Tag Archives: Johns Island

Stop I-526 Extension from Destroying the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition has stood in opposition to the expansion of I-526 onto the Sea Islands of Charleston County, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation for close to a decade! We have successfully opposed this in a myriad of ways along with others that do all that we can to #Nix526! We are calling on you to send in letters from around the world to help us stop this destructionment project! Write in and tell them to choose “NO BUILD!” Protect the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s Sea Islands!

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Angel Oak Fellowship on Johns Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) has been a part of the efforts to save the Angel Oak on Johns Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation for several years.  They are now working with the Lowcountry Open Land Trust to raise $3.6 million to create the Angel Oak Preserve on 17 acres of property surrounding the …

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

Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) attended the event as well and has documented the unveiling on the Gullah/Geechee blog which can be found here). The Gullah/Geechee Nation is a “nation within a nation” representing the rights of Gullah people and preserving and promoting the unique Gullah culture here in the Lowcountry.  The Nation corresponds …

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Continuing to Progress on Johns Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Many times over the years, I have taken the journey on Highway 17 and then turned to take the bridge over to Johns Island.  I have had celebrated at the annual Sea Island Cultural Arts Festival on the island and been invited into a home built …

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Celebrating Gullah/Geechee Foundations of Black History

Celebrating Gullah/Geechee Black History 02/04 by GullahGeechee Riddim | Blog Talk Radio focused on the life stories of Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of “Black History Month” and native Gullah/Geechee Civil Rights activist, Septima P. Clark.  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee …

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