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Jan 11Liked by Jessica Leigh Lebos

Save Sapelo and keep the Gullah Geechee culture intact to share with generations to come.

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Jan 11Liked by Jessica Leigh Lebos

This is a powerful story. I'd love to pick your brain about it over a drink or three.

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Jan 11·edited Jan 11Liked by Jessica Leigh Lebos

What another great READ sometimes I forget what I personally think are your intentions it was it like stepping back in time but because I know you I know at least I like to think I do!

I often wonder when I’m walking along steps of a history how I would have fit in probably would have got my posterior beat everyday but I digress.

I also wonder if the Old Saints, My Elders, Slaves, and their Masters now the tortured souls ever meet while walking do they ever meet and look at each other side eyed.

Because I’m a good Christian like my ancestors who wanted to believe that once my body is no longer there must be a Heaven where equality, peace and pray a colorless real love has to must exist.

I also wonder if when we meet our maker if there is a heaven for those that suffered here on these marked time steps there if there is equal Justice too.

Because I am of a Circa post slavery thanking God because I know a hard head does make a soft behind JMJ.

I am always thankful, grateful and most appreciative for those that did but sometimes angry.

Those times were not the “Good Old Days” for many but history has showed of in spite of warriors were created.

For so many history was and still continues to be harsh.

The worst thing of being in physical bondage is to be in mental bondage.

I always let my freedom ring loud while my perspective may seem off kilter to many.

I am, my children and my elders have taught me to pray and believe in LOVE and hard work.

I bet my life against this same eroding what was once a magnificent stately manner now eroding wonder why Racism has not mete the same is because some still want to hang on to what was…….. not what it could be.

There are some who do not and refuse to be haunted souls, I am blessed to know you and know that there were many Jessica’s in the past too.

This may seem like a rambling post but those who know KNOW and for those who do I am eternally past my soul happy!

You always tug at my brain cell to think more, do more and understand more…….just keep the words coming it’s how we get better understanding and more appreciation.

To not repeat the past of hate shouldn’t be exhausting🙏🏽

Yup keep watching God be God he’s putting people together to help not the ghosts of the past but those of us in the present and future must not forget less we continue to repeat CRT doesn’t have to suck.

We just need more Beast Mode Chicks who tell the truth as it was and is and not that it should be forgotten.

Some folks better be really happy that the Dr Buzzards spells and incantations didn’t work because if they did “SLAVERY” as we know it would be “Much to say and do about nothing”.

Please keep pushing the thought needle I get it hmmmph it’s medicinal 🫵🏻🙏🏽🔥🧾❤️🥷🏾🗣️

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"To not repeat the past of hate shouldn’t be exhausting" THIS

Love you so much, LWB

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Jan 11Liked by Jessica Leigh Lebos

Every visit to these hallowed grounds leaves a mark on my soul. I breathe easier on Sapelo. I feel more alive there. Thanks for drawing attention to the need for its preservation. ❤️

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Jan 10Liked by Jessica Leigh Lebos

GREAT write up and information. Petition here I come.

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Oh no, I didn't realize! Well, we can still let them know we support them!

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OH - have to be a McIntoshian to sign ....

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bummer...

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Jan 11Liked by Jessica Leigh Lebos

Oh, Jessica, this is so good and so sad! Please help save this treasure of a lifestyle that needs to be examined. The photo of the bathroom ashtray says it all! Brava, my brilliant one!

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