Mission: Black Women’s Blueprint, Inc. is a civil and human rights organization of women and men. Our purpose is to take action to secure social, political and economic equality in American society now. We work to develop a culture where African-American women are fully empowered and where gender, race and other disparities are erased. We engage in progressive research, historical documentation, support movement building and organize for social justice steeped in the struggles of African-American women within their own communities and within dominant culture.
Our Black HerStory Project aims to counter the effects of popular culture, teaches Black History in order to promote respect and dignity for Black women by highlighting and teaching their rich contribution to history, raising self-esteem, self-worth, connecting the past to the present and future, reconnecting to roots and inspiring pride. Part museum, part library, this Project is committed to creating greater knowledge and appreciation of the relevance of Black women to Women’s History and Black Historical issues, through innovative exhibitions, public programs and educational interactive tours tailored for our boys and girls offering them alternative images of Black women. This program has already obtained materials for several exhibits on the lives of key Black women from throughout the African Diaspora. At capacity this program will house artifacts, books, papers, video documentaries, video re-enactments, periodicals, t-shirts, buttons, campaign banners, organizational files etc. in a grand space catering to community adults and youth alike.