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The Strong Connection Between Black America and Sierra Leone

Posted by Reggie Austin on  January 22, 2020
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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
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 and attendees that partook in today’s great lecture. Special thanks to GRM-SL Executives and the Gullah Redemption
STEAM

STEAM in Sierra Leone

Posted by Kenya Mansaray on  November 3, 2019
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Category: Africa, Sierra Leone, STEAM, Women
Yesterday I conducted my very first STEAM course with a group of Legal professionals. I showed them how to use a basic mobile applications in place of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to still conduct their work even without a PC. For those who aren’t aware, unlike more developed places in the world, only 3% of the population in Sierra Leone has internet access, and most of us don’t have the privilege of having access
Chief cleaning Calabatown Market in Freetown

Clean Sweep of the Calabatown Market in Freetown

Posted by Kenya Mansaray on  November 21, 2017
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After the clean sweep of the Calabatown Market in Freetown, Sierra Leone I sat down at home on the veranda / porch and reflected on my 18 years of volunteer community organizing and service. I remembered how when my mother became the block captain for our area and would organize neighbors to clean sweep on Saturday’s which was instrumental in the process of redemption as she was at the time a recovering crack addict newly
Chief Foday Interview

Chief Hillery and Chief Foday Mansaray Interview

Posted by Reggie Austin on  August 17, 2016
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During an interview with Chief Hillary of Tribal Talk Radio, Paramount Chief and GNONA International Ambassador Foday Mansaray sets the record straight on what’s really going on in the Gullah Nation at home and aboard. https://gullahleone.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/show_9215005_2016_08_18_01_03_38.mp3