54 African Proverbs as collected by Carter G. Woodson

In the Service of our Ancestors and African Love, Listen Seeker, I come in peace, “Not the greatest Master can go even one step for his disciple; in himself he must experience each stage of developing consciousness. Therefore he will know nothing for which he is not ripe.” — African Proverb Critical for all ofContinue reading “54 African Proverbs as collected by Carter G. Woodson”

The Battle of this Race is an Intellectual One

Listen Siblings, I come in peace, “Never forget that intelligence rules the world, and ignorance carries the burden.” — Marcus Garvey Through Knowledgeable, Wise and Loving leadership the African race can achieve Prosperous, Independent African Communities at home and abroad. As spoken in “Maroon and Build For Self,” “all speech comes from all listening, butContinue reading “The Battle of this Race is an Intellectual One”

“As a Race, we are not Producers; we are Consumers”

Listen Siblings, I come in peace, “The White Man’s ice is colder than the Black Man’s” — African Proverb (America) A large part of African Consumption relates to the misbelief that “The White Man’s ice is colder than the Black Man’s;” but a larger part relates to the disbelief in Joining an Organization (Every EuropeanContinue reading ““As a Race, we are not Producers; we are Consumers””

“The educated Negro does not understand or is unwilling to start small enterprises which make the larger ones possible.” — Carter G. Woodson

Listen Siblings, I come in peace, “Our ancestors have thus spoken.  Today, the ABS is the only organization capable of success.”  — Onitaset Kumat In 1933, Carter G. Woodson described modern America for African people.  In five paragraphs, you’ll read 2012 in 1933.  From the first paragraph we see that in 1933, foreigners dominated theContinue reading ““The educated Negro does not understand or is unwilling to start small enterprises which make the larger ones possible.” — Carter G. Woodson”