The Virginia General Assembly set up a $30,000 perpetual care fund in 1930 to care for the Confederate gravesites at Oakwood Cemetery.
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Years of taxpayer money has kept Confederate cemeteries in pristine condition. Can there be true equity for historic African-American burial grounds?
On most Saturdays since 2013, volunteers have met at East End Cemetery in Henrico County to hack away at the vines and weeds that have choked gravesites there for decades.