The Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute will explore community leader and civil rights activist W. W. Law’s significant contributions in preserving the Gullah Geechee history. “Preserving History to Inspire Future Generations,” a discussion and workshop, will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2nd at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Dr. Amir Jamal Toure, historian, professor, and owner of Day Clean Journey Tours, will speak on Mr. Law’s work regarding the preservation of Gullah Geechee history and lead youth in a discussion on the historical and cultural significance of the Gullah Geechee legacy as a part of the American experience. Youth, youth groups, and adults too, are encouraged to attend this program.
The program is part of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival and is open everyone. For more information on the Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute or the program, contact 912 232 2626.