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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gulllah/Geechee Nation, is using her platform as a new PAFEN International Vice Co-Chair, to call regional, national, and international attention to our $5-million "Help Save Gullah/Geechee Land" Campaign! We greatly appreciate her support.
(Award-winning photojournalist Pete Marovich's candid photo of Hilton Head Island, SC resident Eddie Grant, Jr. leaning on a hoe in his mother's collard green patch-- with multi-million condos being built at the end of it is called "Encroachment." It captures the essence of the ongoing struggle of the Gullah-Geechee people to keep their homes and land in the face of rapidly spreading upscale development, gentrification, and skyrocketing property taxes. The photo is from Marovich's popular documentary/book project entitled "Shadows of the Gullah Geechee," which was featured in The New York Times LENS Blog 2014.)... Continues...
... Any donation that you can make will be greatly appreciated, and publicly acknowledged on the Pan-African Family Empowerment Network website--unless you request to remain anonymous. Please give as generously as possible. No donation is too small, or too large:) http://www.gofundme.com/panafricanfamilyem