Black Power Blueprint is a self-determination program of Black Star Industries and the African People's Education and Defense Fund, building political and economic power in the hands of the African working class. Black Power Blueprint is located at 4101 W. Florissant Ave. in St. Louis, MO.

You made 2020 the best year yet!

We want to express our appreciation to all the supporters who contributed to our #GivingTuesday / Year-End Giving campaign! You helped us surpass the goal to raise $25,000 for the Black Power Blueprint!

And to everyone who has contributed to the Black Power Blueprint throughout the whole year, a huge thank you!

Thanks to supporters like you, we are looking forward to another year of putting economic and political power in the hands of African people!!

We also want to thank these special contributors:

The #GivingTuesday Video Team

Thank you to film director and editor Cami who created a powerful visual story that moved many people to donate during Black Power Blueprint's #GivingTuesday fundraiser.

Special thanks also to producers Erin and Allie who donated the video production costs as a stance of reparations.

And to all the other video team members: STL Production: Bailey, Original Music: Brandon “Mad Keys”, B Camera: Ethan – Thank you!

The Basketball Court Video Team

We want to thank this video team and look forward to seeing this video which will be coming out soon.

Business and Organizational Partners

★ Clif Bar & Company ★ Humble Sea Brewing Co. ★ Jath Construction ★ Leon, Paradigm Builders ★ Uhuru Pies ★ Uhuru Furniture ★ Uhuru Solidarity Movement ★ Tyler, Birdsong.Studio ★ Erin and Allie, Eventure ★ Kai and Black Bed-Stuy in Brooklyn

Mr. Gary and the Garden Club

We salute Mr. Gary for leading the vision and the work to develop the community garden! 

We also want to the thank all the members of the Garden Club who organized the work of tending to the garden and all that grew during the warm months, and preparing the garden for winter. We can't wait for spring!!

Visit and make building black power your New Year’s resolution!

Projects Update: 4-plex renovations nearing completion

Renovations on the four-unit apartment building, earmarked for housing for the African Independence Workforce Program, continue moving forward. Check out the latest photos from the work!

Leon, owner of Paradigm Builders, reviews the final stages of the renovation work with Abdullah, Black Power Blueprint facilities manager.

Raymond, HVAC worker with Paradigm Builders, installs the third furnace in the 4-plex.

Marcus from Paradigm Builders installs hot water heaters.

Tadje, Paradigm site foreman for the 4-plex, sands the original 100+ year-old oak floors.

A Paradigm Builders worker lays planking on one of the bedroom floors of the 4-plex.

A Paradigm crew member completes final repairing and painting of windows.

New kitchen cabinets and sink installed.

Black Power Blueprint salutes the fabulous team from Paradigm Builders and all the contractors and workers who have contributed to this renovation!

Thanks to supporters like you, we are rebuilding our black community!

Job Opportunities!

From Food Desert to Food Oasis!

Are you interested in bringing fresh food and commerce to the black community in North St. Louis? We need you!

The One Africa! One Nation! Farmers Market is hiring for these positions:

  • Market Assistant
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Promotions Coordinator
  • Website Coordinator

Get more info about these positions and how you can apply!

Black Power Blueprint News From Across the Country

Uhuru Foods & Pies in Oakland, California baked 1000 Uhuru Sweet Potato Pies that went to families in the East San Francisco Bay Area through a program sponsored by Clif Bar, the Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation and Uhuru Pies.

Pictured above is part of the fabulous crew that made it happen.

Check out the video below from Eat. Learn. Play. showing highlights from the event. And follow Uhuru Foods & Pies on Facebook and their website.

Upcoming Events

NEW TIME: Sundays at 6pm Central Time


Tune in for Black Power Blueprint's Facebook LIVE series, "The Struggle to Achieve Black Power" hosted by Abdullah Mohammed.

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Black Power Blueprint

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