Djedi Institute of Learning

We found out about this company from listening to a podcast hosted by BeverlyD.  The podcast featured, Baba Kentu of Djedi Institute of Learning. We love his passion for researching and sharing his knowledge about learning and the education system.  If you are an educator, or have children in the education system, you should checkContinue reading “Djedi Institute of Learning”

Wake/Up Apparel

WAKE UP!!!!  These are the words that open one of our favorite movies, “Do The Right Thing” by Spike Lee.  We are currently living in the age of information and it’s time to wake up! You woke? If so, the messages that this black business provides are for you!  Read below to meet the ownerContinue reading “Wake/Up Apparel”

Meet NCMPRBL

Since we are all time traveling, what better thing to have on your wrist than a timepiece?  Better yet, a timepiece from a dope ass black owned business! Below you will get a chance to meet Dr. McCoy, the owner of NCMPRBL, and learn about some of our purchases from this business. Owner: Dr. MarioContinue reading “Meet NCMPRBL”

What does Universal Sankofa mean?

So…If you read our last blog post you should now know what “Sankofa” means.  If not, go back and read the previous blog post called “What is Sankofa”. Now let’s get into the meaning of our business name “Universal Sankofa”.  Our business name and logo has multiple layers to it, some more complex than others.  Continue reading “What does Universal Sankofa mean?”

Staying Afloat During School Attacks

Greetings family!  We are back with a treat!  Baba Kentu of “Djedi Learning” has put together an informative video called “Staying Afloat During School Attacks”.  This video is great for anyone with loved ones who attend school. Some of the topics discussed by Baba Kentu include patterns of school shootings and how to protect yourself.Continue reading “Staying Afloat During School Attacks”

What is Sankofa?

SANKOFA /san koh fah/ Before we go into the meaning of our business name, Universal Sankofa, we first want to break down the meaning of “Sankofa”. So….what is Sankofa?  Sankofa is a word in the Twi language from the Akan tribe in Ghana.  Sankofa translates to “Go back and get it” (san – to return;Continue reading “What is Sankofa?”

The Universal Sankofa Blog

Hey world!  It’s the Universal Sankofa husband and wife team, Sankofa & Stacey.  This is going to be our first real attempt at blogging. Way back around 2012, Stacey attempted to blog about vegan cooking and gardening.  I think she attempted maybe 6 posts at the most and let if fall to the wayside. WeContinue reading “The Universal Sankofa Blog”