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Gullah/Geechee, Hoppin’ John, and Greens and What This Means
Hunnuh chillun ain pose ta gwine een ta de Nyew Year widout de Hoppin John and de greens!
Imani-Faith & Freedom in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
The final day of Kwanzaa is “imani” which means “faith.” In the Gullah/Geechee Nation this is not just a principle to end or begin a year with, but it is something to walk by daily. The day of Kwanzaa on which imani is celebrated happens to also be the “Emancipation Day” in the Gullah/Geechee Nation …