Uhuru everyone! Because of YOU on #GivingTuesday this past week, the Black Power Blueprint exceeded our goal to raise the funds needed to begin construction on the Community Basketball Court in North St. Louis! Thank you for everything you did to make this happen! Thank you to all of our donors, our volunteers, supporters and […]
At the site of the recent demolition of the condemned properties at 4007-4009 West Florissant, Jath Construction works on stacking all the bricks and removing the debris. The African working class getting it done!
On behalf of the entire Black Power Blueprint team, and African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF) Board President Ona Zené Yeshitela, we want to thank all of our volunteers and donors. We want you to see where your money and effort and your time and your energy goes. It goes right into this project, […]
On Monday, August 17 – the birthday of Marcus Garvey – we celebrated the expansion of the Black Power Blueprint by starting the demolition of two more properties left to rot for the past 30 years. In its place we are considering building a retail space. These sites will continue our liberation of land for […]
APEDF has acquired two more properties through the St. Louis Land Reutilization Authority
(LRA). The buildings are condemned and will need to be demolished. Black Power Blueprint
is planning for how the sites will be used to expand the programs for African community
self-reliance and self-determination. A possible retail, office, and residential complex using
shipping containers is under consideration.
Investment needed for architectural plan, business plans, and construction of future projects.