Gullah/Geechee Nation


The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Living Legacy Award to be presented at its 87th Annual Black History Month Luncheon, February 23, 2013 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.   On this occasion ASALH will announce the 2013 Black History theme – At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.

With over 180 nominations, the award recipients are:

Queen Quet Regal

Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine (Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Dr. Mary Frances Berry (Educator, Public Servant, Author and Lecturer)

Ms. Camille Billops (Visual Artist)

Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy (Librarian)

Ms. Minnijean Brown Trickey (“Little Rock Nine” and Civil Rights Activist)

Ms. Eloise Greenfield (Children’s Book Author)

Ms. Antoinette Harrell (Documentary Producer)

Dr. Olivia Hooker (Black Pioneer in US…

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