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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.
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 …