Underground, Gullah/Geechee and Harriet Tubman's Legacy


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As "Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio" continues its annual celebration of "Women's Herstory Month," tune in as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) discusses the legacy of Harriet Tubman in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Queen Quet is also WGN's "Underground" Gullah/Geechee consultant. This season, "Underground" is focused on bringing the lead character further in her journey to freedom with the assistance of Harriet Tubman who is played by Aisha Hines. Queen Quet has been presented with several awards bearing Harriet Tubman's name due to fact that many feel she embodies her spirit. She has had the opportunity to represent Mother Moses in parades and educational institutions over the years. Queen Quet also worked on the Harriet Tubman Study which led to US federal recognition of the work of Harriet Tubman. Tune in to learn about the part of her journey that took her southward into the lands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to which "Underground" has now also RUN! Tune een ta we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio! www.gullahgeecheenation.com

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