An update now to a story about a battle site east of Richmond, a place of special significance for the role of the U.S. Colored Troops in Civil War history. As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, a developer has canceled plans to build a subdivision through the site.
Mallory Noe-Payne is Radio IQ's Richmond reporter and bureau chief. She's covered policy and politics from the state capital since 2016. She was a 2020-2021 recipient of the Fulbright Young Journalist Award. She spent a year in Munich, Germany researching memory, justice, and how a society can collectively confront its sins. Her Virginia-based coverage of home healthcare workers, voting rights, and Richmond’s Slave Trail have won national news awards.