Black People : Black on Black--Caution! Adult Content


going above and beyond
Feb 9, 2001
Bro. James, are there specific African values that you recommend be learned because there are 52 African countries and I don't think they all believe in the same things, or do thy?

Are these values the same as for Africans who were caught in the slave trade, brought with them to America and the Caribbean islands and were handed down through the generations?

There is a list at this website that I'd like to know what you think about? I actually follow Mark Weins on Youtube as he travels around the world eating foods found in different cultures around the world. I particularly enjoyed the segments when he traveled to Africa.

But more importantly, are these the sorts of "values" that you think are important for AAs to learn and, ultimately, practice?

If not them, then what?

For me, I think it's important to be specific and less philosophical--now more than ever. No guessing--no cryptic messages that need decoding--well, maybe some--but knowing exactly what people think is important for us to know and learn when we speak of African values.


Well-Known Member
Aug 9, 2003
IMO : the solution is to re learn the african values that were taken from us......
Please do state more clearly which african values you intend to reinstill as regards black people in the united states...



Well-Known Member
Aug 9, 2003
No, but too many of our people have accepted a culture that glorifies killing and drug use. We are harming ourselves in very startling ways from drug use, thuggery, and homicidal tendencies. Abdicating our part of the problem will never help us solve it, since just laying blame at white people's feet will not create any change for us. We have to recognize the part we play in our own destruction and fix it. We have to take policing of our neighborhoods into our own hands, and remove the sociopathic/parasitic elements within some of our communities.
On point and on time!!


going above and beyond
Jun 18, 2004
north philly ghetto
retired computer geek

The 42 negative confessions -

  1. I have not committed sin.
  2. I have not committed robbery with violence.
  3. I have not stolen.
  4. I have not slain men or women.
  5. I have not stolen food.
  6. I have not swindled offerings.
  7. I have not stolen from God/Goddess.
  8. I have not told lies.
  9. I have not carried away food.
  10. I have not cursed.
  11. I have not closed my ears to truth.
  12. I have not committed adultery.
  13. I have not made anyone cry.
  14. I have not felt sorrow without reason.
  15. I have not assaulted anyone.
  16. I am not deceitful.
  17. I have not stolen anyone’s land.
  18. I have not been an eavesdropper.
  19. I have not falsely accused anyone.
  20. I have not been angry without reason.
  21. I have not seduced anyone’s wife.
  22. I have not polluted myself.
  23. I have not terrorized anyone.
  24. I have not disobeyed the Law.
  25. I have not been exclusively angry.
  26. I have not cursed God/Goddess.
  27. I have not behaved with violence.
  28. I have not caused disruption of peace.
  29. I have not acted hastily or without thought.
  30. I have not overstepped my boundaries of concern.
  31. I have not exaggerated my words when speaking.
  32. I have not worked evil.
  33. I have not used evil thoughts, words or deeds.
  34. I have not polluted the water.
  35. I have not spoken angrily or arrogantly.
  36. I have not cursed anyone in thought, word or deeds.
  37. I have not placed myself on a pedestal.
  38. I have not stolen what belongs to God/Goddess.
  39. I have not stolen from or disrespected the deceased.
  40. I have not taken food from a child.
  41. I have not acted with insolence.
  42. I have not destroyed property belonging to God/Goddess

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