BUFFALO SOLDIERS of New Orleans
Founded: 1993, Chicago
Founder: Kenneth "Dream Maker" Thomas
9th and 10th Calvary
"Buffalo Soldiers", named by the Native Americans for their curly, kinky hair, and their fierce fighting ability. Was made up of African American men during the civil war. During peacetime, Congress recognized the importance of these calvaries and created the 9th and 10th.
Who We Are
The Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club (NABSMC) is named after the historic African-American United States Army regiments known as the Buffalo Soldiers, which is seen on their patch.
Why We Ride
To educate the general public and keep alive the history of the Buffalo Soldiers. To preserve the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th and 10th cavalry. To provide support to charitable, civic organizations, and to be positive role models to our youth in the community.
One Club, One Patch, One Mindset
The purpose of the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club of New Orleans, (BSMCNO), a nonprofit organization, is to promote safe motorcycling and to educate the general public regarding the Buffalo Soldiers rich heritage (specifically the 9th and 10th Cavalry) and their contributions to American history by:
Providing community service, including but not limited to, volunteering with community agencies in providing services such as donating canned goods, supplies and clothing to mentally/physically challenged adults and school children and participating in school and community programs.
Provide educational opportunities through scholarships and other aid to deserving urban community high school seniors and college students, who have demonstrated their academic talents through a competitive essay contest, teacher recommendations or proven financial need.
To promote motorcycle safety within our community.
To ensure that all programs offered by the BSMCNO are managed in accordance with the National Buffalo Soldiers Troopers Motorcycle Club Organization’s policies, guidelines, and standards.
The New Orleans Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers is a "riding club", and charitable organization. The New Orleans Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club was founded in January of 2005, after the probationary period under the BSMC, Shreveport Chapter, in 2003. We ride to honor those men and women that have served in the 9th and 10th United States Army regiment during the Civil Army.
There are 3 original members; Founders, President - Jerome "Roamy" Young, Secretary - Patricia "Precious" Wheeler, and Co-Founder, Sergeant At Arms - Sylvester "Day Long" Johnson. Standing strong for 13 years, currently with 6 full members, 5 associate members, and our very first Junior Buffalo, "Baby D". (1 Non-Active member, Co-Founder - Joseph Carrier)