Upcoming and Past Events

  • Child Bride: A Book Discussion with Author Jennifer Turner Smith
    Aug 13, 6:30 PM
    Zoom
    Jennifer Turner Smith is a self published author and winner of the Women's Book Awards. Join us for a discussion and reading of historical fiction novel, Child Bride.
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  •  Dr. Marvellus Djinn's Odd Scholars with B. Sharise Moore
    Jul 24, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join 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.
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  •  "Cosmic Deputy" with poet, writer, activist Kalamu ya Salaam
    Jun 19, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join Sankofa Video & Books for an intimate conversation and reading of "Cosmic Deputy" with poet, writer, activist Kalamu ya Salaam
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  • Friday Paint Night: A Father's Day Celebration
    Jun 18, 6:30 PM
    Zoom
    Grab you paints and canvas and join us on zoom for a night of creative fun with art instructor, Karmyn Pittman of Kolor Me Awesome.
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  • "The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture" with Chris Thomas King and Dr. Clarence Lusane
    Jun 08, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join musician, Chris Thomas King for the launch of "The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture", the first book to argue the blues began as a cosmopolitan art form, not a rural one.
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  • She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, Power 1618-1969 with Professor of Law, Gloria Browne-Marshall
    May 28, 6:30 PM
    Online Zoom Event
    Join 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. "
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  • Jason Reynolds and Ibrim X. Kendi on teaching racism at 4pm!
    Apr 24, 4:00 PM EDT
    Registration Link Below
    Join Sankofa's panel with Jason Reynolds and Ibrim X. Kendi on teaching racism at 4pm!
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  • We Are Each Other's Harvest: Natalie Bazel in conversation with Kamal Bell
    Apr 16, 6:30 PM EDT
    Facebook Live @SankofaDC
    Join Queen Sugar author, Natalie Baszile as she discusses her new book We Are Each Other's Harvest: Celebrating African American Farmers, Land and Legacy.
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  • HarperCollins in Partnership with Sankofa Books Presents Caul Baby
    Tue, Apr 06
    Crowdcast-Link provided after Book Purchase
    Apr 06, 7:00 PM EDT
    Crowdcast-Link provided after Book Purchase
    HarperCollins in Partnership with Sankofa Books Presents Caul Baby: Morgan Jerkins in Conversation with Phoebe Robinson.
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  • Strong Black Girls: Reclaiming Schools in Their Own Image
    Mon, Mar 29
    Zoom & FB Live @SankofaDC | Register Below
    Mar 29, 6:30 PM EDT
    Zoom & FB Live @SankofaDC | Register Below
    Strong Black Girls:Reclaiming Schools in Their Own Image with editors Daniella Apugo, Lynette Mawhinney, and Afiya Mbilishaka
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  • Black Broadway in Washington, DC
    Fri, Mar 19
    Zoom & FB Live @SankofaDC | Register Below
    Mar 19, 6:30 PM EDT
    Zoom & FB Live @SankofaDC | Register Below
    Black Broadway in Washington, DC with author Briana Thomas in conversation with journalist, Brianna Rhodes
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  • We Do This 'Til We Free Us
    Fri, Feb 26
    Zoom & FB Live @SankofaDC | Register Below
    Feb 26, 6:30 PM EST
    Zoom & FB Live @SankofaDC | Register Below
    We Do This 'Til We Free Us: A Chat with author, activist and abolitionist, Mariame Kaba
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  • Happy Nappy Storytelling Presents: Lubaya's Quiet Roar with Author Marlyn Nelson and Illustrator Philemona Williamson
    Feb 13, 3:00 PM EST
    Zoom (register below) & FB Live @SankofaDC
    A Sankofa Video & Books Children's Event
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  • Sankofa Presents Dancing in Blackness
    Fri, Feb 05
    Zoom and Facebook @SankofaDC
    Feb 05, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST
    Zoom and Facebook @SankofaDC
    Dr. Halifu Osumare in Conversation with Renee' Charlow
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  • Nnedi Okorafor's "Remote Control" Book Launch Event
    Tue, Jan 19
    Online event. Registration in description.
    Jan 19, 6:30 PM EST
    Online event. Registration in description.
    Remote Control Book Launch Event : Nnedi Okorafor in Conversation with Glory Edim.
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  • The Brother You Choose
    Wed, Jan 13
    Zoom & Facebook Live @SankofaDC
    Jan 13, 7:00 PM EST
    Zoom & Facebook Live @SankofaDC
    The Brother You Choose: A Conversation with Eddie Conway, Paul Coates, Susie Day and Interlocutor Greg Thomas
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  • 10th Annual Magical Mirrors Children's Book Fair
    Dec 11, 2020, 1:00 PM EST – Dec 13, 2020, 6:00 PM EST
    Zoom & Facebook Live
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  •  Join us for a special presentation of Taught by Women
    Thu, Dec 10
    Zoom & Facebook Live (@SankofaDC)
    Dec 10, 2020, 7:00 PM EST
    Zoom & Facebook Live (@SankofaDC)
    | Postponed to DEC 10th | Join us for a special presentation of Taught by Women with world renown author, poet and publisher, Haki Madhubuti.
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