On Johns Island in South Carolina, there is a tree called Angel Oak that is said to be more than 500 years old. That means this ancient tree was there in the days of the Cherokee and the Catawba, right around the time when the Spanish settled what would eventually become Georgetown. This great tree … Continue reading Black History Month: Who are the Gullah Geechee people?
The South Carolinian city and beach resort of Myrtle Beach is a mere 5-6 hour drive from the landlocked confines of Metro Atlanta. It's a rather straight and unmemorable jaunt east along I-20 (dubbed Strom Thurmond Freeway once the state line is crossed) and north along I-95. In South Carolina, the feeling of being in … Continue reading Black History Month: What is Black Bike Week?