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Where African Culture Is Practiced


2016-17 School begins in September. 14 years of educational independence. Free to determine our own direction and destiny! The spirit of Marcus Mosiah Garvey lives forever!


YOUTH BASKETBALL. The Garvey School is hosting the HEE2/BLACKSTARS Basketball Summer Classic in honor of the late Herman E. English, Jr. and his wife Constance. August 27-28, 10 am-6 pm @ Sonny Vereen Park on Filmore St., Trenton. Register now! Full teams @ $150 or individual players $15. Each player receives a shirt and winning teams receive trophies. Darren Freedom Green on the mic, live music, vendors and food. For registration, and vending info, contact Baye Kemit @ 609-792-9038 or


The Garvey School has just returned from a 15-day tour of Ghana, West Africa. Just us on our next Sankoja to Ghana tour. December 27, 2016-January 7, 2017. 12 days of travel, fun, cultural tours, national park visit, beach, El Mina slave dungeon, shopping markets, and so much more. For more information, email Check back for our Sankofa to Ghana tour, Aug. 2017.


Our daycare, Watoto Village (located on site), has openings for infants - 5 year olds. Our newly renovated classroom is open to 3-5 year olds. Potty training, academic instruction, and a safe environment. We accept Child Care Connections and other subsidies. For inquiries, contact us at (609) 571-1855.


Egun Omode is on its 6th production season with adaptation of it's first production, "The Journey RETURNS." We open in Trenton's Mill Hill Playhouse on December 16-18, 2016. Check for further information. 


For any information, contact Baye Kemit @



Click to buy DVDs and the Soundtracks, plus view videos and photos from previous performances:

tellingList of our West African Productions: The Journey (May, 2012), 5 Pumpkin Seeds (May, 2013), The Cowtail Switch (Dec, 2013), & Look For Me In The Whirlwind (Dec, 2014), and most recent production The Tellings of the Trees (Dec, 2015). All written, produced and directed by Makeda Kemit. Stay tuned for our new production, The Journey RETURNS. (Dec, 2016). 

Purchase tickets for The Journey Returns @ beginning in October or click here.


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HEE2/BLACKSTAR Basketball Summer Classic. August 27-28, 2016. Elementary (4-6 grades), Middle (7-9), & High School (9-12). 10 am-6 pm both days. 


West African Children's Dance Class: Class begins in August. Every Friday. Children ages 3-6 is from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Children 5 and up is from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Classes are $40 per month.

West African Drum Class: Will start again on September 10, 2016. 11am-12:30pm at 102 Taylor St. Classes are $10. We have drums available.


Contact for any information.


Herman and Constance English. We love you and pledge to keep your lives and legacy alive for many years to come.

DVD Now Available


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