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Robert Nesta Marley OM was a Jamaican singer, musician, and songwriter.

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The Sankofa African American 3D Museum

Welcome to the first 3D virtual learning place that showcases rare collections of historical memorabilia from the 1600s to the 2000s focusing on African American History, with emphasis on New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.

Open 24/7

Highlighted Exhibits

Lawrence E. Walker Foundation Collection
Lawrence E. Walker Foundation Collection

Dunmore’s Royal Ethiopians

Enter the exhibit to learn more about Governor Lord Dunmore’s British Royal Ethiopians Regiments and the Revolutionary War.

Category: New Jersey During the Revolutionary War (1776)

Frederick Douglas
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Life of Frederick Douglass

Born into slavery in Maryland, Frederick Douglass (ca. 1817-1895) disguised himself as a sailor and escaped to New York City. 

Category: Freedom Fighters 1700’s

Thomas Mundy Peterson
Lawrence E. Walker Foundation Collection

Thomas Mundy Peterson

Thomas Mundy Peterson was the first negro voter in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Enter this exhibit to learn more about New Jersey reconstruction.

Category: Slavery In New Jersey Emancipation/reconstruction (1870-1910)

hold of a ship
Detroit Geo. E. Pomeroy & Co., 1854

Hold of a Ship

Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua left this description of his and his companions’ ordeal aboard the ship that took them from Benin to Brazil.

Category: Trans- Atlantic Slave Trade

SAA3DM Will Feature New Exhibits Monthly

Mission Statement

“Our goal is to educate youth of all ages, colleges, universities, and worldwide history buffs.”

Interesting Details

Contributions by more than 10 African American Collectors/Historians
Different Locations
Over 60 Exhibits On Display

Sponsorship /
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The SAAD3M is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that will support by giving back to youth (K-12) scholarships, military veterans, women in the military, educating and recognizing African American culture and putting tech savvy kids to work helping manage the 3D Museum.


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