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    Edda L. Fields-Black (born Edda L. Fields) is an African-American historian who is currently Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University. She is known for her research on West African rice agriculture and societies and the African diaspora.
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    Ranky Tanky is an American musical ensemble based in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It specializes in jazz-influenced arrangements of traditional Gullah music, a culture that originated among descendants of enslaved Africans in the Lowcountry region of the US Southeast. Apart from lead vocalist, Quiana Parler, four of the group's members, Quentin Baxter, Kevin Hamilton, Clay Ross, and Charlton Singleton, previously played together in the Charleston jazz quartet The Gradual Lean in the late 1990s.
  • Gullah language
    Gullah language creole language spoken in the United States, cited as a possible origin of African-American vernacular English
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    Gullah, also called Gullah-English, Sea Island Creole English and Geechee, is a creole language spoken by the Gullah people (also called "Geechees" within the community), an African-American population living in coastal regions of South Carolina and Georgia (including urban Charleston and Savannah) as well as extreme northeastern Florida and the extreme southeast of North Carolina. Closely related varieties are spoken in the Bahamas and are called Bahamian Creole.
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    Maurice Samuel Young (born September 27, 1974), better known by his stage name Trick Daddy, is an American rapper from Miami's Liberty City.
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    Hoodoo, also known as Lowcountry Voodoo in the Gullah South Carolina Lowcountry, is a traditional African American spirituality that developed from a number of West African spiritual traditions and beliefs. Hoodoo is a mixture of various African religious practices created by enslaved Africans in the New World. These religious practices were held in secret away from white slave owners. Following the Great Migration, hoodoo practice spread throughout the United States.
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    African-American culture, also known as Black American culture, refers to the contributions of African Americans to the culture of the United States, either as part of or distinct from mainstream American culture. The distinct identity of African-American culture is rooted in the historical experience of the African-American people, including the Middle Passage. The culture is both distinct and enormously influential on American and global worldwide culture as a whole.
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    African-American history is the part of American history that looks at the history of African Americans or Black Americans.
  • Gullah African American people in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
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    The Gullah () are African Americans who live in the Lowcountry region of the U.S. states of Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina, in both the coastal plain and the Sea Islands. They developed a creole language, the Gullah language, and a culture rich in African influences that makes them distinctive among African Americans.
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    The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales is a 1985 collection of twenty four folktales retold by Virginia Hamilton and illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon. They encompass animal tales (including tricksters), fairy tales, supernatural tales,and tales of the enslaved Africans (including slave narratives).
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    Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl Book by Virginia Hamilton
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    Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl is a 2003 picture book by Virginia Hamilton and illustrated by James Ransome. It is a retelling by Hamilton, in the Gullah dialect, of the classic story of Bruh Rabbit outwitting Bruh Wolf.
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