Tag Archives: Myrtle Beach

“Black Beach/White Beach” Brings to the Big Screen the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s “Black Pearl”

Filmmaker Ricky Kelly has put together an outstanding new documentary, “Black Beach/White Beach.” “Black Beach/White Beach” tells the historical journey of the formation of the “Black Pearl” of the Gullah/Geechee Nation during segregation and leads you up to the on-going battle to rebuild the town and its reputation.

The “Black Pearl” is the historic Atlantic Beach Township which is north of Myrtle Beach. Although Atlantic Beach did not receive incorporation from the state of South Carolina until 1966, Gullah/Geechees owned the land on the Atlantic Ocean prior to that and started to use it as a gathering place in 1934. They opened motels, restaurants, and night clubs and by 1936 pleasure boats were anchoring at the township where Black folks could come and enjoy themselves.

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De Conch Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2014 Edition

Make sure to read online and download the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ edition of De Conch. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is honored for her 14 years of service as head pun de bodee of de Gullah/Geechee as well!   Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi de …

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De Gullah/Geechee Drum Call fa Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

De Gullah/Geechee Drum Call for the Continued Celebration of Black Music  & Gullah/Geechee Culture As Black Music Month 2014 comes to a close, the Gullah/Geechee Nation brings out the drums to call the entire world to gather for another Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week on the Sea Islands of the South Carolina coast culminating with the …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2014: Reunion, Reconstruction & Revival!

Jayn we fa “Gullah/Geechee Reunion, Reconstruction & Revival!” een Charleston & Myrtle Beach, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation! August 1-3, 2014   Download and share the GGNIMMF 2014 Poster! The Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ is the national festival of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This event moves to different parts of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and …

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