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Black Banjo Reclamation Project

Cultural Arts, Earth-Based Education & Resource Management

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Community Banjo Reclamation Through Musical Arts, Craft & Education of the African Diaspora
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A community banjo build for Black families, individuals and organizations to participate in hand-...

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Black Banjo Reclamation Project is hosting the following events.

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“Empty Bowl” Fundraiser, featuring food, ceramics, live poetry, a tea lounge, and an art raffle....Read more

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Guest

$5,555 USD since Jan 2022

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Bubbaville

$3,000 USD since May 2022

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JH

$2,730 USD since Sep 2022

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Seth Ginsberg

$2,050 USD since Jun 2022

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Súle Greg Wilson

$1,250 USD since Mar 2022

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Jerred Branch

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hannah mayree

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Peaks

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Melanie C

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Nate Gusakov

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Laura Cohen

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Robin Bean Crane

$500 USD since Jan 2022

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Daniel Swain

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IBMA Foundation

$10,000 USD since May 2022

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Benevity

$49.47 USD since Aug 2022

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hannah mayree

Admin

$1,000 USD

IBMA Foundation

$10,000 USD

Guest

$5,555 USD

Bubbaville

$3,000 USD

JH

$2,730 USD

Seth Ginsberg

$2,050 USD

Peaks

$1,000 USD

Guest

$1,000 USD

Melanie C

$985 USD

Nate Gusakov

sponsor

$800 USD

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Today’s balance

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Total raised

$39,529.14 USD

Total disbursed

$31,975.63 USD

Estimated annual budget

$43,126.54 USD

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News from Black Banjo Reclamation Project

Updates on our activities and progress.

Gourd Harvest Update!

Fall is an exciting time for us at the Black Banjo Reclamation Project! Just as the natural cycles of the earth, we slow down programming in this season in order to plan and organize for next year and beyond. It’s also the...
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Published on October 5, 2022 by hannah mayree

Go Team Banjo Class!

The end of the Summer is a time for harvesting the amazing experiences and learnings from the growth over the last few months. For the second year in a row, team members from the Black Banjo Reclamation Project created and taught programmin...
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Published on August 18, 2022 by hannah mayree

Community Supported Fundraising Event in SF: Updates from Last Week!

Although most of our Summer activities have been focused on programming teaching banjo playing and building, last weekend, July 30 2022, the @confettiartscollective based out of San Francisco hosted a wonderful fundraiser for the BBRP! We a...
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Published on August 8, 2022 by hannah mayree

About


The Black Banjo Reclamation Project is an ongoing community and land-based development that focuses on the cultural folk traditions of the Banjo in relation to Black and African Diasporic communities.

Comprised of educators, musicians, historians, crafters, builders, healers and land stewards, our work is deeply rooted in the connection, understanding and learning that comes from community engagement in Black, Indigenous, POC and White-European communities. For three years, we have been facilitating musical training, workshops, learning spaces, as well as the distribution, repair and building of banjos. The work of the BBRP is to support Black people and communities in accessing, experiencing and stewarding musical traditions that come from their own ancestral and cultural lineages.


Reclaiming Banjo and Black Earth-Based Connection through Self-Determination and Reparations

The Black Banjo Reclamation Project is a creative eco-system that curates musical, cultural and land-based opportunities for Black, Afro-Diasporic communities around the world to work with the banjo as a tool for reclaiming ancestral wisdom & creating Afro-futures. By teaching and learning banjo playing techniques with African and Black centered perspectives, our unique facilitation of programs which includes banjo building & repair, highlights the practice of land stewardship and the roots of Black liberation found in our folkways. Through economic solidarity and self-determination, we are paving pathways for restorative narratives to use music as a tool for transforming our world.


Our 2022 program schedule included ::

- Black Banjo Weekend Campout and Build, Sacramento CA April 
- Black Banjo Fellowship in Port Townsend WA June
- Chicago Youth Banjo Build July-August

 BBRP is a multi-cultural collaboration that promotes conversation and action in healing the ancestral, historical, cultural and racially dividing wounds in this country and the world. 

Stay tuned in for 2023 programs!

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