Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels
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Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels

Denmark, South Carolina, United States

Denmark, South Carolina, United States
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"Smith-Brown Memorial Union"

"This is our heritage, and it opens our eyes to how far we have come as a people" - Juanita Davis

"Bastrop College"

"This exhibit was very intriguing, very educational and also thought awakening." - Tristian Mitchell

"Bastrop College"

"This was quite educational, interesting and many things that I have not seen before." - Cameron Brown


"Jennings is striving to bridge the past and future, not only for African-Americans, but also anyone interested in the unique and rich heritage represented by Black History Month. Teaching youth to have an understanding of their past and the future that is being built, looks bright indeed from her perspective." - Bethany S. Moore

"The Signal"

"With a collection of artifacts, figurines, inventions, photographs, newspaper articles and documentary stories, Jennings creatively shows how the African American culture originated in the Americas and how it survived." - Candic Morrow


The African American Culture Exhibit
Spanning from 1860 – Present

Part I. Slavery (from the motherland into slavery)

Famous African Americans and their Contributions
King Cotton Museum

Part II. African American Stamps
Ida B. Wells and Lynching
The Negro League
Tuskegee Airmen

Part III. Outstanding Celebrations of African Americans
Civil Rights Movement
Celebration of King’s Life
Africa (a taste of homeland)

Part IV.Beginning with Books (African American Books)

Part V. African American Inventions

Part VI. Kwanzaa



Angela Jennings established SANKOFA in 1995. Today, this museum is considered to be one of the foremost collections of African American history available today. As curator, Jennings has traveled throughout the world to amass a collection of art and memorabilia that rivals many traditional museums. The exhibit is a testament to the vast contributions that African Americans have made to this country and to the world.

SANKOFA takes audiences on a journey through slavery, the era of King Cotton, and the uplifting days of Emancipation. It also tells the stories of such notables as Ida B. Wells, the Negro Baseball League, the Tuskegee Airmen, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Ghanaian term, SANKOFA, tells us to use the wisdom of the past to build the future. Angela Jennings and her Museum epitomizes the meaning of the term by educating, enlightening, and empowering young and old alike with living history.