Anita Singleton Prather Interview
Anita Singleton-Prather is the founding director of ASE Gullah Education and the Gullah Kinfolk Traveling Theatre. Her main stage character is Aunt Pearlie Sue. She grew up in Beaufort and Saint Helena Island, attended Penn School, and then went on to attend Howard University in Washington, DC. She sings the following songs in her interview: "Lowdown, Let Me Ride," "If you Pray Right," "Won't Turn Back," "I'm a Soldier in the Army," "Please Lawdy, Don't Leave Me," "That's Alright," "Get Right with God," "Do You Wanna Go," "Holy Spirit," and "Oh Zion, What's the Matter."
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Prather, Anita Singleton, "Anita Singleton Prather Interview" (2013). Voice of an Island Oral Histories and Service Recordings, 2012-2013. 4.