Friday, May 22, 2015
Notes for the New Year: Ancient African Ethical Teachings
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 03 January 2008
Now, at the beginning of this the year of our people 6248, let us again, in the tradition of our ancestors, wish for African people everywhere, as well as all the peoples of the world: blessings without ... read more >>
Bowing in Obeisance to Balozi: In Rightful Recognition and Instruction
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 20 December 2007
The sacred teachings of the Husia tell us that “Better than riches and royal linen is to do good for those who recognize and respect it.” It is a teaching on paying rightful hommage and due ... read more >>
Engaging the Issue of HIV/AIDS: No Room or Reason for Illusions
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 06 December 2007
For a long and loss-laden time now, a terrible and terrifying entity has been stalking members of the Black community, day and night, across class, gender, age, sexuality and religious lines. It has ... read more >>
Measuring the Success of the Summit: Transmitting and Modeling Leadership
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 29 November 2007
Speaking on the need and nature of education, W.E.B. DuBois reminded us that real and relevant education means sharing knowledge not only about how to make a living, but also how to make a life, i.e., ... read more >>
Beyond Polls and Pathological Discourse: Transforming Ourselves and the World
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 22 November 2007
The recent release of a poll by the Pew Research Center on Black people’s attitudes has the dubious distinction of being about a community it suggests no longer exists or at least it makes no sense ... read more >>
Rereading and Retrieving Douglass:Leadership Born of Earnest Struggle
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 15 November 2007
There is no more noble or needed leadership than that which is “born of earnest struggle”, that which comes into being on the battlefield for freedom, justice and good in the world, and which ... read more >>
Cultivating Quality Leadership: Reaffirming and Transmitting the Tradition
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 08 November 2007
In the context of our time, the urgent and ongoing need for quality leadership in our community, as well as in society and the world, cannot be seriously contested or safely denied. The severity and ... read more >>
Relearning Lessons of Fire and Flood:Prophecies of Things to Come
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 01 November 2007
When James Baldwin chose the title of his book, The Fire Next Time, from a prophecy in one of our sacred songs that says “God gave Noah the rainbow sign, no more water the fire next time,” ... read more >>
Being About the Good: Life Lessons of Muhammad Nasserdeen
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 25 October 2007
His name was Muslim; his faith was Christian; and the way he walked in the world was upliftingly African, doing honor to his family, justice to his faith and enduring good for his people and the world. ... read more >>
Not Just in Jena: Resurgent Racism Everywhere
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 18 October 2007
It is a shocking surprise to some, a painful revisiting of a racial nightmare to others, and still to others the sudden horror of a racist Halloween show turned real; one for which they have neither ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash