I was walking through Magnolia Gardens the first time I thought about turning the #seesomeworld into a blog.
Let me explain: visiting a plantation as a Black person is a bizarre experience, but probably not for the reasons you think, like being spooked by the spirits of dead enslaved men and women. This was my first plantation visit (I’ve been to many since), and my conflict started with just paying to get in. I mean, like, the place where people once were enslaved is now a popular tourist attraction and you can host your wedding there?!!
On the other hand, plantations are very, very beautiful.Read More