Charlottesville Newspaper Sued After Reporting on Local Family’s Ties to Slavery

Nicole Rojas
Oct 2, 2019 - 3:26
Charlottesville Newspaper Sued After Reporting on Local Family’s Ties to Slavery

ACharlottesville man is suing a local newspaper after it reported on his family’s slaveholding past. Edward Dickinson Tayloe II, a descendant of the earliest English settlers of Virginia, is also part of a lawsuit that seeks to stop the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee by the Charlottesville City Council.  Tayloe’s family history was mentioned in a profile written by the C-Ville Weekly in March. This article may have prompted the lawsuit, but the Tayloe’s slaveholding legacy is well-documented, according to
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