Over the fall and winter, Black Power Blueprint rapidly transformed the outdoor venue space across the street from the Uhuru House(more…)
St. Louis MLK Day of Service
Black Power Blueprint held a dynamic program and volunteer day in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We are carrying the Civil Rights and Black Power struggles of the 60s to today!
We opened with a powerful presentation by Uhuru Movement leader Chairman Omali Yeshitela on the true radical history of Dr. King.
We heard from the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement, the African National Women’s Organization, and the Uhuru Solidarity Movement on their open volunteer positions.(more…)
Watch: St. Louis TV station reports on Black Power Blueprint
Side Lot Farms was contracted through a Missouri Sewer District grant and have been doing an amazing job with the permeable paving for the One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace!
They excavated the areas surrounding the stage, filled that in with three different sizes of rock and then installed the beautiful red bricks for the patio where the community will be able to watch stage performances.
The permeable pavers allow storm water to drain into the ground, reducing runoff and keeping surrounding waterways cleaner.(more…)
Permeable pavers delivered to site of One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace in St. Louis
Nine palettes of red brick arrived to be laid for the areas surrounding the stage at the site of the One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace and outdoor event space, across the street from the St. Louis Uhuru House.
The permeable pavers will allow storm water to drain into the ground, reducing runoff and keeping surrounding waterways cleaner.(more…)
Thanks to your support, we are making rapid progress on the One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace and outdoor venue space.
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This past week, Paradigm Construction continued excavating what will be the pathway that circles around the outdoor venue space and garden across from the St. Louis Uhuru House.(more…)
Breaking ground at site of One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace and Gary Brooks Community Garden!
On Monday, October 7, Paradigm Construction began excavating what will be the pathway that circles around the outdoor venue space and garden. And LaGrone Electric started digging trenches to lay the piping for the electricity.(more…)
We are excited to share some good news with you!
Missouri Waste Management has awarded APEDF a rainscaping grant that will fund permeable pavers for the One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace and Gary Brooks Community Garden!
The pavers, which are part of the plan designed by dtls Landscape Architecture, allow rainwater to drain into the ground, easing the load on the sewer system.(more…)