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The Frederick Douglass “Declaration” Against Isfet in the U.S.A. & Honoring Juneteenth

June 26, 2016 by


 The Frederick Douglass “Declaration” Against Isfet in the U.S.A. and The Galveston, TX Birthing of “Juneteenth” Celebrations of Our African Humanity By Bro. Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande / T. Sowell   It is duly noted in credible studies that the consciousness and traditions of our Kemetian ancestors were/are reflected in the traditions and practices of nations around […]

“So You Say You Want to Build a New Nation”

September 9, 2014 by


“So You Say You Want to Build a New Nation” by Tameko Barnette so you say you want to build a new nation a place where all elements are in harmony a place where brilliance is inevitable and higher consciousness dominates so you say you want to build a new nation a place where family […]

Our Children Need “African” Teachers!!

April 21, 2014 by


The issue of the education and mis-education of African American children and youth continues to get a lot of attention these days, with the “pipeline to prison” realities of the nation’s public education system (from Pre-School to High School and beyond!) being in the spotlight far too much, far too often. Under these circumstances, it […]

Coaching Our Teens for Intellectual Excellence & Success!

January 31, 2014 by


Raising Our Children for Excellence & Success: LET’S STOP Allowing Our Pearls to Fall Before Swines!!! By Bro. Mxolisi T. Sowell / Ozo-Sowande “When the pupil is ready, then the master will appear.” This much celebrated, often quoted expression comes to us via ASAR Dr. George G.M. James’ revelatory work, Stolen Legacy, as he discussed […]

Raising Our Children for Character & Cultural Excellence and Success!!

January 25, 2014 by


As a student at Crozier Seminary, there was an occasion when young Martin Luther King, Jr. called together some of his classmates, according to Marcus Garvey Wood (one of those classmates), seeking their support for the mission to which he felt called, with these words: “You all must stick by me, for I am going […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. – “Dreamer” and “Dismantler”

January 13, 2014 by


Martin Luther King, Jr. – “Dreamer” and “Dismantler” By Minister Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande / aka T. Sowell, Jr. Senior Minister Emeritus, Wo’se Community House of Amen Ra Here we are again: In the midst of another “I Have a Dream” re-run season. Another season of failing and refusing to appreciate the fullness of the man – […]

Remembering OUR STORY: This Bright Star — KWANZAA — that WE Put In The Sky!

December 26, 2013 by


December 26, 1966 – First Kwanzaa Season launched in Los Angeles (Visions & Victories note: A member of the US Organization back in the day shared with us, that Kwanzaa came into being in the wake of a youngster, a “tweener”, a child of one of the members, raising the question: “When are we going […]