Discover Africa in the Americas

Evidence of Africa in the Americas is often hidden in plain sight, available but undiscovered. The Discover Africa in the Americas Project reveals Africa related sites in local communities. Explore our interactive maps or Suggest site.  Click here for list of sites.

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Kenyon & Harvard Streets
Washington, DC
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Ghanaian Embassy
Washington, DC 20008
Statue of Nelson Mandela
South African Embassy
Washington, DC 20008


  • Use the [+] and [-] buttons on the right side of the map to zoom in/out
  • Click and drag anywhere in the map to move around
  • Click a Sankofa Bird sankofa-bird-32to learn more about that site
  • You can also click the items below the map to jump directly to specific sites
  • Click here for list of sites.


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Africa Access and Howard University Center for African Studies

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