Gullah/Geechee Living History Series at St. Helena Island Branch Library-Black History Month 2015
The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition continues its FREE St. Helena Branch Library “Gullah Living History Series” with two Black History Month events on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation linked to the theme “African American History Across America.” Each event will feature readings for the “Gullah/Geechee Read In.” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will also release her new book, “WEBE Gullah/Geechee: Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology.”
Bring de famlee fa yeddi who de Gullah/Geechee be!”
Queen Quet & Dr. Amir Jamal Toure present
“Gullah/Geechee Cornerstones of American History”
6-7:30 pm Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
“Come Hell or High Water”
will be shown on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Noon
followed by an interactive discussion concerning keeping historic Black communities alive.
For more information email GullGeeCo@aol.com or call (843) 838-1171.
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