Monthly Archives: June, 2015

9 Days of Mourning in the Gullah/Geechee Nation: The Songs Return

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation at FMU

Emanuel 9, trust me, we sing these songs and we know your souls are clapping and shouting with us because these songs have brought us a mighty long way. So, for you, I sing another song today after nine days of mourning.

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Gwine ta Church: The Aftermath of the Charleston Massacre by Queen Quet

Gullah/Geechees Gathered at Lt. Mt. Olive

Just as in many historical times past, the acts of lynching of a community member and acts of bombings and burnings of Black churches caused us to hurt, but in that hurt we came together to uplift each other, the same is taking place now. One of the first messages to me in South Carolina came from supporters of the Gullah/Geechee Nation in Florida that wanted us to know that they are praying and standing in solidarity with the Gullah/Geechee Nation at their church. I gave thanks. Once again, we were coming together.

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Queen Quet to De Charleston Gullah/Geechee Family in Honor of My Friend Clementa Pinckney

South Carolina Senator Clementa Pinckney stands with Queen Quet whom he had honored through a state resolution.  The two united on many issues to uplift the Gullah/Geechee community in SC.  He will truly be missed.

“I went passed the church yesterday and the day before And it looked like no one was there to open the door. I wondered if my BrotherPastorFriend was there. I wanted to just hug Clementa again and to share. I went passed the church to be With more of my Charleston Gullah/Geechee Family, I got …

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Come Celebrate Juneteenth at the Jepson with the Gullah/Geechee Family!

Queen Quet at the Jepson

Come meet Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), Amiri Farris, Amir Jamal Toure, and many more of the native of the Gullah/Geechee Nation at the Juneteenth at the Jepson in Savannah, GA in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

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Queen Quet Returns to Walterboro to present “Gullah/Geechee Road ta Freedum!”

Queen Quet at Colleton County Memorial Library

Colleton County Summer Reading Program Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 10 am come celebrate the theme: “EVERY HERO HAS A STORY!” with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as she presents De Gullah/Geechee Road ta Freedum Histo-musical Admission is FREE! Bring de famlee and jayn we as we celebrate literacy and de Gullah/Geechee!

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