Remembering The Weeping Time Slave Auction

Remembering The Weeping Time Slave Auction

  Dear Baileyblog Readers, Today is the 162nd anniversary of the event called The Weeping time -the largest slave auction in American history. I hope you will take a moment to consider the 400+ enslaved people who were separated from their families on March 2 and...
Poem for Elijah Cummings  by Brenda Cave James

Poem for Elijah Cummings by Brenda Cave James

This past week, we were all blown away by the poetry of Amanda Gorman at President Biden’s inauguration.    It was beautiful, it was searing, it was aspirational.  I could not help but think of another bard and Baileyblog contributor, Brenda Cave James, and her...
Celebrating a 30th anniversary

Celebrating a 30th anniversary

I realized this week that it has been three decades since my first publication.  I am feeling particularly thankful to mark this anniversary.  It has not always been easy but I am happy that I am still at it. For all these years and more, I have been committed to...
The 1619 Project Revisted

The 1619 Project Revisted

Dear Baileyblog readers, I wrote this post some months ago when 1619 was being both heralded and critiqued by various parties and I am reposting now. Not much has changed on that front except some of 1619 critics are now calling for the Pulitzer Prize Foundation to...
Find Anne C. Bailey's non-fiction book : The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History on Amazon.

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