TEACHING KNOWLEDGE OF SELF.  TELLING OURSTORY.  FACING THE MAAFA IN OUR COMMUNITY HEAD-ON.

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SPRING CLASSES 765.734.3736

Mondays & Thursdays: How to Use My Smartphone, at BNNtv Studios Egleston Square,  Boston MA

Tuesdays: Intro to Pan-African History & Genealogy, at SOS Living Museum 20 Hansford Place, Roxbury.

Coming Soon: Black Family Roots at Roxbury Community College (non-credit).

Everyday: 1pm-8pm at WSQ Learning Center, Afterschool & Life Skill & Tech. Programs, 21 Walden Sq. Road, Cambridge

Business/Organization Development, By Appt.

Technology & History Projects, By Appt.

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TWO FREE MUSEUMS

See artifacts, pictures, art & memorials to our great world and family histories at the S.O.S. Living Museum.  Or, have the museum come to you in the Black Connections: Mobile Black History Museum that presents 100s of hands-on artifacts, images and documents (digital videos, pictures & history contests too) FREE to the community.


THE REIDREN BUSINESS GROUP IS...

...a Roxbury-based independent Education Company (BOBO).  Our mission: help Black folks think better of ourselves through 1) knowledge of our Roots, 2) Universal Political Fluency and 3) Quality Work Skills.  Help starts with Finding Family Rootz (genealogy) classes, our mobile black history museum called 'Black Connections', the S.O.S. Living Museum (both free) and our Hidden History of Black New England tours.  We also deliver quality work skills classes to our neighbors.  Teaching/Consulting areas include: technology, life skills, work preparation and helping our organizations & businesses operate better, operate simpler and operate truer.

 

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HIDDEN HISTORY of BLACK BOSTON TOURS

NEW: WALKING TOUR of Downtown Boston. RESERVE YOUR PLACE HERE.

Come ride and hear the true story of African people in Boston & New England that you were not supposed to know about on the Hidden History of Black Boston Tour.  Trace our community's growth as this violent European settlement became one of the richest cities in the world.  Witness our struggle through American wars, gradual emancipation, and 'civil rights' to understand our power more deeply.


EVENTS CALENDAR

May 15 Sun African America & Anti-Blackness in BOSTON, Walking TOUR, 136 Blackstone St, Boston, MA 02109, 12:00pm-2:00pmBoston MA

Mar 3 Thu Genealogy of African American and Anti-Blackness in BOSTON, Third Sector New England, 89 South Street, 12:00pm-2:00pmBoston MA

Feb 9 Tue Black Connections Presentation-Mobile Black History Museum, Mansfield Adult Day Health Center 300 Branch St.10:30am-12:30pmMansfield MA

Oct 26 Mon Tracing Your Family RootsIII - Ankobia6 basic family research workshop, Grove Hall Community Center5:30pm, Dorchester MA

Oct 24Sat Tracing Your Family RootsII - Ankobia6 basic family research workshop, Grove Hall Branch Library10:00am, Dorchester MA

Oct 17Sat Tracing Your Family RootsI - Ankobia6 basic family research workshop, Grove Hall Branch Library10:00am, Dorchester MA

Oct 15 Thu Facing Slavery - Finding Black Family from 1940 to 1870 and More, Dudley Branch Library5:30pm, Roxbury MA

Oct 8 Thu Facing Slavery - Finding Black Family from 1940 to 1870 and More, Dudley Branch Library, 5:30pm, Roxbury MA

Oct 6 Tue iPhone Class, Dudley Branch Library, 10:30amAndroid Smartphone Class, Dudley Branch Library12:30pm, (4 Sessions each topic) Dudley Branch Library, Roxbury MA

Aug 20 Thu Care-Giver iPad Organizing-Tech Training, Boston Home2:00pm-4:30pmDorchester MA

Aug 18 Tue Care-Giver iPad Organizing-Tech Training, Boston Home2:00pm-4:30pmDorchester MA

Aug 13 Thu ATrial By Fire 2.0: Hidden History of Black Boston Tour (Roxbury, Medford, n. End)10:00am-1:00pmRoxbury MA

Aug 11 Tue ATrial By Fire 2.0: Ankobia6 / Global History Workshop, Warren Gardens, 10:00am-1:00pmRoxbury MA

Aug 6 Thu Black Connections - Mobile History Program (4-10yr olds), The Institute for Pan African Cultural Education Inc. (P.A.C.E.) 10:00am-12:30pmMattapan MA

Aug 6 Thu Care-Giver iPad Organizing-Tech Training, Boston Home2:00pm-4:30pmDorchester MA

July 30 Thu Care-Giver iPad Organizing-Tech Training, Boston Home2:00pm-4:30pmDorchester MA

July 30 Thur ATrial By Fire 2.0: Ankobia6 / Global History Workshop, Warren Gardens, 10:00am-1:00pmRoxbury MA

July 23 Thu Root-Lines of African American, CSIO:  Muniz, Chinese Progressive Association, Acedone, 10:00pm-12:30pmBoston MA

July 2 Thu Youth Leadership Program, Bromely-Heath Youth Leadership/JPNDC, 4:00pm-6:30pmJamiaca Plain MA

June 13 Sat Thu YBlack Connections Mobile History Museum, Fitchburg Juneteenth Festival, River Front Park, 12:00pm-6:00pmFitchburg MA

June 10 Thu Youth Leadership Program, Bromely-Heath Youth Leadership/JPNDC, 4:00pm-6:30pmJamiaca Plain MA

May 30 Sat Working with Apprentices, LiUNA Apprentice Instructor ConferenceChicago, IL

May 19 Tue Black Connections Presentation, Mansfield Adult Day Health Center 300 Branch St.5:30pm-7:30pmMansfield MA

May 18 Mon African Role in Evacuation Day 1776 Boston, Dudley Branch Library, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Roxbury MA

April 17 Fri Black Connections Presentations,  West Roxbury Academy. 7:30am-11am, West Roxbury MA

April 12 Sun Black Connections & Community Address,  Black All Year Program, www.blackallyear.com, 2pm-10pm, Hibernian Hall, Dudley Sq., Roxbury MA

Feb 28 Wed"Drumbeat", Interview Black Community Information Center (BCIC), 8pm, BNN Studios, Roxbury MA

Jan 22 Thu Black History Program,  Somerville Community Access TV, 7pmSomerville MA

Jan 15 Thu Black History Program, Somerville Community Access TV, 7pmSomerville MA

Jan 1 Thu Black Connections,  Imani-Kwanzaa, 4pm, National Center of Afro-American Artists, 300 Walnut Ave, Roxbury MA

Dec 28 Sun Black Connections,  Ujima-Kwanzaa, 7pm, Hibernian Hall, Dudley Sq., Roxbury MA

Dec 26 Fri Museum of Science Field Trip, WSCA Families, 10am-4pm, Cambridge MA

Dec 13 Sat Prince Hall Celebration, Libations, Reading & Tour, w/Hush Harbor Society, S.O.S. Living Museum, 1pm-4pm, Roxbury MA

Nov 22 Sat Deep Leadership: Power, Freedom & Citizenship, Roxbury Community College Class, RCC, 1:30pm-3:00pm, Roxbury MA

Nov 18 Tue Unique Suffering: Black Citizens as Ultimate Patriots or Ultimate Undocumented?, Workshop, S.O.S. Living Museum, 6:30pm-7:30pm, Roxbury MA

Nov 18 Tue Deep Leadership: Power, Freedom & Citizenship, Roxbury Community College Class, RCC, 4:30pm-5:45pm, Roxbury MA

Nov 1 Sat Teach and Treat Celebration, w/Hush Harbor Society, S.O.S. Living Museum, 1pm-3pm, Roxbury MA

Oct 16 Thur. Excellence AND Culture: Operating Your Cooperative Better, Simpler and Truer, National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) 45th Annual Conf., Frenchman's Reef Marriot, 2:00pm-3:30pm, St. Thomas VI

Sept 28 Sun Open Streets - Blue Hill Avenue, Black Connections, (Blue Hill Ave & Quincy), w/Idjeli Theater Works, 12pm-5pm, Roxbury MA

Sept 27 Sat 2nd Annual David Walker Celebration, Libations, Reading & Tour, w/Hush Harbor Society, S.O.S. Living Museum, 10am-2pm, Roxbury MA

Sept 20 Sat Roxbury Day, Black Connections, w/Roxbury Action Plan (R.A.P.), First Church of Roxbury, 1pm, Roxbury MA

Sept 13 Sat I'm Migration II, a People's Workshop of a Shared History of Movement, w/Network of Immigrants & African Americans (NIAAS), Julia Martin House, 10am-1pm, Jamaica Plain MA

Aug 3 Sun Civil Rights Tour, Project Hip Hop, Twitter #phh14, Aug3-Aug12, WV, NC, SC, GA, AL, TN, D.C.

July 24 Thur Ankobia6 Family Rootz Session, Warren Gardens TrialxFire v.05, 10:00am-1pm, Roxbury MA

July 17 Thur Ankobia6 Family Rootz Session, Project Hip Hop - Artists, 11:00am-1pm, Roxbury MA

July 10 Thur Ankobia6 Family Rootz Session, Project Hip Hop - Artists, 11:30am-1pm, Roxbury MA

June 28 Sat Juneteenth Celebration, Black Connections Mobile History Museum, Institute Park, 1pm-7pm, Worcester MA

June 21 Sat Juneteenth, Franklin Park, Black Connections, Roxbury MA

June 18 Thur Juneteenth Celebration, Black Connections Mobile History Museum, National Center of Afro-American Artists, 300 Walnut Avve, 4pm-7pm, Roxbury MA

June 14 Sat I'm Migration, a People's Workshop of a Shared History of Movement, w/Network of Immigrants & African Americans (NIAAS), Julia Martin House, 10am-1pm, Jamaica Plain MA

May 31 Sat Hidden History of Black Boston tour, ReIdren Business Group, 10am-6pm, Roxbury MA

Apr 21 Mon "Introduction to Movie making & Final Cut Pro (with Ambition of the City), Walden Square Computer Center, Cambridge MA

Apr 14 Sun "Pop-in Showcase: Poster Campaign at the Erick Jean Center for the Arts, Dorchester MA

Mar 14,15 Fri/Sat "Why Do We Black Folks Hate on Each Other?" (with Idjeli Theater Works), at the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations Conference (ASCAC), Essex County College, Newark NJ

MAR 8 Sat Black Family History Day: FREE Black Genealogy Workshop & Free SOS Living Museum Tour, 11am-1pm, SOS Museum, Roxbury MA