Category Archives: history

Queer Pride Internationally

In the United States, June signals the start of Pride month, a period of celebration,...

The Pacific Climate Warriors

The Pacific Climate Warriors are a grassroots, youth-led organization fighting climate change in the Pacific...

Grace Lee Boggs

Grace Lee Boggs was born in 1915 above her father’s  restaurant in Rhode Island. The...

Jackie Robinson Day

Born in 1919 Georgia, Jackie Robinson spent the majority of his youth in California as...

Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks was a Black tobacco farmer from southern Virginia, the wife of a steelworker...

The Four Way Restaurant

In 1946 The Four Way Grill opened its doors in Memphis, TN. Serving a warm...

Black History Month Reflection Questions

Sankofa Impact strives to continue the work in uncovering the often neglected, hidden, and erased...

Mason Temple

The familiar smell of a place of worship fills the air. In this center of...

Sankofa Impact’s Holiday Playlist

The official Sankofa Impact holiday playlist is here! Celebrate the holiday season with some classic...

Stax

Jim Stewart founded Satellite Records in Memphis, TN in 1957. As an amateur musician, Stewart...