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The University of Sankore Press takes its name from the famous University of Sankore in Timbuktu, Mali which was founded in the fourteenth century. The university served as a center of scholarship and learning. Our mission is to continue this legacy of commitment to African scholarship and learning by publishing scholarly yet accessible books on Continental and diasporic African life, culture and history with due attention to issues of race, ethnicity, gender and cultural diversity.

 

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144 pages
7 x 9 inches
ISBN-10
0-943412-27-7
ISBN-13
978-0-943412-27-6

Hardcover
$24.95

BY MAULANA KARENGA, THE CREATOR OF KWANZAA

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

Written by the creator of Kwanzaa, Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture provides a thorough understanding of the views and values of Kwanzaa, its historic origins and cultural background and its cultural meaning to millions of Africans who celebrate it throughout the world African community.

144 pages
7 x 9 inches
ISBN-10
0-943412-28-5
ISBN-13
978-0-943412-28-3

Paperback
$19.95

584 pages
6 x 9
ISBN-13
978-0-943412-30-6
Paperback
$50.00

BY MAULANA KARENGA

Introduction to Black Studies, 4th Edition

Introduction to Black Studies is a unique and highly acclaimed introduction to the discipline of Black/Africana Studies, providing students with an essential intellectual basis for a critical understanding and discussion of the history, scope and fundamental concepts, areas and issues which ground and define the discipline.

In addition to new data and analyses, this fourth edition also offers new features designed to further facilitate and enhance student comprehension and learning including:

  • Chapter outlines
  • Key terms
  • New review questions
  • Critical thinking questions
  • A comprehensive glossary
  • In-text boxes
  • New section, critical contemporary issues
  • Exam packet upon request

224 pages
8 1/2 x 5 6/8 inches
ISBN-10
0-745648-27-4
ISBN-13
978-0-745648-27-9
Hardcover
$64.95

BY molefi kete asante

Maulana Karenga: An Intellectual Portrait

In this book, the most prolific contemporary African American scholar and cultural theorist Molefi Kete Asante leads the reader on an informative journey through the mind of Maulana Karenga, one of the key cultural thinkers of our time.

224 pages
8 3/8 x 5 2/8 inches
ISBN-10
0-7456-4828-2
ISBN-13
978-0-7456-4828-6
Paperback
$19.95

196 pages
6 x 9 inches
ISBN-10
0-943412-31-5
ISBN-13
978-0-943412-31-3
Paperback
$14.95

BY D. ZIZWE POE

Kwame Nkrumah’s Contribution to Pan-Africanism:
An Afrocentric Analysis

In his book, Kwame Nkrumah’s Contribution to Pan-Africanism: An Afrocentric Analysis, Professor Poe provides a unique, comprehensive and critical account of the political thought and practice of Kwame Nkrumah, a pioneer and pivotal leader in the Pan-African Movement from 1945-1966.

Featured Gifts

Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture. It is based on African first harvest celebrations and organized around five fundamental kinds of activities: ingathering of the people; special reverence for the creator and creation; commemoration of the past; recommitment to the highest cultural values; and celebration of the Good.

Pyramid Kwanzaa Set

  • CANDLEHOLDER
  • CANDLES
  • UNITY CUP
  • CORN
  • MAT
  • POSTER

Beautifully designed historic set contains all the symbols of Kwanzaa you will need to celebrate the holiday. Handcrafted in natural wood, the kinara (candle holder) is in the shape of the great step pyramid of Egypt.

Some items in photograph not included and shown only for decorative purposes.

$80.00 plus shipping and handling

SALE!!! $70.00 plus shipping and handling
 

Gye Nyame Kwanzaa Set

  • CANDLEHOLDER
  • CANDLES
  • UNITY CUP
  • CORN
  • MAT
  • POSTER

Contains all the symbols of Kwanzaa you will need to celebrate the holiday. Masterfully created from a single piece of wood, the candleholder was inspired by the Ashanti royal throne. Intricately carved at its base is the symbol gye nyame meaning steadfastness in courage.$100.00 plus shipping & handling

SALE!!! $80.00 plus shipping & handling

Baluba Couple Kwanzaa Set

  • CANDLEHOLDER
  • CANDLES
  • UNITY CUP
  • CORN
  • MAT
  • POSTER

Exquisitely designed set contains all the symbols of Kwanzaa you'll need to celebrate the holiday. Inspired by the classic art of the Baluba in ancient Congo, the candleholder is a work of art with a Baluba couple facing and embracing each other.

$110.00 plus shipping & handling

SALE!!! $90.00 plus shipping & handling