Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Wilmington on Fire Burns the Truth into the Minds of Many

“Wilmington on Fire” brings to the big screen the truth about what has been written of as the “Wilmington Race Riot of 1898.” This film brings out why this coup d’état would be more appropriately referred to as the “Wilmington Massacre.” The outstanding research that has been done by filmmaker, Christopher Everett and independent researcher, Kent Chatfield blazes the details of racial inequality and the long lasting negative impacts of terroristic acts that took place against numerous groups of people of African descent.

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Gullah/Geechee Leaders Join Activist Actors on Capitol Hill

Ted Danson, Kate Walsh and Sam Waterston have joined coastal leaders including Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) in Washington, D.C. to urge President Obama to abandon his plan to open the Atlantic Ocean to industrial offshore drilling for the first time in U.S. history.

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Wilmington on Fire Premieres at UNCW

January 21st at 7:30 pm at the UNCW Kenan Auditorium Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith, UNCW’s diversity and inclusion specialist, will moderate the panel discussion, “How Artists Can Create Social Change” following the screening of this long awaited documentary. The panelist will include filmmaker, Christopher Everett, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), “Always in Season” Director/Producer, Jackie Olive, “Cape Fear Rising” author, Philip Gerard, independent researcher, Kent Chatfield, spoken word artist, Khalisa Kelly Rae, and CEO of “Social Designs” Jada Monica Drew.

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Gullah/Geechee Ancestral Tears

We not only owe taxes, but a debt to our ancestors to insure that we hold onto the sacred ground in which their blood, sweat, and tears are embedded. The losing of any more of our land will only result in ancestral tears and the anguish and tears of the family members that are displaced.

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De Conch Gullah/Geechee Ezine January Edition

De international ezine of De Gullah/Geechee Nation’s January edition is out! The edition features Gullah/Geechee events for 2016, highlights musical artists Latrese Bush & Noel Gourdin, the premiere of the documentary, “Wilmington on Fire,” and provides and update on De Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archive.

Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi de conch da blo!

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Love in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

The mission of Unlimited Love and Life Coaching, LLC’s Blog Talk Radio Show, “Love Unlimited: Relationship Coaching with Kim and Sheronda” is to “discuss all forms and fashions of love.” On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2015 at 8:00pm EST, they will be discussing how love is expressed in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

This week’s topic: “Love in the Gullah/Geechee Nation with Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head-of-State of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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Healing Gullah/Geechee Land Through Prayers and Praise

On Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 1:30 pm, the Beaufort County community will gather at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park for “Pray-Z in the Park.” Everyone is invited to come out to pray to heal our land.

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Gwine Bak ta Olde Landmark: Investing in Gullah/Geechee Souls

“When we become a culture that denies our history, we become just another social club…”

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Meetin GAWD pun Gullah/Geechee Watas

“It wouldn’t have been so bad if they were any other profession, but they were card carrying fishermen.” was spoken, I thought about the battle that we have been fighting for five years to protect our fishermen from being persecuted for continuing to support themselves and feed their families from our waterways as our elders and ancestors did for generations. Just as with the fishermen in the scriptures, this is their livelihood.

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Come by Here Lawd!: Gullah/Geechee Spiritual Journey

As I stood in the place of the outpouring, “Bethesda Christian Fellowship” on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, I saw the Spirit of GOD filling the space and moving through the congregation. I could feel the presence of those that are now in the realm of the ancestors that had been a part of this congregation and used to sing, “Come by Here Lawd!”

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