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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 […]

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 […]

Sapelo Island Geechee Red Peas Reach the Plates of Athens, Georgia

Athens, Georgia restaurant LRG Provisions has entered a relationship with the Sapelo Island Cultural and Revitalization Society (SICARS) to bring Sapelo Island Geechee Red Peas […]

Heynen and Bailey Awarded Grant from UGA’s Willson Center for Humanities and Arts

Co-Directors Nik Heynen and Maurice Bailey were notified that they have been awarded a research grant titled “Remembering Yesterday, Fighting for Tomorrow: The Cornelia Walker […]

New Start for SICARS Sugarcane Effort

In 2015 a team of people, including Cornelia Walker Bailey,William “Doc Bill” Thomas, Clemson University Professor Stephen Kresovich, Jerome Dixon, Maurice Bailey, Stanley Walker and others worked […]

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