Category: Gullah Geechee

Verified Gullah Geechee

Verified Gullah Geechee

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...
Sierra Leone Culture

Gullah Redemption Mission Lumley Beach Meeting

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.          

Bla Xit Interview with Okunini Obadele Kambon feat. Chief Foday Ajamu Mansaray

Chief Foday Ajamu Mansaray joined a dynamic conversation with Okunini Obadele Kambon to discuss Pan-Africanism, repatriating to Africa with the right mindset, collaboration between Africans in the diaspora and those on the continent and much more.     Be sure to subscribe to our family Bla Xit's channel as well as sign up for Dr. Kambon's Abibitumi social media platform. Also, you can...
Salon Kontri Pot

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 would like to extend a very special thank you to Monuments & Relics...
Chamber of Commerce

Stop Culture Appropriation of The Gullah Geechee Community

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.