This is the tale of a black park ranger and a white landowner, the descendant of slaveowners, in Louisiana. It’s a story about the unearthing of grievances, about perception, truth and how history is recounted. The piece is a narrative, in a sense, about the importance of narrative—of stories and how they are told.

Read “Reaping What Was Sown On the Old Plantation,” by Ginger Thompson

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