Ese Ne Tekrema |The Teeth & The Tongue
The Adinkra Symbol of Friendship, Interdependence and Strength in Unity
The mission of Tekrema Center for Art and Culture is the maintenance, development and perseverance of African and African Diaspora art and culture through the performing and visual arts, humanities and programming addressing issues which affect the African-American community, particularly wellness and environmental justice.
Founded in 2000 by Attorney Greer Goff Mendy, the principal activities of Tekrema are the creation, acquisition, preservation, and research of arts; the advancement of knowledge through arts education, training and research in the arts; and the dissemination of these resources through presentations, exhibitions, publications, and public lectures. Tekrema Center is an artist-driven organization, where professional artists are integral in programming and service to the community.