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“Go Down Moses!” Harriet Tubman in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “Go Down Moses!  Way down een Egypt lan and tell ole Pharoah let my people go!” Mother Moses aka Araminta Harriet Tubman Ross is someone that I have had a long term relationship with.  The first book that I ever took out of a library on …

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Gullah/Geechee Faith and Freedom

Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio continued its celebration of “Black History/African Heritage Month” 2013 by airing Gullah/Geechee Faith and Freedom 02/11 by GullahGeechee Riddim | Blog Talk Radio.   Tune in to learn about the history of Henry McNeal Turner who was a minister that later became the first southern bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Turner …

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Watch Night Wishes

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Hunnuh hafa tink bout wha de ancestas bin da see Bak a yonda win e bin da shout bout e dey a jubilee. De night fo de paypa bin gwine read fa see e free Gret dey e had ta bin a shoutin time eny! Wi dun …

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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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