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EOPS Manager George Mills (left) claps to the rhythmic beating of the djembe at the African Heritage Month Celebration at the Knox Center on Friday

Festivities culminate at heritage night

By JoJuan Johnson, Advocate Staff
February 19, 2020
The Gullah people weave baskets for farm work, make casts for fishing and sew African textiles in quilts. African songs founded Gullah music. Their genre has inspired sounds in ragtime, 
blues, hip hop and jazz.

Film series sheds light on origins of descendants

By Nijzel Dotson, Advocate Staff
February 27, 2019
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The Student Voice Of Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.
African Heritage Month