The NY Times 1619 Project Revisited

The NY Times 1619 Project Revisited

Dear Baileyblog readers, This past year, it was an honor to participate in the prize winning 1619 Project which commemorates 400 years of African presence and the legacy of slavery in the United States.  Congratulations again to NY Times reporter and 1619 Project...
A poem by Sasha Smith, Leaving

A poem by Sasha Smith, Leaving

  Leaving   you are Leaving you are a Generation of Leaving you are a People of Leaving   you are black boy leaving you are black boy snatched, you are dragged down dirt, down dust, down the shells of boats, down sea, down ocean, down under water....
The Slave Auction:  A Poem

The Slave Auction: A Poem

This week, thanks to a friend and colleague, I rediscovered Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and her poem on a slave auction.  Harper was an African American abolitionist, suffragist, and writer. One part of her biography speaks to me today. In 1859, the same year of the...
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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