Black People : What if every Black Teen Admired this the Way they Admire their Fave Hip Hop Artist?

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Nguzo Saba
    (Seven Principles)


    [​IMG] Umoja-Unity
    [oo MOH jah]
    To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.

    [​IMG] Kujichagulia-Self Determination
    [KOO jee cha goo LEE ah]

    To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves instead of being defined, named created and spoken for by others.

    [​IMG] Ujima[FONT=Dauphin]-[/FONT]Collective Work and Responsibility
    [oo JEE mah]

    To build and maintain our community together. To make our brothers' and sisters' problems our problems to solve together.

    [​IMG] Ujamma-Cooperative Economics
    [oo JAH mah]

    To build and maintain our own businesses and profit together from them.

    [​IMG] Nia-Purpose
    [NEE ya]

    To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community and to restore our people to our traditional greatness.

    [​IMG] Kuumba[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Dauphin]-[/FONT][/COLOR]Creativity
    [koo OOM bah]

    To always do as much as we can in any way that we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than when we inherited it.

    [​IMG] Imani[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Dauphin]-[/FONT][/COLOR]FAITH
    [ee MAH nee]

    To believe with all our hearts in our GOD our people our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
     
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    butterfly#1 going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The children? Brother Ankhur.....I submit that the question be posed to us as adults, showing and leading our children to see, feel and admire these traits! AWESOME!!!
     
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    So long as I don't share property or a majority of interests with with others, I'm all for it.
     
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    Hi Bro. Shik, go into more detail, what you mean, pls. Are you not wanting to share your life with others of us?
     
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    Shikamaru Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Share my life, sure.
    Share my property, nope.
    I'm just a big fan of private property.
     
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    So you would not want to own property in a Black community where we would have to venture?
     
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    Shikamaru Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    For myself individually, no.
    If it is a business venture properly walled within commerce, that would be okay.

    Joint ownership is bad ju-ju if we are talking about individual private property.
     
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    Thank you sir!
     
  9. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A hypothetical question

    If 75% of our teens, embraced these principles as the "In Thing" , what do you think would be the future for the Black community nationally in 30 years?
     
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    I think that the Nation we speak of today would be in full effect and thriving throughout the world. Respect would be off the chain. Wow, what a thought..very exciting!!
     
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