Tag Archives: Johns Island

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

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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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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