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Official name for outdoor venue unveiled: Karibu!

KARIBU means Welcome, and that is the official name of the Black Power Blueprint outdoor venue that’s home to the beautiful stage and Gary Brooks Black Power Community Garden!

Thank you to all the community members and artists who came out for our name unveiling ceremony earlier this month! It was a beautiful showcase of African brilliance and culture.

Speakers and performers included Black Power Blueprint resident muralist Jamie the Artist, one of our contractors Patrick Jefferson of Maintenance Boyz, poet FoFeet and singer Daneisha Young accompanied by drummer Baba Kelly, poetry by Ardimus, and by 5th Degree, vocals by Erika Clark, 18th ward alderman Jesse Todd, UAPO President Zaki Baruti, and the One Africa! One Nation! Farmers Market manager Rage!

Want to host a concert or movie in the KARIBU outdoor venue? Contact!