What’s Faith Got To Do with IT

Entrepreneur need to have FAITH! I cannot lie; It is getting harder ” To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle”.  It’s getting harder to have faith-  I won’t go into details on some of the discoveries I’ve made, suffice it … Continue reading

Kuumba- Seriously Are you Creative- Are We

Kuumba Creativity- To  invest always , the ability or power to create or to bring into existence,with a new form, or to produce through imaginative skill, or  to make or bring into existence  new things as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it! At least … Continue reading

Is UJAMAA Simply a word You Recite on December 29th each year!

Ujamaa To build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses and to profit from them together. If my statemeant is wrong, feel free to list  examples of “Cooperative Economics” in the comments! “Cooperative Economics” goes way beyond “collaboration”, the latter  suggests working together for individual gain… Cooperative economics suggest putting aside purely self related … Continue reading

UJIMA – Be Ye not Unequally Yoked- Collective Work and Responsibility

To hell with unity… or rather the pretense of unity!  Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility) is different from unity! Collective Work and Responsibility is about  individual dedication and action! UJIMA is the Kwanzaa principle for Dec 28th Yes I espouse unity but the word is overused and is losing it’s meaning in our community! What I believe in is the … Continue reading

The Quest to Define Self Must Proceed Kujichagulia- Self Determination!

As I reflect this year, I realize that ” The quest to Define Self must proceed, self determination but Kujichagulia, Self definition is not necessarily  self determination”.  Self Determination requires thinking through the consequences and making a choice what is in ones best interest! It means getting  facts and weighing consequences! It means READING; It … Continue reading