Joshua G.) Speaker of the House  
All members appointed by Senate Committee on Rules. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
The Honorable Mamie E. Locke, Vice Chair
Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
Dr. Jody Allen Governor  
Dr. Edward L. Ayers Governor  
Dr. Andrea Douglas Governor  
Dr. John Kinney Governor  
Dr. Cassandra L. Newby-Alexander Governor  
Xavier Richardson Governor  
Dr. Karen Sherry Governor  
Daniel P. Watkins Governor  
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 2 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 1 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 8
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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