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Why We Must Return To Our Communties

“… I remember a man I knew well. We were right in the middle of a period of drought. To avoid starvation, several families from his village collected the little money they had left and gave him the job of going to Ouagadougou to buy food… On arrival, he had a brutal and painful encounter […]

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Congratulations to the 2013 Spirit of Sankofa Scholars!

Sankofa is a word of Ghanaian origin, which teaches us to look to our past and pave the way for those following behind us as we move towards our own future. I started the Spirit of Sankofa Scholarship last year to find those students who, like me in high school, have a true compassion for […]

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Are Black Women Asking for It?

I was dancing with my girlfriends at a party last weekend when I felt a hand quickly slither up my thighs and grab my vagina. I turned around and violently attacked the stranger who assumed that he was privileged to my body. When mutual friends convinced me to calm down and speak to him, I […]

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Download Link –>Spirit of Sankofa Scholarship (2013 App)

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2013 Spirit of Sankofa Scholarship

Download Link –>Spirit of Sankofa Scholarship (2013 App)

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SOSGTC Series: Paying For College

  Howard University- $41,000 Princeton University – $51,000 UCLA –  $27,000 (in-state), $50,000 (out-of-state) UNC- $38,000 (out-of-state) What’s going on all you soon to be collegiate masses and parents? Welcome to the Spirit of Sankofa Gettin to College Series. I want you to take a look at the numbers listed above. They represent the tuition […]

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Debunking the Debunking of the Myth: Blacks, Prisons, Colleges

I recently saw a picture going around on Facebook addressing the age-old myth in The Field that there are more Black men in prison than there are in college. According to the picture (seen above), there are 824,340 Black men in prison or Jail while there are 1,444,979 Black men in college. While these numbers […]

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