Join The Gist of Freedom and hear Queen Quet discuss the Gullah/Geechee Movement from the Middle Passage to The United Nation's Slavery Monument, with Guest hosts Stella Antley and Dr. Sidney Davis!
by Gullah/Geechee Nation
In honor of Middle Passage Month in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the International Decade of People of African Descent, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation(www.QueenQuet.com) hosted "Gullah/Geechee Movement from the Middle Passage to this Moment" on International World Peace Day 2015. This happens to coincide with her "Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour" stop in New York City for Climate Week.
The Permanent Memorial was unveiled on 25 March 2015, which marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The memorial, located on the United Nations Visitors Plaza in New York, will invite people everywhere to contemplate the legacy of the slave trade and to fight against racism and prejudice today.
Visitors can pass throughThe Ark of Return to intimately experience three primary elements. The first element, Acknowledge the Tragedy, is a three-dimensional map that depicts the global scale of the triangular slave trade.