More Self-Reliance Projects

In addition to the Black Power Blueprint in St. Louis, MO, the African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF) and Black Star Industries (BSI) coordinate several other black self-reliance programs across the U.S.

One Africa! One Nation! Marketplaces

Phila, PA • St. Petersburg, FL • St. Louis, MO Low-cost vending opportunities offer solutions to poverty and unemployment and have a lasting impact on the economic well-being of the black community.

Uhuru Health Festivals

Oakland, CA • Philadelphia, PA Featuring free health screenings, healthy eating information, exercise, dance and martial arts demos and fun activities for children.

Uhuru Book Fair - Philadelphia, PA

Promoting authors, independent publishers and booksellers; book and poetry readings, literacy activities and a children’s circle with storytelling, reading, free books and book bags

Uhuru Basketball

Trophy-winning, co-ed youth basketball program including educational tutoring and cultural field trips.

Halloween Family Festivals

St. Petersburg, FL • St. Louis, MO Featuring safe activities for children and families, including a haunted house, costume contest, “exercise for candy” fitness, entertainment, photo booth and talent show.

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles

Philadelphia, PA • Oakland, CA

Uhuru Foods & Pies

Oakland, CA • St. Petersburg, FL

Uhuru House - African community centers

Oakland, CA • St. Louis, MO • St. Pete, FL

Uhuru Jiko Community Kitchen

St. Petersburg, FL • coming soon to St. Louis

Akwaaba Halls - Friends, Family and Freedom!

Oakland, CA • St. Louis, MO • St. Pete, FL

Black Power 96.3 FM Community Radio

St. Petersburg, FL

Burning Spear Media

The Burning Spear newspaper, books and audio-visual services

Uhuru Planet Reparations Apparel

Clothing and accessories