Love Poems: Giovanni

In a career that has spanned more than a quarter century, Nikki Giovanni has earned the reputation as one of America’s most celebrated and contoversial writers.Now, she presents a stunning collection of love poems that includes more than twenty new …

BuyBlackEconomics.org

​​What is Buy Black Economics? ​We are a group of people who find ways for our communities to foster and create healthy economies throughout the Diaspora.  ​Buy Black Economics is purely and simply the creation of wealth in which our …

Tao te Ching, Lao Tzu

In what may be the most faithful translation of the Tao Te Ching, the translators have captured the terse, enigmatic beauty of the original masterpiece without embellishing it with personal interpretation or bogging it down with explanatory notes. By stepping …

The 4 Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, Miguel Ruiz

Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs, four agreements in life are essential steps on the path to personal freedom. As beliefs are transformed through maintaining these agreements, shamanic teacher and healer don Miguel Ruiz asserts lives will “become filled with …

Ma’at the 11 Laws of God, Ra Un Nefer Amen

Let’s begin by making clear that the Laws of God bear no resemblance to man’s laws. They are not injunctions or commandments to be obeyed. They are not rules, prohibitions, or regulations prescribed to govern the behavior of man. Neither …

From Niggas to Gods, Andre Akil

This is a compilation of individual essays …The essays are designed to inspire thought within the black mind. These writings are primarily targeted toward the black youth of this day. “They” say that my generation is not intelligent enough to …

Message to the Black Man in America, Elijah Muhammad

Message To The Blackman In America By Elijah Muhammad According to countless mainstream news organs, Elijah Muhammad, by far, was the most powerful black man in America. Known more for the students he produced, like Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan and …

Bhagavad Gita

ONE OF THE GLORIES of Sanskrit poetry, The Bhagavad Gita is the ancient spiritual text that forms a sublime synthesis of the many strands of Hindu belief. Taken from the Mahabharata epic, it details a dialogue between the divine Krishna …

Message to the People: The Course of African Philosophy, Marcus Garvey

In September 1937, three years before his death, Marcus Garvey assembled a small group of his most trusted organizers. For almost a quarter of a century he had led the Universal Negro Improvement Association, at its peak the largest international …

The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. DuBois

This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection …