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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.
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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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.