College Park Georgia Main Street’s Restaurant Opening: Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar

“Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar is bound to become a celebrated eatery in the Atlanta metropolitan area. On Friday June 21, the same night as the summer solstice, Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar opened its doors with a bar only option. They were scheduled to open their kitchen the following day. The first thing I … More College Park Georgia Main Street’s Restaurant Opening: Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar

The Wanderer Memory Trail (Jekyll Island, Georgia)

From Friday May 31, 2019 – Saturday June 1, 2019, VisitBlackHistory.com spent time exploring the Georgia Sea Islands. We began our journey at the Taste of Gullah, hosted by the Saint Simons African American Heritage Coalition. The inaugural event was held in the Historic Harrington School’s outdoor area. We toured the schoolhouse museum, which has … More The Wanderer Memory Trail (Jekyll Island, Georgia)

(Riceboro, GA) Sugar Cane Harvest

Footage collected on November 24th, 2018 at the 14th Annual Geechee Kunda Sugar Cane Harvest. The event was held at the Geechee Kunda Cultural Center located in Riceboro, Georgia. Dr. Jamal Amir Toure, cultural historian, community leader and professor at Savannah State University emceed the event. Riceboro was established between 1756 – 1757 and was … More (Riceboro, GA) Sugar Cane Harvest

Atlanta Trip to St. Helena Island, South Carolina’s Penn Center

A few photographs from last weekend’s trip to St. Helena Island, South Carolina. The island has been home to the Penn Center (originally Penn School) since 1862. The Penn Center hosted their 36th Annual Heritage Days Celebration November 8 – November 11, 2018. The 1954-1968 Civil Rights Movement, Abolitionism, U.S. Civil War, and Gullah-Geechee Heritage … More Atlanta Trip to St. Helena Island, South Carolina’s Penn Center