Tag Archives: Amelia Island

Fernandina Beach Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

The Town of Fernandina Beach is continuing its tradition of proclaiming “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!” Mayor Miller presented Gullah/Geechee Nation Representative Glenda Simmons-Jenkins with the proclamation during their town council meeting.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

The Town of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, FL proclaimed its first “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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The Movement for the American Beach Museum on the Sands of Amelia Island

by Glenda Simmons-Jenkins The team that put the American Beach Museum project in motion has watched it progress through starts and stops to a completed product. Eve Jones had a front-row seat in the process. But she wasn’t sitting down. The Nassau County native grew up in Callahan and lived most of her adult life …

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American Beach: The Economics of Representation during Segregation

American Beach lies on Amelia Island in the Florida area of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  This beach opened in 1935 during the segregation era in America and became a haven for all classes of Black people to be able to gather together and enjoy one another.  The businesses along the boardwalk where all Black owned.  Today, …

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Our Special Guest, Queen Quet 02/21 by MrPresidentCFO of the Elijah Show

Tune in as Brother Elijah welcomes Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to his airwaves at Our Special Guest, Queen Quet 02/21 by MrPresidentCFO | Blog Talk Radio. This 2 hour broadcast was a discussion of the origins of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and cultural and economic empowerment and stability via the ownership of land.  Brother …

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