The Best Way to Gullah Geechee Hitory is at The Urban Academics Roundtable

This week's Chosen Visionary in the HOT-Seat is Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III, Pastor, Charity Missionary Baptist Church (North Charleston, SC) and Vice President of Religious Affairs and External Affairs, National Action Network
By: Urban Academics Online
 
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Feb. 11, 2021 - PRLog -- If you were to google "Gullah," you would find terms like Gullah-Gullah Island, Gullah language, food/restaurants, etc. So, where did the name Geechee Gullah or Ghulla-Geechee come from? What's the true history around this interestingly POWERFUL development of black folks, who I hear, landed in South Caroling as FREE Men; but later became slaves. Tonight; We'll find out, you should grab a seat?

In this week's HOT-Seat is a Chosen Visionary you cannot afford to miss. It might be the closest you might ever get to a historian of this caliber, who has been directly involved in the fight for Civil Rights his entire life. You can sit with him capturing nuggets of wisdom and learning truths you can't get anywhere else. You can ask good questions getting age-old answers (from someone who was there).

For over 38 years, Rev. Rivers worked at every level of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), including President, North Charleston, South Carolina Branch; Executive Director, South Carolina State Conference; Director, Southeast Region; Chief Operating Officer, twice as Chief of Field Operations, and Vice President of Stakeholder Relations from 2008 until May 2014.

In July 2014, Rev. Rivers became Vice President of Religious Affairs and External Relations of the National Action Network (NAN) under the Rev. Al Sharpton's courageous leadership. Rev. Rivers is honored to work with Rev. Sharpton in an organization known for taking action in today's' civil rights battles.

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If you've ever wanted to learn Gullah Geechee History from someone who both lived and researched Charleston, SC, and its surroundings, tonight is your night; Your opportunity has arrived. Rev. Nelson B Rivers III is in the house and sitting at the table with us in a most intimate way. Only at the Urban Academics Roundtable Thursday at 9:30 pm (EST). Bring an apron, a bib, fork, and spoon - You can eat until your heart is content. To reserve a seat at this week's Roundtable, go here: https://bit.ly/UranAcademicsRoundtableSeat.

Go here to recommend yourself or someone else to the Urban academics Roundtable at a HOT-Seat Chosen Visionary: http://www.urban-academics.com/hot-seat-invitation.

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