Sankofa Series

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Every Tuesday at 4:00pm ET we come together to learn, explore, and discuss Black history and culture. The Sankofa series is charged with raising awareness of Black history and culture, sparking thought-provoking conversation, and celebrating Black culture.


Tuesday, Nov. 23 – President’s Council for Racial Equity (PCRE) Book Club: We will discuss selected chapters from this month’s book club read: Clint Smith’s How the Word is Passed. You can borrow the book from your nearest Queens Library or pick up a FREE copy from Langston Hughes Library at 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona, NY 11368 while supplies last.

Tuesday, Nov. 30 – Intergenerational Conversations: Passing the Torch: Join our intergenerational conversation around the wishes, desires and concerns that must be shared as we navigate through life together. Hosted by Wendy Petties, CEO of Simmer, LLC, a Personal and Professional Development Company.

Tuesday, Dec. 7 – A Name to Know: Sarah Webster Fabio: Let’s talk about Sarah Webster Fabio, a poet, educator, and scholar who played a pivotal role in the Black Arts Movement in the 1960s with her passion for Black expression and activism.

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