Day: August 25, 2020

  • Salon Kontri Pot Interview w/ Chief Foday Ajamu Mansaray and Kenya Mansaray

    Our own Chief Foday Ajamu Mansaray and his wife Kenya Malinke Mansaray had the honor of being featured guests on “Salon Kontri Pot”, which is a show that highlights Sierra Leone history and living culture. They share their experiences of being Gullah Geechees who decided to make the journey to motherland several years ago. We […]

  • Memorial Day was Started by Blacks in Charleston, SC!

    Did you know that freed enslaved Africans created the American tradition of Memorial Day? The first known observance of Memorial Day (originally called Decoration Day) was in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1865. Freedmen (freed enslaved Africans) celebrated at the Washington Race Course, today the location of Hampton Park, and each year thereafter. African Americans founded […]