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Gullah/Geechee Sacred Ancestor’s Vision Comes to Life with the Opening of American Beach Museum

Story and Photos by Representative Glenda Simmons-Jenkins       The A. L. Lewis Historical Society has announced that the American Beach Museum will observe its grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at American Beach in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   Some of those who nurtured the museum from its inception, and labored to see it become …

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Queen Quet Invites You to Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2014

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) invites everyone to participate in Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week which culminates in the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™!”  Tune in to Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio as she and Kwame Sha discuss the festival and the vision for founding it: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2014/07/29/sc-coast-celebrates-gullahgeechee-nation-appreciation Yeddi bout de events fa de …

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KUJICHAGULIA-Self-Determination in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

In 1999, Marquetta L. Goodwine, who is the founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net), took the human rights violations that had taken place against Gullah/Geechee people of the coastal region of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Northeastern Florida of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Genevé, Switzerland.  With guidance …

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De Gullah/Geechee Rural Ooman

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Since October 2008, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of the Rural Woman annually. This year, I had the opportunity to celebrate this date with a broadcast on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” entitled “Gullah/Geechee Rural Ooman Feedin de Famlee” (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/10/21/gullahgeechee-rural-ooman-feedin-de-famlee). Each year the day is to acknowledge …

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1969 Hospital Workers’ Strike Marchers Honored with New Marker in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Mary Moultrie was one of the leaders of the Charleston Hospital Workers’ Strike.  She led approximately 400 workers off their jobs at what was then the Medical College of South Carolina Hospital and the nearby Charleston Memorial Hospital in 1969.  This group which was predominately Black and Gullah/Geechee women were seeking better working conditions and …

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Esau Jenkins and the Progressive Club’s Work Honored with a Historical Marker

Originally posted on The Jubilee Project – College of Charleston:
In 1948, Esau Jenkins founded the Progressive Club to encourage political education and voting registration as a means of uplifting the Charleston African-American community. Because of low funds, at first Jenkins had to host citizenship classes in his VW bus, driving people to and from…

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Gullah/Geechee TV Takes us to the “Soul Food Festival!”

Tune een an jayn we fa a “Black Music Month” paatee!  Gwine ta de “Soul Food Festival” wid GGTV!

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Holdin Pun Gullah/Geechee History & Heritage

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation discussed the struggles to be able to hold on to Gullah/Geechee history, language, and heritage on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio.  The segment can be tuned into here-> http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2012/11/06/gullahgeechee-heritage-history Queen Quet was able to present more details on these aspects of ourstory on Gullah/Geechee TV as well.  Tune in to …

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Yeddi bout de Gullah/Geechee Nation weeklee pun GGTV!

E time fa TV fa we-Gullah/Geechee TV! Ef hunnuh wan kno who webe, tune een ta GGTV!

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Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews Reaches 100,000 Views!

Congratulations to Gullah/Geechee TV! As the official television station of the Gullah/Geechee Nation approaches it 100th episode, it has reached 100,000 views from around the world.  Currently, the station focuses on weekly broadcast of news and events throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation and interview conducted by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with other Gullah/Geechees …

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