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The Homecoming

Airs Tuesday March 21 at 10 p.m. on WKSU

America’s first federally registered Black neighborhood is getting some love. Jackson Ward in Richmond Virginia was once known as “Black Wall Street” and the "Harlem of the South.” Now, sisters Enjioli and Sesha Joi Moon are working to restore it, starting with the home of the first Black homeowner there, Abraham Skipwith.