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February 19, 2020

On Thursday, February 13, 2020 the Black Achievement Fund hosted a special screening and discussion of the documentary Dr. Oku the Herbalist, a documentary

produced and directed by BAF member Kojo Sankofa. Dr. Oku was a renowned African herbalist who pioneered the conti...

February 10, 2020

The terms "coon," "pickaninny," "mammy," and "sambo" were all created to demean Black people by portraying them as lazy, mischievous, criminal, unattractive, and worthless unless under the strict supervision of Whites. 

This class explores the history and usage of these...

February 9, 2020

Founded by Isaiah T. Montgomery, Mound Bayou, Mississippi was a successful attempt on behalf of African Americans to to create a prosperous all-Black town while providing a safe haven away from Whites. The goal of the colonists, who were all formerly enslaved, was to e...

February 7, 2020

On Friday, February 28, 2020 from 6:30pm - 9:00 pm the BAF will host a special screening of a powerful documentary on the Haitian Revolution. If you are in the Atlanta metropolitan area or know someone who is please come out pass along the invite! 

The Haitian Revo...

February 7, 2020

Black Wall Street Documentary Screening & Discussion, Saturday, February 22, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm, East Point, GA

February 7, 2020

Video presentation of the Black Achievement Fund's 10 Guiding Principles

January 22, 2020

On January 15th BAF founder Arkee Hodges and co-founder Jesus Powell recorded a video presenting the BAF's 10 Guiding Principles. The BAF operates from an African worldview. We seek to create communities based of principles of Black unity and Black pride, cooperative a...

September 29, 2019

On September 30, 2019 the BAF launched the first leg of our national tour by joining the 1st annual Oklahoma Black Towns Motorcycle Tour through the 13 all-Black towns in Oklahoma. The purpose of the Black Towns Motorcycle Tour was to bring attention to and help revita...

September 28, 2019

On Friday, September 27, 2019 the Black Towns Motorcycle Tour and the all-Black town of Langston hosted the Black Achievement Fund's first Town Hall style meeting. Below is the video of the BAF founder's speech.