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Experience Sankofa Project - a Living Museum from Africa to Oakland

Experience Sankofa Project - a Living Museum from Africa to Oakland

  • 7200 Bancroft. #118, Oakland, CA 94621
  • Neighborhood: East Oakland
  • Visit Website

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Celebrate African/Black History Month with the opening of the Experience Sankofa Project 2020 in Eastmont Town Center.

This innovative art exhibit combines history, live performance art, and sacred altars into an interactive timeline of African and American history. 

Join us for the Opening Celebration of the 4 month Pop Up!

Tentative Event Schedule:

5:00 - Community Gathering & Networking

5:15 - Opening Ceremony & Libation

5:25 - Co-Creators Remarks & Guest speakers

5:45 - Museum is Live for Self-guided Tours

6:30 - Community Debrief

7:30 - Closing Prayer

 

From the Original Woman to Timbuktu, the Transatlantic Slave trade to Black Wallstreet, the Harlem Renaissance to the Black Panthers, this Experience Sankofa Project brings history to life, highlighting Oakland's specific contributions. It is our goal that the community will glean a better understanding of African/Black peoples’ contributions to human civilization and ignite our collective capacity to build empathy and solidarity to transform our social realities and create a positive future.

Experience Sankofa Project will activate Eastmont Mall weekends from Feb 28 to June 21, 2020. 

For information on the Spearitwurx Center for Culture & Wellness, please email us at spearitwurx@gmail.com or visit our website www.spearitwurx.com.

Event Info

  • Dates: February 29, 2020 - June 21, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Location: Visit Website
  • Address: 7200 Bancroft. #118, Oakland, CA 94621
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Price: $16.19 - $161.90
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