The late Baba Diali Djimo Kouyate and his wife Akua Kouyate created their African organization Memory of African Culture in 1983.
Baba Djimo and Akua wanted to give the Black community a taste of African culture through song, movement, art, clothes, language, and food. They wanted to provide the whole experience[1].

[1] Memory of African Culture INC DC. Web. 28 Nov. 2011. <>.