TRAVEL TO SLAVERY SITES: U.S. Plantation Tours

Find out first hand what plantation life was like for the enslaved. Many historic plantations have been preserved and are open to the public. Donate to support ongoing archaeological projects.

 

What's Happening Today?

In 1920, black farmers owned 16-18 million acres of land; today that number is down to 1 million due to lack of access to capital and pervasive systemic racism in rural communities.  Find out more:

What Reparations Could Mean to Black Farmers

2019-01-20

Every American should make a pilgrimage to a plantation in his or her lifetime to better understand the impact of enslavement.

PLANTATION TOURS

Historic changes are coming to how plantations recount their histories, as society begins to deal with the legacy of enslavement. Watch as black and white descendants of Thomas Jefferson discuss his relationship with Sally Hemmings.