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Opinion: What my Nextdoor neighbors don't get about the word 'plantation'

When I was living in Richmond, Virginia, in 2016, Black Lives Matter protests on Monument Avenue took place two miles from my house. Now that I live in Gainesville, Florida, a statue of Stonewall Jackson doesn't watch me drive to the playground the way it did when I lived in Virginia. [Source]

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