Economic Power to
Transform the Future

Black Power Blueprint

Economic power to
transform the future


Black Power Blueprint is a joint initiative of the African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF) and Black Star Industries (BSI), transforming North St. Louis through renovation, economic development and political power by and for the black community.

Upcoming Events

Mafundi Lake 4-Plex Grand Opening

Building the African Independence Workforce Program

August 19, 2023 at 10:00 am

Program begins at Akwaaba Hall
4101 W. Florissant Ave
St. Louis, MO 63115

Followed by Dedication at the Mafundi Lake 4-Plex
4358 College Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63107

Join us for the unveiling of the Mafundi Lake 4-Plex, the Workforce Program Housing dedicated to political prisoners returning to their community from the colonial prison system.

In honor of freedom fighter and beloved member of the African community, Mafundi Lake, each apartment is fully furnished by Uhuru Furniture, and each apartment is dedicated to an African political prisoner: Dessie Woods, Mutulu Shakru, Sundiata Acoli and Assata Shakur.

This is all part of the ongoing work to rebuild the north side of St. Louis, and its residents.

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For more information, call 314-380-8016.

Featured Projects

Community Basketball Court

4368 College Ave

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Murals at Community Garden and Basketball Court

4031 W. Florissant Ave

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Workforce Program Housing

4358 College Ave

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Uhuru Jiko Kitchen and Café

3723 Goodfellow Blvd

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African Doula Project

4101 W. Florissant Ave, St. Louis, MO 63115

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Celebrating Ongoing Projects

Farmers Market and Community Garden

4031 W. Florissant Ave

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Future Projects

Uhuru Wa Kulea Health Center

3771 W. Florissant Ave

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Black Power Square

4007-4009 W. Florissant Ave

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Completed Projects

Uhuru House Community Center

4104 W. Florissant Ave

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