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New York Times Article about our Sapelo Island Project

December 8, 2020 Comments off

Story in The Bitter Southerner that covers our Sapelo Island Project

November 24, 2020 Comments off

Sweet (and sticky) redemption

September 29, 2020 Comments off

There is no U.S. agricultural history without the expertise and labor of African people who were enslaved across the South, including the Gullah/Geechee people of the lower Atlantic Coast. But the violence of slavery and white supremacy is tied up with the crops that grew the global economy, embedding sugarcane, cotton, rice, and other historic commercial crops with a traumatic legacy.

[Read whole essay here]