JUST PUBLISHED February 2020
New article on Slave Auctions as part of The 1619 Project of the New York Times magazine
Anne C. Bailey
A writer, historian, and professor of History at SUNY Binghamton (State University of New York). Bailey is committed to a concept of “living history” in which events of the past are connected to current and contemporary issues.
Available for speaking engagements
Drawing on victims’ accounts and descendants’ memories, The Weeping Time uses the largest slave auction in U.S. history as a lens to explore the legacies of slavery, diaspora and the Civil War.
Gullah Geechee community finally credited with song “Kumbaya”
“Kum ba ya, my lord, Kum ba ya!
Kum ba ya, my lord, Kum ba ya!
Kum ba ya, my lord, Kum ba ya.
O Lord, Kum ba ya”