Category: History

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...
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...

The Strong Connection Between Black America and Sierra Leone

More great footage of Sierra Leone by our brother Dynast Amir. In this video he, Chief Foday, Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and others discuss the history of Sierra Leone and the special bond the country has with African Americans. Many Roots, One Fambul!
Kumbaya Chief Foday

“Kumbaya” Lecture at Fourah Bay College

Gullah Redemption Mission Sierra Leone (GRM-SL) in partnership with Dr. Spencer of Fourah Bay College (FBC) hosted Commissioner Griffin Lotson of the US Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Commission and the Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters. During his visit there was an official "Kumbaya" lecture along with a book signing. The students were educated and entertained! We thank all of the organizers...