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WHAT IS THE 
DESCENDANTS PROJECT?

 

The Descendants Project is an emerging organization committed to the intergenerational healing and flourishing of the Black descendant community in the Louisiana river parishes. The lands of the river parishes hold the intersecting histories of enslavement, settler colonialism, and environmental degradation.

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Meet the New Mellon Foundation Initiative That Is Keeping and Shaping Our Places

The New York–based organization’s Humanities in Place program aims to support designers who are preserving and building more just communities.

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A proposal for a massive grain export terminal in Louisiana has run into trouble

NPR features The Descendants Project

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Court ruling returns Wallace land to residential zoning

The Descendants Project celebrate victory in the courts.

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IN THE NEWS

Friday, December 1, 2023

Joy Banner told to curtail remarks or risk arrest

The Lens

Friday, February 23, 2024

Facing America’s traumatic history head-on through tourism
Some plantations in the South are finally dropping the hoop skirts and mint juleps and telling a new story — from the perspective of those who were enslaved.

Boston Globe

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Louisiana plantation, home to 1811 slave revolt, is under Black ownership for first time

NOLA.com

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