Verified Gullah Geechee
By: Chief Foday Ajamu Mansaray
Date: January 29, 2021 Gullah was the name for the enslaved African population concentrated on the South Carolina Sea Islands and coastal Lowcountry plantations surrounding Charleston. Geechee was the name for the enslaved African population concentrated on the Georgia Sea Islands and coastal plantations. Those Geechee folks in Georgia...
During a recent visit to Lumley Beach, members from the Gullah Redemption Mission Sierra Leone (GRMSL) met with Isha, owner of Isha's Hot Cakes. The team and Isha discussed collaborating to host Gullah Leone cultural showcases at her establishment. The meeting was a success. a partnership was solidified and it was an overall great day at the beach.
The Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce has issued an official statement regarding the cultural appropriation of the Gullah Geechee community. Please circulate the attached document within your personal networks so we can help put an end to this.