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New Africa Society International - NASI7 becomes the Local Chapter
of the
Associaltion of Midnight Basketball League Program

Welcome to the Philly Midnight Basketball League

New Africa Society International (NASI7) has taken a significant step towards its mission of establising an organization of Integrity,  one that will leave a lasting Legacy, and that will protect and enhance the Cultural Values within the community. On December 6, 2022, NASI7 submitted an application to the Department of State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, seeking a nonprofit corporation charter.

NASI7 aims to organize a community-based organization that embraces the 7 Principles of African Heritage, also known as the Nguzo Saba, or the Seven Principles. By adopting a business model rooted in these principles, NASI7 seeks to uplift and empower the community, fostering a sense of unity and progress.

The proposed nonprofit corporation, New Africa Society International – NASI7, will serve as a platform for individuals to come together and contribute to the betterment of the community. Through various initiatives and programs, NASI7 aims to create a positive impact and leave a lasting legacy for future generations.

R. Abdur-Rashied, President of, expressed his enthusiasm for this milestone. By establishing a nonprofit charter, NASI7 can solidify its commitment to serving the community and promoting African heritage.

As NASI7 moves forward with its nonprofit corporation charter application, it is poised to further its mission of integrity, legacy, and culture. The organization eagerly anticipates the positive impact it will have on the community and looks forward to the support and involvement of like-minded individuals.

As the local chapter of the National Association of Midnight Basketball League Program (, Philadelphia Midnight Basketball League aims to work with the Police Department, the City Government and other business, nonprofit and government entities to unifiy resources and present an alternative to the violence and crime lifestyles plaguing our neighborhoods. 

For more information, visit and stay tuned for updates on the progress of the nonprofit corporation charter application.

Also, check back here oftern for updates as we grow!

Donations to the Philadelphia Midnight Basketball League can be made here: 

NASI7 Attains Tax-Exempt Status under IRS Code

11/1/23 - NASI7 is thrilled to announce that it has been granted tax-exempt status under the IRS Code Section 501(c)(3). As a result, the organization is now exempt from federal income tax.

The attainment of this status is a significant milestone for NASI7, demonstrating its commitment to operating as a public charity. This determination was made effective as of 10/26/22, marking the official start of NASI7's tax-exempt status.

Notably, this designation allows individuals and entities who contribute to NASI7 to deduct their donations from their taxable income. This contribution deductibility further incentivizes support for the organization's initiatives.

NASI7 is dedicated to promoting and fostering a safer and healther city through inclusive sports within our community. With its new tax-exempt status, the organization will have enhanced opportunities to fulfill its mission and make a positive impact in the lives of community members, families, athletes and sports enthusiasts alike.

For further information on NASI7's tax-exempt status or to contribute, please visit our website or contact us directly.

Contributing to NASI7 means supporting the growth and development of sports in our community while enjoying the benefits of contribution deductibility. We are making our city safer, happier and healthier through inclusivity. Join us in making a difference today!

(please cut and paste the following link into your browser ro make your secure tax deductble  donation): 

NASI7 commissions the Philaelphia Midnight Basketball League 

On November 11, 2023, New Africa Society International (NASI7) joined the national community and police department parnership crime fighting program, Association of Midnight Basketball League Program (, leading to the establishment of the Philadelphia Midnight Basketball League (PMBL). This initiative aims to combat crime and tackle the prevalent issue of gun violence in Philadelphia. The league's primary objective is to engage young men in mentorship programs, educational and occupational opportunities, as well as promote their physical and mental well-being through sports and social interaction. Through this initiative, NASI7 takes another step towards the fulfilment of it's mission, dedicated to Integrity, Legacy and Culture.

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