Mimi Jones noted in NY Times article (see posts below from B-Globe for photo))

From  NewYork Times Dec 23/2020    Remembering some of the artists, innovators and thinkers we lost in the past year. Jones, in front, as the manager pours in a cleaning agent, 1964. Horace Cort/Associated Press MIMI JONES b. 1947 From a young age, she understood the power of public resistance. By Maggie Jones When Mimi Jones was […]

Important new book and programs on PanAfricanism

Adebajo’s published comments on his new book: ADEKEYE ADEBAJO: Prophets, poets and African pantheon  BUSINESS DAY BL PREMIUM  29 NOVEMBER 2020 – Pan-Africanism can be defined as the efforts to promote the political, socioeconomic and cultural unity of Africa and its diaspora. I recently edited a 38-chapter volume on The pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets and Philosophers (Jacana, 2020). With […]

Middle-Passage Marker at Boston Harbor

Included here below is a link to a video that describes  the nature of the project that produced the Boston  Harbor  marker in memory of the victims of “The Middle Passage” in the slave trade to America.  Ms. Ann Chinn was the Executive Director of this  “Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project.”    Ms Lamerchie […]


BPAF strongly encourages all visitors to our own website to WATCH THIS IMPORTANT, INFORMATIVE,  AND VERY EMOTIONALLY MOVING PROGRAM  <> Shared Interest  2020 GALA: above is photo of Shared Interest founder and leader Donna Katzin and program poster “Making HerStory: Celebrating the Power of Women in Southern Africa” a program  that live streamed on YOUTUBE […]

Donna Katzin and Program poster

Boston University website for records of forums on Reparations

Click on the following link for a record of an important  forums  held at Boston University regarding issues relating to Reparations for slavery and subsequent imposed social-structural deprivations BU forum web for other information of their programs regarding these issues, visit their main website at  https://www.bu.edu/  

2019 Roxbury “Juneteenth” Commemoration re Reparations issues videos

Cover of program  Program details part 1 Program details part 2 Video footage links to UTube postings  (ignore the UTUBE video ads, they are not posted by  BPAF) Barry Gaither introduction of Senator Bill Owens https://youtu.be/yUF0pKBD50M Sen. Bill Owens speech continues https://youtu.be/kTA8_N-Pcp0  main portion of  Sen. Owens speech