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Journey to My Mother’s Land: Extending the Gates’ Effect into Africa

 From the Gullah coast to the West Coast of Africa, Dr. Janice Marie
Collins explores the REAL Wakanda by heading BACK to Sierra Leone, West
Africa and the Mende Tribe, her land and her people. "Journey to My
Mother's Land: Extending the Gates' Effect into Africa." For 6 weeks,
Collins immerses herself into the culture to see if the "knowing" really
matters. From the food, to religion, to female cutting, to meeting her
"cousins" and standing on the soil of Bunce Island, to the beautiful
beaches, you see all of the emotional, spiritual, challenges AND victories
As They Happen! There is no other autobiography like this...and it's one
you definitely want to see. "Journey to My Mother's Land: Extending the
Gates' Effect into Africa."




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A Taste of Gullah

"A Taste of Gullah," produced by Dr. Janice Marie Collins. From Anita
Singleton Prather as Aunt Pearlie Sue, to Oshi Green at The Gullah Grub, to
Jery Taylor and her sweet grass baskets and so many more exciting people
AND stories from the Sea Islands are captured in this 1-hour television
program that aired on WEIU-TV on PBS. https://youtu.be/EHV43AIwJQo
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A Taste of Gullah

"A Taste of Gullah: a Web Series from Down South" produced by Dr. Janice
Marie Collins, captures the enriching spirit of the good "folk" who come
from good "stock" on the Sea Islands. Be sure to watch to the end of each
episode to find contact information for the individuals in the series,  so
that you, too, can experience, "A Taste of Gullah."
https://youtu.be/dLlbDF7qZ4U
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Black History Programs Scheduled 2018

Hilton Head, SC: January 12, 25, 26, February 3

Darlington, SC: February 11

Philadelphia, PA: February 14-19

Washington, DC: February 20-22

Beaufort, SC: February 23

Mt. Pleasant, SC: February 24-25

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Gullah Christmas Fo’ Da’ Chillun

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HOLIDAY SEA ISLAND CELEBRATION 2016

FRIDAY DECEMBER 2

  • GULLAH KINFOLK CHRISTMAS WISH

Full-stage musical

Center for the Arts University of SC  Cateret Street
Beaufort SC

Friday: Student shows $9
Times – 930am, 1030am & 1130am

Call Wilma Holman BCBCC
843-986-1102 ext. 2

Synopsis: The last Christmas before the Civil War, December 1860 on a southern plantation on the Sea Islands of Beaufort South Carolina…So0uth Carolina has just seceded from the Union on December 20, 1860…Masters in the big house talking ’bout war and Servants in the quarters talking ’bout freedom coming. You don’t want to miss all the Yuletide excitement. Evening Show Time 7pm…Evening includes Lowcountry holiday desserts, Gullah Artist Marketplace & Full-stage musical.

  • LYBENSONS ART GALLERY    ROBERT SMALLS ROOM
    211 Charles Street
    Historic Downtown Beaufort
  •   29TH FESTIVAL OF TREES
    Tabby Place 913 Port Republic St. Historic Downtown Beaufort
    Tickets sold at Door
  •  CHRISTMAS TASTE OF GULLAH 1pm-5pm
    Gullah Chefs strut their BEST Stuff with mouth watering Holiday Soul Foods…Gullah Artist Marketplace & Live Entertainment…Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church
    901 Craven Street
    Historic Downtown Beaufort
    Tickets sold at event
  • A NIGHT ON THE TOWN
    Bay Street 6pm – 9pm
    Historic Downtown Beaufort

    SATURDAY DECEMBER 3

  • FESTIVAL OF TREES
  • BOAT PARADE 6pm
    Henry Chamber’s Waterfront Park
    Bay Street
    Historic Downtown Beaufort
  •   RED PIANO TOO ART GALLERY HOLIDAY SPECIAL MEET & GREET
    870 Sea Island Parkway
    Historic St. Helena Island SC
  •   PENN CENTER YORK W. BAILEY MUSEUM
    Historic St. Helena Island SC

    SUNDAY DECEMBER 4

  • BEAUFORT’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE 3pm
  •  LET IT SNOW
    Historic Downtown Beaufort
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Penn Center 1862 Circle Gala Honors Anita Singleton-Prather

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FREE Movie Showing

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A Taste of Gullah Goes to California

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