Category Archives: Gullah/Geechee Athletes
Honoring Gullah/Geechee Champion Smokin Joe Frazier
As I traveled the road in my home county of Beaufort, SC, I reflected on when a road got named after Heavy Weight Boxing Champion of the World, Smokin’ Joe Frazier. People that see that road here may wonder why since many people incorrectly believe that Smokin’ Joe was from Philadelphia where they have a statue of the fictional boxer, “Rocky” and didn’t place one there for Joe. So, to help folks get the truth, I thought it would be appropriate to honor someone that I knew and loved on his birthday, January 12th by setting the record straight.
Boxer Zeke Wilson featured on Gullah/Geechee TV
Tune in to this week’s episode of Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation interviews boxer, Zeke Wilson who is a native of historic St. Helena Island, SC. He has returned home to do a special book signing at the St. Helena Branch Library on July 6, 2016 at 6 pm. Be there to get in the ring for “The Eighth Round.”
Charleston RiverDogs Hit a Gullah/Geechee Home Run!
The Gullah/Geechee Nation carries a unique culture through centuries of American history dating back to its African roots. The Lowcountry is home to the history of these people, their language and crafts, and the Charleston RiverDogs will honor them with a special night. On Friday, August 1, Gullah Heritage Night will be celebrated at Joseph …
Gullah/Geechee Nation Night at the Joe with the Charleston RiverDogs!
Batters up! Take your family out to the ball game for Gullah/Geechee Nation Night at the Joe with the Charleston RiverDogs to launch the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2014” and raise funds for the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network. Use the code: GULLAH14 at http://cr1.glitnirticketing.com/crticket/web/logingroup1.php?&refresh=1395237684 Come enjoy the baseball game and the fireworks! …
Cummings Brothers from the Gullah/Geechee Nation Set Weightlifting Records!
Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio did a special broadcast to help raise funds for Brother CJ and Omar Cummings to leave Beaufort, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation to go to the Team USA Competition in Louisiana. On the broadcast, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) interviewed these young men and their mother who live …