Pinterest stops promoting plantation weddings

Following urging from the civil rights advocacy group Colour of Change, Pinterest has remove plantation wedding content from their platform. And they are not the only ones …

Many advocates and eventprofs continuously expressed their concern of the overwhelming promotion of plantations as wedding venues despite the offensive history attached to these properties.

Pinterest took these concerns to heart and decided that it was best to remove this content. They were soon followed by Zola and

All of these companies will be rolling out specific guidelines as it relates to such content and will continue its discussions with Colour of Change.

What are your thoughts about this? Do you agree with the removal of this content? Let us know in the comments section below.

Alicia Roachford Brathwaite
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