February 17, 2021—This year, Sankofa will present its first-ever filmed production, “Sankofa DNA: The Survival Success Gene” on Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27. Sankofa is the Shaker Heights High School African-American performance group which represents our celebration of African-American history through drama, singing and dance. For more than 20 years, Sankofa has brought the community together to teach valuable facts and lessons through performance art.
“Sankofa DNA: The Survival Success Gene” examines the theme of the Survival Success gene of African-Americans over the course of history. Tickets to watch the film are $5 each and can be purchased online.
This year, Sankofa also is selling souvenir hoodies and face masks. A portion of merchandise sales proceeds will support the Aisha Fraser Fund. Hoodies are $30 and masks are $10. Contact Shaker Heights High School administrative assistant Mae Morrical or Sankofa Advisor Keaf Holliday to purchase a hoodie or mask. You may also call the High School office, 216.295.4200 weekdays from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.