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.
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new and rare books • independent films • handcrafts
- Sat, Jul 24ZoomJul 24, 1:00 PMZoomJoin author, Sharise Moore with The Sankofa Homeschooling Collective for a fun discussion and reading of Dr. Djinn's Odd Scholars. About the books: The year: 1920-When famed magician, Dr. Marvellus Djinn, selects a motley crew of talented teens to tour her theme park of magic and crazy creatures.
- Sat, Jun 19Zoom
- "The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture" with Chris Thomas King and Dr. Clarence LusaneTue, Jun 08Zoom
- She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, Power 1618-1969 with Professor of Law, Gloria Browne-MarshallFri, May 28Online Zoom EventMay 28, 6:30 PMOnline Zoom EventJoin Sankofa for a discussion of "She Took Justice" with Professor of Law, Gloria Browne-Marshall "She Took Justice' proves the Black Woman liberated herself. Readers go on a journey from the invasion of Africa into the Colonial period and the Civil Rights Movement. "
- Sat, Apr 24Registration Link Below
- Fri, Apr 16Facebook Live @SankofaDC
- Tue, Apr 06Crowdcast-Link provided after Book Purchase
- Mon, Mar 29Zoom & FB Live @SankofaDC | Register Below
- Happy Nappy Storytelling Presents: Lubaya's Quiet Roar with Author Marlyn Nelson and Illustrator Philemona WilliamsonSat, Feb 13Zoom (register below) & FB Live @SankofaDC
- Tue, Jan 19Online event. Registration in description.
- Thu, Dec 10Zoom & Facebook Live (@SankofaDC)