Black People : Is the Nguzo Saba, just for Kwanzaa?

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Umoja (Unity)
    To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.
    Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)
    To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.
    Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility)
    To build and maintain our community together and make our brother's and sister's problems our problems and to solve them together.
    Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)
    To build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and to profit from them together.
    Nia (Purpose)
    To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
    Kuumba (Creativity)
    To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
    Imani (Faith)
    To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle
     
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    is this a trick question?

    :fyi: of course the principles apply all year around
     
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    these are the standards to live daily by every day set forth, not just for kwanzaa
     
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    Brother Ankhur,
    Just wondering if you phrase that question right?, Is Nguzo Saba, for only Kwanzaa? ...
    That we are to honor and maintain our Unity, define ourselfs, to build and maintain our community together? we do that daily here every day. To build our own stores and businesses? with much effort, we're working towards it, restoring our people is our #1 goal here. Know that we are the original creaters of the world!, We most certainly know and believe in the struggle.
    To make a long story short ...
    It's a known fact that the most isn't tied into the 7 day box, we/most of us are comming out of a deep sleep, and have moved beyond 7 days.
    Much love and respect brother.
     
  5. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    the reason for the post is to raise the issue when these 7 things are not being discussed
     
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    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    After this raising I will let it fade if no one is interested
     
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    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    not, bumped back up
     
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    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    in order to get an understanding of the focus here
     
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    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My sole reason for becoming a member

    was in the hopes of finding others ho care as much about the NationalBlack community in order to network across states to discuss a Black agenda and solutions
     
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    bumped up
     
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