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Congress agrees on something: Preserving the culture of slave descendants

Efforts to preserve South Carolina’s Gullah culture in the Lowcountry will continue to receive federal funds for five more years. The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Commission, which manages a four-state … Click to Continue »
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Gullah Heritage Trail in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

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The Atlantic coast of South Carolina is home to a largely forgotten culture and language that nevertheless continues to thrive far away from mainstream American culture in both place and time. The Gullah people of South Carolina and...

Smithsonian train exhibit preserves lost history of Jim Crow South

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The Pullman Co. ID card on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture tells the story of the opportunities, and limitations, the descendants of slaves found … Click to Continue »

Geechee Kunda Cultural Center | Riceboro, GA

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Discover Black Heritage

Located on a former rice and indigo plantation, the Geechee Kunda Cultural Center was founded by Jim and Pat Bacote as a means of contributing to efforts to preserve elements of African culture that exist in the Gola-Kissi (Geechee ...

Gullah Festival | Beaufort, SC

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Discover Black Heritage

The Gullah Festival showcases the African history and heritage of South Carolina’s Low Country Gullah culture, a blend of West African, European and Native American cultures, which became a way of life for West African slaves living...

Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Discover Black Heritage

Photo Credit: U.S. National Park Service The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor was designated by an act of Congress on October 12, 2006. It’s mission is to nurture pride and facilitate an understanding and awareness of the s...

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