SANKOFA is an African word from the Akan tribe in Ghana. The literal translation of the word and the symbol is “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.” Nappy Roots Books' Sankofa Young Leaders Club is an academic enrichment experience for youth ages 6-18 that focuses on language arts, mathematics, culture, science, logic, computers, community service, history, and more. Sankofa also offers college entrance exam prep classes for college-bound youth. All activities are free. For more information or to enroll, please contact us at 405.896.0203 or email

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