Anita Singleton-Prather

Anita Singleton-Prather is an entrepreneur, Gullah scholar, entertainer, and master storyteller. She brings Gullah culture to countless people through “Aunt Pearlie Sue,” a character inspired by her grandmother. She entertains as she educates, affirming customs familiar to some generations and introducing them to younger ones. In addition to being a storyteller, Singleton-Prather is a singer, actress, and historian. The founder of the musical performance group the Gullah Kinfolk, Prather has performed at many festivals, including the Spoleto USA international arts festival in Charleston. She appeared in the film "Forrest Gump" and on the Food Network program "Christmas Across America." Singleton-Prather’s one-woman show, "Tales from the Land of Gullah," has been broadcast on nationally on PBS, as well as in Canada and the Virgin Islands.

Anita Singleton-Prather

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