Young history buff uses TikTok to increase awareness of Gullah Geechee culture

When anti-literacy laws were lifted, allowing Black populations to learn how to read, write and attend schools for the first time, Page said, “a lot of people were being beaten that were speaking Gullah. So that historical trauma transferred over.”

Akua Page’s goal is to preserve and pass down as much history as possible so that her culture, which has survived for hundreds of years, can keep going @ NBC News

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