Dr. Jen Mouriz-Happy Mother’s Day, Happy Birthday!

Pastor Joel Osteen says that God puts people in your life for a reason and a season, to open doors and reach new levels. I met Jen at 14. She was a peer health teacher at Yale University. I just was fond of her. I remember she was going away and I was worried because…

Imani 2018

Imani (Faith): To believe with all our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle. Imani I believe I believe in you I believe in the old I believe in the young I cherish those who teach Admire those who lead Clothed in righteousness Winning and…

Kuumba (2018)

Kuumba (Creativity): To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.   Live colorfully Dance Write Draw Paint Mold Create Create Create Kuumba encourages creativity, So, let us create with it! Create in the snow Create in the…

Nia 2018

Nia (Purpose): To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness. Brothers and Sisters, Nia is dear to my heart because it is the last three letters of my name. Life is hard. I often want to give up. Then I think about…