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Historical Effects of Migration on Gullah/Geechee Cultural Continuation

ueen Quet, Chieftess, Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Information, Dr. Najmah Thomas, and Dr. Jessica Berry of the Gullah/Geechee Nation opened the “Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Conference” with a session entitled “Historical Effects of Migration on Gullah/Geechee Cultural Continuation.”

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Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month Launches with Queen Quet Gullah/Geechee Legacy Library Ribbon Cutting

beginning of “Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month.” The official launch celebration will be a Gullah/Geechee Dinner Dance at Scott’s Grand’s Destiny Café in North Charleston, SC.

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Gullahs of Achievement A Celebration of Black History

The landmark St. Helena Branch Library will host its annual free Black History Month celebration on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6 pm.  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition will provide the keynote address for the program themed “Gullahs of Achievement.”  Queen Quet will focus on the legacy of Gullah/Geechee native Robert S. Abbott who founded “The Defender” newspaper and how his publication altered the history of tens of thousands of people of African descent during the era that is now referred to as “The Great Migration.”

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Words from a Gullah/Geechee Living Legend on A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) When he founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915, [now the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) “Carter G. Woodson labored under the belief that historical truth would crush falsehoods and usher in a new …

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Black History, Black Codes and Civil Rights

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) announced the theme for “Black History Month 2014” which is “Civil Rights in America.”  This theme coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  However, on this episode of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio,” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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Living Legacy of the Gullah/Geechee by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

“Hunnuh caan kno mi storee ef hunnuh na kno mi redawaas hunnuh sef!” • Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation “To know Gullah/Geechee culture, you have to live it!” • Carolee Holmes Goodwine Brown Climbing the Hill each time has truly been a GOD given journey for me.  Each time that I have flown …

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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Honored by the Black History Month Founders!

ASALH LIVING LEGACY AWARDS RECIPIENTS SELECTED The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Living Legacy Award to be presented at its 87th Annual Black History Month Luncheon, February 23, 2013 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.   On this …

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