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Umar Bin Hassan of “The Last Poets” Closes Black Music Month on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio

Umar Bin Hassan of the legendary “Last Poets” was the featured guest for the final broadcast of “Black Music Month 2014” on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio.”  He got to discuss his coming return to the Gullah/Geechee Nation with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) as well as his family connections to the nation.   …

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Dr. King: The Sea Islands and Self-Determination

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “I’m not gonna say, ‘Burn baby burn’!”  I’m gonna say “Build baby build!” • Dr. Martin L, King Jr. on speech July 30, 1967 in Charleston, SC These words coupled with the statement “Believe in yourself and believe you are somebody!…Be proud of our heritage!” are …

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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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