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Gullah/Geechee Queen’s Chronicles: When Family is Foreign to You

Middle Passage Month was tumultuous not only in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, but throughout the many island nations that are part of the African Diaspora due to the major hurricanes and tropical storms that brought winds and rains the likes of which this generation has never seen.  As I watched them on the screen, I felt like our ancestors had endured the same things as the billows rolled against the enslavement vessels tossed around at sea on their months long journeys. 

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Story of the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s Seminole History and the Underground Railroad on Florida TV

FLORIDA CROSSROADS FLORIDA’S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: SOUTHERN ROUTE TO FREEDOM Centuries before a secret network was formed to help slaves escape to Northern states and Canada, The Underground Railroad ran South.  As early as 1587, Spain’s La Florida was recorded to be a safe haven for freedom seekers resisting enslavement. In this Florida Crossroads, we remember …

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Gullah/Geechee Seminole Diaspora Reunion Completes a Circle of Reconnection

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation has dedicated her life to educating the world on the history, heritage, and culture of Gullah/Geechees.  In so doing, she has set out on a journey to numerous areas of the United States and around the world to reconnect the Gullah/Geechee Diapsora.   The Wisdom Circle Council of …

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