A teacher (Soda Lo) brings her students to an African American History museum in New Orleans.
Assetou Kante recites a piece written by Clint Smith titled, "An Inquiry."
A group of singers pass by and perform "Iko Iko" by The Dixie Cups.
Posing as Frederick Douglass, Timothy Whitsel criticizes the celebration of Independence Day while discrimination is present.
Sankofa's Afro-Pop Dancers sway their hips to the beat of "Dosabado" by DJ Arafat.
Emely Nuñez recites "Hair" by Elizabeth Acevedo, a poem about African daughters embracing their natural curls.
Alicia Coleman dances while performing "Quimbara," by Afro-Cuban artist Celia Cruz.
Micah Contee performs "My Girl" with Joris Van Straelen and Jacques Wilson.
Tanesha McFadden belts out "Rock Steady" by Aretha Franklin.
As another tribute to Aretha Franklin, Abby Russell hits all the high notes of "Ain't No Way."
Alanna Sibrian balances on one leg during a dance to Roshawyna Chambers' recitation of "Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday.
DeAndre Johnson, preacher and conductor, leads the choir as they sing.
Abby Russell sings "How Excellent" while Kayla Melendez signs lyrics.
Che Moorhead channels his inner Aaron Neville in the jazz piece titled, "Hercules."
Pop medley dancers perform under purple light, surrounded by clouds of mist.
Sankofa dancers form a circle while Tierra Lawrence, Rose Vilmar, and Berkit Getachew take center stage.
Alanna Sibrian and the cast do the floss dance while she sings "Made for Now" by Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee.
Miles Brown taps his heart out.
Dennis Tsitsiwu and Amina King greet the audience during African fashion show.
The Sankofa cast members lift their hands as they sing the Black National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" by James Weldon Johnson, with the audience.
Catherine Lo. Hi everyone! I'm a Blair student figuring out the ins and outs of school and life. I hope to capture great moments, tell stories, and empower others through my photography. When I'm away from the camera, I like to read, paint, and get a good … More »