South Carolina ETV to premiere hour-long 'Gullah Roots' documentary October 1

September 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gullah Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will be premiering a new hour-long documentary film October 1 entitled Gullah Roots . Following leaders of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community as they experience a homecoming in Sierra Leone, the project will...

Heritage in harm's way

May 22, 2020 - Posted in History
Sweetgrass baskets

Facing the impacts of climate change, the Gullah community and culture are at risk. Leaders in the community discuss the importance of preserving this culture during rapid change.

Gullah Bible

February 7, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Gullah Bible

South Carolina has a rich Gullah culture in the state’s Lowcountry. Many of the Gullah people adopted Christianity, but the laws, for hundreds of years, prohibited them from learning to read. It was a law that did not allow them to fully appreciate the word. Today that has...

Protecting Gullah Culture

September 27, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Nakia Wigfall coils a sweetgrass basket at her Mount Pleasant home.

Nearly two hours south of Charleston, over Beaufort's Woods Memorial Bridge, South Carolina's Sea Islands stretch out adorned with palms trees and pines, and grassy marshes that glitter at twilight. The area has long been home to the direct descendants of slaves known as...

S is for Sweetgrass Baskets

June 23, 2017 - Posted in Culture
Basketmaker weaving sweetgrass basket

Basketmaker Vera Manigault talks about the history and culture of Sweetgrass baskets.

Cooking the Gullah Way with Sallie Ann Robinson

March 21, 2017 - Posted in Home by Tabitha Safdi
Gullah Cooking

Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks. She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes. To learn more about Sallie...

G is for Gullah

March 17, 2017 - Posted in Culture
G is for Gullah

What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.

F is for Frogmore Stew

March 10, 2017 - Posted in Culture
F is for Frogmore Stew

Frogmore Stew, also known as Beaufort Stew or Lowcountry Boil is a delicious South Carolina meal. Chef Monty White explains the basic ingredients of this Lowcountry recipe.

ORIGINAL SC | Gullah Chef Sallie Ann Robinson

March 8, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
The Gullah Cooking Diva

If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition. As the author of two...