Book Dr. Althea Sumpter for public
    appearances to present her stories on
    growing up Gullah Geechee.  She also
    shares her techniques for documenting
   and preserving cultures.             MORE...   

   Gullah Geechee elders with  knowledge of the cultural past are  
   dying out. Elders from  the Coosawhatchie Senior Center asked
   Althea to preserve their stories of growing  up surrounded by
   rice  fields.
   One elder told her:  "I did not grow up during slavery time,
   but I  know hard ime."                                                              MORE...

Support Althea's Work

 Photo: Ian Frank

  Dr. Althea Sumpter is an independent scholar who focuses on  
  preserving the stories of elders from the Gullah Geechee culture. In
  addition, the late pioneering scholar Keith E. Baird, Ph.D. personally
  designated Althea to compile his unfinished work on ethnicity, culture
  and self-identification.

  Please support this important work through:

                                                                                               Thank you.






   Keith E. Baird, Ph.D. (1923 - 2017)  left  
   behind a legacy of vital research. He
   entrusted her to continue his work on
   racialism, ethnicity and culture. Baird's
   accomplishments have been read into
   the U. S. Congressional Record.      MORE...

Photo: Althea Sumpter