Unlike many plantation tours, which lionize wealthy white slaveowners, the Whitney Plantation in Louisiana tells the violent history of slavery from the perspective of the people who were chained, maimed, and molested.
Whitney Plantation owner John Cummings has commissioned stark artwork for the site, including realistic statues of slave children found throughout the museum. Woodrow Nash's ceramic and bronze full figured slave children
"Underwater sculptures are the work of British sculptor, Jason Taylor. Moliniere bay in Grenada, West Indies." I would love to SCUBA down and see this amazing tribute to the Africans thrown to sea on the journey to slavery in America.
White Man Starts Country’s First Slave Museum, Will Include Decapitated Heads - Cummings is telling the story by restoring Whitney Plantation, a former slave plantation located in Wallace, just west of New Orleans.