Keyamsha and the Reclamation of our Stolen Legacy

In the book Stolen Legacy by George G.M. James the following is found on page 25. Here is explained the ethical system known as the Egyptian Mystery School. In the Egyptian Mysteries the Neophyte was required to manifest the following soul attributes: (1) Control of thought and (2) Control of action, the combination of which,… More Keyamsha and the Reclamation of our Stolen Legacy

Asili

Asili is the logos of a culture, within which its various aspect cohere. It is the developmental germ/seed of a culture. It is the cultural essence, the ideological core, the matrix of a cultural entity which must be identified in order to make sense of the collective creations of it members. — from page xxv… More Asili

Utamaroho

Utamaroho is the vital force of a culture, set in motion by the Asili. It is the thrust or energy source of a culture; that which gives it its emotional tone and motivates the collective behavior of its members. Both the utamawazo and the utamaroho are born our of the Asili and, in turn, affirm… More Utamaroho

Utamawazo

Utamawazo is a kiswahili term that refers to the culturally structured thought — or worldview — that is determined by the primordial essence of a people. It determines the way in which people are socialized to perceive, think and experience the world. If we are perceiving, thinking and experiencing the world as free people, then… More Utamawazo

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched in America

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS The community remembers Black women lynched in America Spiritually-conscious women and men of African descent will gather 3:00PM sharp, Sunday, March 29, rain or shine, at Congo (Washington) Square, 7th & Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for the Second Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in remembrance of the 150 documented… More ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched in America

EX-CAPTAIN JONES, U.S.A., SPEAKS

The following is an excerpt from the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Papers Volume 2 pages 245 & 246. It presents a speech given by James Wormley Jones. Jones addressed his audience on his having the appearance of a “white” man. He denied being who he appears to be to calm the audience. As the… More EX-CAPTAIN JONES, U.S.A., SPEAKS

Spiritual conditioning #2: Boukman’s Prayer

“Good God who created the Sun which shines on us from above, who rouses the sea and makes the thunder rumble; Listen! God though hidden in a cloud watches over us. The god of the whiteman calls forth crime but our God wills good works. Our God who is so good commands us to vengeance.

He will direct our arms and help us. Throw away the likeness of the white man’s god who has so often brought us to tears and listen to the liberty which speaks in all our hearts.”… More Spiritual conditioning #2: Boukman’s Prayer

Report by Special Agent Jones

James Wormley Jones (d. 1958) was a Bureau of Investigation confidential informant who infiltrated the UNIA. Adopting the code number 800 for his later reports, Jones used his access to UNIA correspondence and his position in the African Legion to gather data. … More Report by Special Agent Jones