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Tune in to the “Gullah/Geechee Love” Valentine’s Day edition of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio to hear Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation share how Gullah/Geechee love embraces and holds together the Gullah/Geechee family over the generations. Yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!
Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month 2021
De Gullah/Geechee Nation gladdee fa e time fa disya! Queen Quet. Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, the Gullah/Geechee Nation Wisdom Circle Council of Elders, and the Gullah/Geechee Nation Assembly of Representatives are putting on shoutin shoes in order to celebrate “Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month 2021.” The month will be launched at the “Gullah Moja Art Experience” reception on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 5 pm at the Cannon Street Theater in Charleston, SC.
De Wata Bring we: World Water Day @GullahGeechee
This year’s World Water Day, with the theme “Valuing Water”, asks: What does water mean to me? Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes listeners of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio on a journey through her response via “De Wata Bring We: World Water Day @GullahGeechee.” Tune een fa yeddi.
Black Philanthropy Month and #GullahGeechee2020
“Black Philanthropy Month 2020” is “a global celebration, revival and mobilization of Black giving in all its forms to advance Black communities everywhere.” Therefore, the leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation are calling on Black people around the world to celebrate “Black Philanthropy Month” as part of #GullahGeechee2020 by supporting this month by supporting Black institutions, organizations, and community projects.
#GullahGeechee2020-Celebrate the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s 20th Anniversary
Tune in to “Yeddi We! #GullahGeechee2020 Virtually” a dialogue between
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), Elder Carlie Towne, Representative Glenda Simmons-Jenkins and Dr. Amir Jamal Toure who are all leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.
July 2, 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the enstoolment of Queen Quet as the official Head pun de bodee of de Gullah/Geechee. Tune een fa #GullahGeechee2020 and yeddi bout de journey.
Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio Resonating the Signs and the Sounds of the Times
Over the many years that this broadcast has aired, it has presented the history and current events in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and also celebrated the continuation of Gullah/Geechee cultural traditions. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and through the days of the on-going protests over the lives of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, Queen Quet has continued to share the details of the stories that continue to unfold in these changes times.
Juneteenth Week Celebration in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
In solidarity with our family in Texas including those of the island of Galveston and those called “Black Seminole” and “Afro-Seminole” who are part of the Gullah/Geechee Diaspora, we celebrate Juneteenth annually. We continue to remain dedicated to this celebration of freedom in spite of the fact that many of our annual in-person events where we sound the drum will not take place for 2020. We pray that you will join us the entire week to celebrate virtually.
#GullahGeechee: Electing to Live Black History
Daily Dr. Amir Jamal Toure will tell you, “It’s about the people! We do this for the people!” Tune in to hear what the Gullah/Geechee people have done in regard to voting rights and what is to come for the coming elections.
Tune in to the annual Labor Day edition of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio to learn of the history of the labor movement as it relates to Gullah/Geechees and other people of African descent. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) challenges what has taken place in “right-to-work” states and how the wages and opportunities therein have remained so low that this continues to contribute to the movement against wage slavery and the battle for many native Gullah/Geechees to be able to afford to hold on to their land.
Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month 2017
In 2013, the Governors of the States of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia declared “Gullah/Geechee Awareness Month” and “Gullah/Geechee Heritage Month,” respectively. Since that time, the leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation have continued the celebration of “Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month.”