The Gourd of Wisdom Institute
www.tgowinstitute.com


Jus’ Blues Music Foundation
www.jusblues.org/


Justice for Girls (Anti Sex Trafficking)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference

www.nationalsclc.org


The Intl. Museum of Muslim Cultures
www.muslimmuseum.org/


​Little Black Pearl Art & Design Academy
www.blackpearl.org





The organization’s name pays historic homage to the tragic incidents surrounding the murder of Emmett Louis Till in 1955 in the Mississippi Delta.  The Black Bayou Bridge is referenced as the location where the brutalized body of the 14- year-old youth was discarded and eventually surfaced in the Tallahatchie River.   It is through this and other similar heinous acts of civil and human rights violations, where we seek to use these experiences as teachable moments of truth, unity, and reconciliation and redirect positive energies to build and enhance communities.          

Black Bayou


Partners

JOIN US on our efforts to help make a difference in the lives of others.  Find out how to become our partner and support our important initiatives through volunteering, partnering, donations, and in-kind support.

vision

To meet the needs of underserved populations by developing and managing customized community programs; safeguarding historic and cultural legacies; infusing educational components; and bolstering civic and social responsibility.    

The Black Bayou Bridge was built in 1916 in Glendora, Mississippi.  Though it is abandoned and out of use, it still stands.


Cultural Heritage Management 

Project Affiliations (previous and present) 

Clients

We specialize in the research, development, management, and evaluation of projects to assist individuals, families, local municipalities, agencies, and organizations.  We intend to improve the quality of life for children, youth, and adults in rural and urban “at-risk” communities. 

Contact Us to Speak to a Consultant on Our Development Programs 

or to Get Involved in Our Community Efforts!


Our History...


Black Bayou Cultural Heritage Management is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization organized in 2007.   Since our inception, our focus has been to address the multi-faceted concerns that plague communities and individuals with regard to cultural heritage management, training and development, environmental preservation, music and arts appreciation, and technical assistance.  Specifically, we desire to foster local and regional “teamships” that help us to develop and implement effective education, community and outreach programs.            

Brown Bread Media Project
www.brownbreadmedia.homestead.com

Calvary Baptist Church Medical Missions
http://www.cbcnyc.org/short-term-missions-2016
 
DeKalb County Dept. of Juvenile Justice
www.dekalbjuvenilecourt.org/
 
Delta Media Project
www.deltamediaproject.com/ 


Delta Research and Cultural Institute at
Mississippi Valley State University

www.mvsu.edu/university/delta_research.php


Generation2Generation
www.generation2generationatl.org/



Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation
www.MamieTillMobleyMemorialFoundation.org


Mississippi Valley State University
www.mvsu.edu


Nollie Jenkins Family Center
www.nolliejenkinsfamilycenter.org/


Randy Weston
www.randyweston.info/


The Soul Project
www.soulprojectint.org


Villa Rana Retreat Center
www.villaranajamaica.com