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The Middle Passage, Gullah/Geechee, and SAV

Enslavement advertisements in Savannah marketed the “Black gold/Black cargo” to insure people were aware of the “superior attributes of African slaves from Gambia, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast, Angola, and New Calabar.” The “slave trade” on River Street in Savannah began as “intercolonial domestic trade” with enslaved Africans being brought from South Carolina to be sold into bondage or to be rented out to clear the land that would become Carolina gold rice and Sea Island cotton fields as well as to be built up to become the city of Savannah.

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From the Middle Passage to the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes listeners on a journey through the Middle Passage journey from the Motherland to the Sea Islands on this episode of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio entitled “Middle Passage Journey to the Sea Islands” http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/09/23/middle-passage-journey-to-the-sea-islands.  This water passageway came to be due to the crime against humanity called the …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: Founders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Fest

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™(AMP™) (www.ampturnitup.com) sent out a drum call to bring in people from throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com), around the United States, and from across the world to celebrate “Emancipation een de Gullah/Geechee Nation.”  This was the theme of the “Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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