Romanticizing Slavery: Are Plantation Weddings Insensitive?

At some point, is it possible to move on from America’s brutal past?

Image sourced from Boone Hall Plantation

The hanging branches of oak trees with Spanish moss shade the pathway. Lush greenery and rich browns encase any viewer in an ethereal taste of the antebellum South. Towards the end, as if witnessing the fading tunnel light of a lived life, weathered red brick and glistening white columns beckon…

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Maya L, M.A.

Maya L, M.A.

I explore the intersectionality of race and culture from a humanistic lens. Host of The Renegade Professor Podcast.