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Annals of the AAG article by Dean Hardy, Maurice Bailey, and Nik Heynen: “We’re still here”: An Abolition Ecology Blockade of Double Dispossession of Gullah/Geechee Land

Narratives of resilience to sea-level rise too often perpetuate social violence. An abolitionist climate justice praxis necessitates seeing beyond physical inundation to sea-level rise as […]

New York Times Article about Sapelo Sugarcane Project

Reviving a Crop and an African-American Culture, Stalk by Stalk On the Georgia coast, Maurice Bailey is making sugar cane syrup as a way to […]

Story in The Bitter Southerner that covers Sapelo Island Sugarcane Project

Story by SHANE MITCHELL | Photographs by RINNE ALLEN (excerpt from bottom of story) The next morning, before leaving on the ferry, Maurice Bailey handed […]

Article in Georgia Farmers and Consumer Market Bulletin about Sapelo Sugarcane Project

Sugarcane is the foundation of efforts to preserve, revitalize Geechee culture on Sapelo Island By Amy Carter amy.carter@agr.georgia.gov Sapelo Island was the epicenter of early […]

Scalawag article by Maurice Bailey and Nik Heynen: Sweet (and sticky) redemption

Gullah/Geechee of Sapelo Island reclaim sugarcane to fight cultural erasure There is no U.S. agricultural history without the expertise and labor of African people who […]

State legislature Working to Permit Sale of Heritage Preserve Lands to Private Entities by Dean Hardy, Maurice Bailey and Nik Heynen in the Darien News

Georgia’s heritage preserves are spread across the state. Many residents consider them an important tool for preserving our cultural and environmental legacies. Georgia House Bill […]

Success in the Sugarcane Fields: A Look into This Year’s Harvest

Last week, volunteers associated with the Cornelia Walker Bailey Program participated in the harvesting of sugarcane in conjunction with the Sapelo Island Cultural and Revitalization […]

Indigo Planted in May is Harvested

In December of 2018, the Cornelia Walker Bailey Program entered a partnership with the International Center for Indigo Culture (ICIC) and the State Botanical Garden […]

Expansion of Land on SICARS Farm Lot

In October, the land on the left perimeter of SICARS largest farm plot (Lot 1) was cleared through the use of controlled fire. Volunteers gathered […]

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