GULLAH VOICES 

MEDIA COVERAGE

The Island Packet - August 12, 2020

'Book featuring Hilton Head ‘plantations,’ Gullah land loss highlighted in New York Times'

The Island Packet - July 27, 2020

‘A small win, but it’s a beginning’: Hilton Head gated community votes on ‘plantation’

 

NPR - July 17, 2020

No Longer A Selling Point, Some Residents Want 'Plantation' Removed

The New York Times - July 11, 2020

‘Not a Welcoming Name’: Calls to Drop ‘Plantation’ Gain Steam Nationwide

 

The Island Packet - July 5, 2020

No ‘plantation’ in Hilton Head Plantation? Answers to myths on social media | Opinion

The Island Packet - July 5, 2020

After Hilton Head communities called ‘plantations’ were called out, what has changed?

The Washington Post - June 30, 2020

Southern neighborhoods have been named ‘plantations’ for decades. That could be changing

The Island Packet - June 21, 2020

Black families in Hilton Head’s gated ‘plantations’ call for changes close to home

David Lauderdale Column  June 14, 2020

When looking for meaning of ‘plantation,’ dictionary is wrong place to start

The Island Packet - June 14, 2020

Are Beaufort Co. plantations ‘leisurely’ or racist symbols? It helps to know our history 

The Island Packet Letter to the Editor - June 12, 2020

Indigo Run neighborhood on Hilton Head is intentionally not a ‘plantation’ 

The Island Packet - June 8, 2020

On Hilton Head, a rally and call for change: Stop calling neighborhoods ‘plantations’

The Island Packet Editorial -June 8, 2020

 It is time to scrub ‘plantation’ from our communities, once and for all 

The Island Packet - July 22, 2015

'Plantation' name remains local staple for Beaufort County gated communities 

ABOUT US >

We are the Organizing Team for HHP Community for Change. We are all residents of HHP. We have been residents of HHP for between 1 and 19 years. We have no affiliation with any other organization locally or nationally. All of our supporters are HHP residents and all pledges come from HHP residents. We organized to give voice to all the HHP residents who think it is time for a more appropriate name for our community. We intend to lobby the POA Board to make a change for the better.

Nancy Contel, Pat Dowey, Judy Dunning, Barb Hammes, Peggi Moon, Hazel O'Leary, Jennifer Palmer, Yasmin Tyler-Hill, Sheryl Washington, Kathelene Williams (Nine members are full-time residents, two are part-time residents)