Richmond Stories | Episode 2

Voting History with Willie Dell

In this episode, Bill and Eric are joined by Christina Vida, the Valentine’s Curator of General Collections, and Willie Dell, the first black woman to serve on Richmond City Council. While Christina discusses the tumultuous history of voting rights in Richmond and what that reveals about the city today, trailblazer Willie Dell talks about her experiences with the political process in 1970s Richmond, her time on city council and what kind of city she hopes Richmond can be.