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Sankofa. It’s a Asanta Adinkra symbol that roughly translates in English to “reach back and get it.” Essentially, it represents learning from the past to know where you are going in the future.
That’s the message Eunique Jones Gibson, a young cultural architect from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, wanted to send in celebration of Black History Month — in the most adorable of ways.
In February 2013, Gibson released a series of engaging and “aww-inducing” photographs in an effort to “educate and connect a new generation of heroes who have paved the way” — transforming children of all ages into individuals who championed Black History to send a powerful message that was both meant to create an accurate narrative of our past and curb the dilution of Black History Month.
This year, she’s releasing a series of videos to honor the…
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