UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct 25, 2019

Guest on Focus Talk with Dennis Snipe

Sankofa Travelher will be a guest on Focus Talk with radio personality, Dennis Snipe at 5:00pm.

Jun 28, 2019

400 Years and Counting - Teaching Slavery and Its Afterlife

Black History Across America - Tammy Gibson will be doing a presentation on her black history travels across the United States and abroad.

Apr 04, 2019

Behind the Big House Tour 2019

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will be interpreting the life of an enslaved laundress and demonstrating the hard work that it took to perform this duty. 

Address:  Hugh Craft House Slave Quarters

184 S. Memphis Street

Dates:  April 19-April 21

Feb 25, 2019

Slavery to Emancipation

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will discuss replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library

Address:  19901 Stoney Island Avenue, Lynwood, IL 60411

Time:  6:00 - 830pm

Feb 21, 2019

Children of the Civil Rights Movement

Dolton Riverdale School District - PRIVATE

 

 

 

Feb 17, 2019

Black History Month Guest Speaker

Greater Union Baptist Church

1956 W. Warren Boulevard

Chicago, IL

 

 

Feb 10, 2019

Black History Month Guest Speaker

Berean Baptist Church

3523 Hayward Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

 

 

 

Feb 13, 2019

Children of the Civil Rights Movement

Proviso West High School - PRIVATE

 

Feb 09, 2019

Sankofa TravelHer - Exhibitor

Bolingbrook History Month Program

Bolingbrook High School

365 Raider Way

Bolingbrook, IL

1pm-5pm

Feb 04, 2019

Children of the Civil Rights Movement

Streamwood High School - PRIVATE

Apr 26, 2018

Equality Justice Initiative - Lynching Memorial

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will be attending the opening of the lynching museum.

Address:  417 Caroline Street, Montgomery, AL

Apr 19, 2018

Behind the Big House Tour 2018

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will be interpreting the life of an enslaved laundress and demonstrating the hard work that it took to perform this duty. 

Address:  Hugh Craft House Slave Quarters

184 S. Memphis Street

Dates:  April 19-April 21

Apr 04, 2018

MLK 50th

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will be attending the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.    

Location:  Lorraine Motel

Address:  450 Mulberry Street, Memphis, TN

Time:  All Day Event

Mar 29, 2018

Black Graves Matter

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will discuss her travels locating African American and slave cemeteries to highlight the importance of preserving these sacred grounds.  

Location:  Richton Park Public Library

Address:  22310 Latonia Lane, Richton Park, IL 60471

Time:  6pm-830pm.

Feb 28, 2018

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Rich Central High School

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will interpret the life of Harriet Jacobs and discuss replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Rich Central High School

Address:  3600 203rd Street, Olympia Fields, IL 60461

Time:  All Day Event - Students Only

Feb 26, 2018

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, will discuss replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library

Address:  19901 Stoney Island Avenue, Lynwood, IL 60411

Time:  6:00 - 830pm

Feb 20, 2018

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - South Holland Library

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, returns to interpret the life of Harriet Jacobs and discuss replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  South Holland Library

Address:  16250 Wausau Ave, South Holland, IL 60473

Time:  7:00 - 830pm

Feb 05, 2018

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Proviso West High School

Storyteller & Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, returns for the second time discussing replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Proviso West High School

Dates:  February 5, 6 and 7, 2018

Jan 13, 2018

Black History Program

Storyteller, Tammy Gibson will be interpreting the story of Harriet Jacobs and discuss replicas of artifacts during the antebellum era.

Location:  Matteson Community Center

Address:  20642 Matteson Avenue

Time:  10am - 12pm

Feb 24, 2018

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Christ Temple Church

Storyteller and Travel Historian, Tammy Gibson, returns for the second time to discuss replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Christ Temple Church

Time:  9am - 12pm

Jun 13, 2017

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - South Holland Library

Walking exhibit of replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  South Holland Library

Address:  16250 Wausau Ave, South Holland, IL 60473

Time:  7:00 - 830pm

May 27, 2017

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Chicago Public Library - Avalon Branch

Walking exhibit of replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Chicago Public Library - Avalon Library

Dates:  May 27-28, 2017

Address:  8148 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

Time:  12pm - 5pm

Apr 20, 2017

Behind the Big House Tour 2017

Volunteering at Hugh Craft House Slave Quarters and Kitchen, Burton Place Slave Quarters and Kitchen and Magnolias Slave Quarters and Kitchen.

Address:  184 S. Memphis Street

Dates:  April 20 - April 23

Feb 25, 2017

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - PTW Mentoring Program

Walking exhibit of replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Southwood Elementary School

Time:  10am - 12pm

Feb 25, 2017

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Village of Hazel Crest

Walking exhibit of replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Village of Hazel Crest

Time:  4pm - 6pm

Feb 24, 2017

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Christ Temple Church

Walking exhibit of replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Christ Temple Church

Time:  6pm - 9pm

Feb 13, 2017

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Proviso West High School

Walking exhibit of replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Proviso West High School

Dates:  February 13 & 15, 2017

Feb 11, 2017

Things I See At A Plantation Walking Exhibit - Richton Park Library

Walking exhibit of replicas of artifacts from slavery to emancipation.

Location:  Richton Park Library

Time:  11am - 2pm

Nov 12, 2015

Voices From The Big House

My presentation will be about my journeys to several plantations to learn about the life of the enslaved athe Richton Park Library at 6pm.

Oct 08, 2015

Slave Dwelling Project

I will be attending the Slave Dwelling Conference in Charleston, SC to network and gain more knowlege about the preservation of slave cabins.

 

Aug 10, 2015

Preservation of the Clermont Farm Slave Quarters

I will be spending 5 days preserving a slave cabin in Virginia.

 

Aug 19, 2015

Historical Tour to Philadelphia

I will be traveling to Philadephia to see African American landmarks and sites.

 

 

Aug 28, 2015

Emmett Till's 60th Anniversary Commemoraion

Commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the death of Emmett Till held in Chicago.

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