On the coastal edge of Georgia sits a small, dwindling community known as the Gullah Geechee. The people in the community are direct descendants of enslaved West Africans who settled on the barrier islands there. The Gullah Geechee’s unofficial historian and vocal advocate for the preservation of the community, Cornelia Walker Bailey, has died…

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Remembering Cornelia Walker Bailey, A Giant Of Gullah Geechee Culture

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