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Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language at the Anacostia Community Museum

Word, Shout, Song documents the historical journey made by people from Africa, their language, and their music, to the Americas. Exhibition open through March 27, 2010.

Through words, music, and story, Lorenzo Dow Turner discovered in the 1930s that the Gullah people of Georgia and South Carolina still possessed parts of the culture and language of their enslaved ancestors, which had long been believed lost.

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