Two professors of peace studies boarded a tour bus in Louisiana, headed to gauge first-hand two historic French Creole plantations. Although this may sound like the beginning of an aberrant joke, its a true story. In fact, it’s my story. My friend and former Yale classmate Alexandra Carroll, professor of religion and peace studies at George
Touring a former Louisiana slave plantation stirs up some inconvenient truths about present-day America — despite what the tour guides choose to omit.