(202) 234-4755 Store | (202) 332-1084 Cafe

2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

©2019 Sankofa Video Books & Cafe

Design and Photography of Sankofa by melkETsadek

Sankofa Tax abatement

If Sankofa’s presence has been important to you as a patron, artist, author, or fellow Black business, we ask you to let the City Council know.

ABOUT THE HEARING

June 3, 2019 at 10am
1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Rm 120

YOU ARE INVITED TO SHOW UP EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT TESTIFYING. NUMBERS COUNT!
 

Since '98

Founded by Shirikiana and Haile Gerima and named after the internationally acclaimed film SANKOFA they produced. It's symbol, the Sankofa Bird, looks backward constantly checking as she moves into the future.

 

Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe is liberated territory that hopes to be a place where thoughtful consideration of the past and future can take place via books, films, and programming particularly generated by and about people of African Descent.

 

MYPHEDUH FILMS

Opening Hours

Store Hours

Mon-Sat: 11:00am - 8:00pm

Sun: 11:00am - 6:00pm

 

Cafe Hours

Mon-Thu: 9:00am - 10:00pm

Fri & Sat: 9:00am - 11:30pm

Sun: 9:00am - 9:00pm

 
 
 

visit us

We are located across the street from the Howard Business School, minutes away from the historic U Street and Shaw neighborhoods. Metrorail stations PetworthU StreetColumbia Heights and Shaw-Howard are located approximately .8 miles away. 70 & 79 buses offer convenient stops nearby.