"We are at war! Our survival as a people is at stake. We all are going to be tested in this autumn. America is living on borrowed time. Time for talk is over! To be free sacrifice must be made! Blood must flow if we are to be free." Minister Louis Farrakhan
The masses of our people are on a Death March into the oven of social deterioration, broken homes, broken marriages, broken minds, broken spirit, evolving from a string of broken promises by government and leadership that has failed to help our people turn around the misery and wretchedness of our condition. The knowledge to correct the horror of our condition is among us.
The potential force and power to cause us to rise as a people is among us. The finance to fuel our rise is also among us. The challenge facing all of us is to rise above the things that have kept us divided in the past, by focusing us on the agenda of creating a better future for our people to see how all of us, with all of our varied differences, can come together and direct our energy, not at each other, but at the condition of the reality of the suffering of our people, that we might use all of our skills, gifts and talents to create a better world for ourselves, our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
It is time for us to stop thinking and acting solely on behalf of our churches, mosques, temples, synagogues and organizations. It is time for us as leaders to come together and begin to think, plan, and act on behalf of the whole of our people. Each of us has gradually come to the conclusion that no one organization or leader can solve the many problems we face.
All of our leaders and organizations have done the best it could working on its agenda and programs – yet, our people are slipping further behind. I have come painfully to the conclusion that we need each other desperately. Allah (God) has given us gifts, skills and talents that must be gathered, harnessed, organized and structured in a way that will enable us to lift our people from where we are to where Allah (God) wants us to be. This is the challenge of the time. Within us is the will to do this, however, our will must be fed by the insatiable desire to see our people, free, justified and equal with the best in civilized society. Therefore, it is proper that we seize this moment in time, recapture the spirit of the million man, women, youth and family marches, and make the necessary sacrifice to save ourselves and our people. All of our leaders, teachers and guides who have paid the ultimate price have led us to this moment; all of our people who have died hoping for a better day have led us to this moment; all of those whose hope is lost, who are dying in the streets of America, the homeless, the sick and diseased, those imprisoned, our political prisoners, our veterans, our youth locked in a culture of death, the jobless, the destitute, the forlorn, the abandoned, have led us to this moment in time.
The future of our people depends upon our ability to mobilize.
There is no better time to mobilize and organize our people locally, and, put systems in place that will permit a successful programmatic thrust to bring to fruition what we envision for ourselves and our people.
Toward this end, we must gather the best, brightest and most willing minds to mobilize and organize our people, and to develop short and long range plans and programs for: 1. Spiritual and moral development 2. Educational development 3. Economic development 4. Political development 6. Social development 7. Cultural development 8. Health development. To develop the systems necessary to bring these plans and program initiatives to fruition. We must develop strategic alliances to further our aims. We must never form an alliance from a position of weakness, but, rather from a position of strength. We must forge unity with the struggle of the African Union to develop Africa, with the Caribbean, Central and South America, with the Isles of the Pacific, and with our Native American Brothers and Sisters. We must develop a skills bank, the talent of which should be used in the development of our people in the United States and World Wide.
"We are here to put our foot so DEEP in the behind of the WEAK and the WICKED!"MLF
We must demand an end to police brutality and mob attacks.
We must demand an end to the lack of adequate health care and substandard education.
We must demand an end to racial profiling, the herding of our young men and women into prisons and the biological and chemical warfare being perpetrated against our people.
We must demand reparations.
We must demand that America take the appropriate steps to help in the repair of the damage done to the descendants of slaves for 300 years of slavery, 100 years of segregation, and 50 years of the misuse and abuse of governmental power to destroy Black organizations and leaders that have over the years been working to heal the condition of nearly 40 million of our people in America. To this end, Christians, Muslims, Hebrews, Jews, agnostics, nationalists, socialists, men, women and youth are coming together in agreement that the time is now for us to articulate our demands, and to accept our responsibility to change the condition and reality of our lives. Even though we petition the government, our covenant must first be with our Creator and with each other.
We were taught that our word must be our bond. When we break our word we destroy the life of the covenant or the agreement that we have made. It is absolutely necessary that as leaders we must build trust among ourselves. We can only build trust when we strive to keep our word, particularly a solemn agreement or covenant that we make with each other and with our people. Ever since our fathers set the soles of their feet in the western hemisphere, particularly since the ending of chattel slavery, many promises have been made to us as well as to others by the Government of the United States of America that have been broken because those who have given their word to us and the Native Americans had no intentions of fulfilling what they put on paper as a treaty or what they wrote as a law where we are concerned. Every gain that our leaders and their followers fought bled, and even died to give us, while we celebrated the success of the agreement or the law, the process began to erode and destroy the life of that agreement.
Therefore, it is wise and prudent that we make a covenant among ourselves as leaders and make a covenant or solemn agreement with our people that we sign, and, in signing declare in our hearts and publicly that our word shall be our bond. In so doing, we as leaders can create the spirit of unity in our people. Then, we need not make a demand. Our unity will command our presence at whatever table, in whatever forum we decide to be a part of and gain for us whatever we desire for our people.
Our presence here is to bury the attitude of those who founded America in their short-sighted vision. What will we leave our children if not a nation and land to build upon? We're not here to march. We're here to unite for the purpose to build a future. A new nation is coming in. MLF
This is the written covenant with God that is found in the Word of God in the Bible, "If my people which are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways then will I hear from heaven forgive their sins and heal their land." II Chronicles Chapter 7 verse 14. The burden is on us to fulfill our part. The Qur’an teaches this truth similarly in these words, "Allah will never change the condition of a people until they change within themselves. Family the burden is on us to change our behavior; to build love, trust and confidence in each other and in our people for us, then, 95% of our problems shall have been solved. We, as leaders must declare that we will never sell out the aspirations of our people for personal wealth, position and advancement in the society of our former slave masters and their children. We must make a covenant with our people to work and sacrifice and be willing to be the good shepherd (leaders) who will lay down our lives for our people. Let us accept our responsibility and change our behavior to that, which will make us more than comrades and brothers, but a behavior that will make us friends and companions in the struggle for the total liberation of our people here and wherever we are found on this earth.
"Freedom means we have to go to work... Sitting around begging others is not the answer. "It our Genesis... It must start with land and farming." MLF
The Nine Ministries to Build a Nation: 1. Health & Human Services, 2. Agriculture, 3. Education, 4. Defense, 5. Art & Culture, 6. Trade & Commerce, 7. Justice, 8. Information and 9. Science & Technology. Through these 9 Ministries will solve all our problems that we face as a community and we must duplicate this in all cities for the total liberation of our people.
The Ministry of Science and Technology
Mission is to serve as the source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the organization with respect to major policies, plans, and programs of Black Unity. The Minister of Science and Technology will advise the Leadership Board on the impacts of science and technology on domestic and international affairs; Lead an inter-agency effort to develop and implement sound science and technology policies and budgets; Work with the private sector to ensure organizational investments in science and technology contribute to economic prosperity, environmental quality, and organizational security; Build strong partnerships among other organizations, other countries, and the scientific community; Evaluate the scale, quality, and effectiveness of the organization's effort in science and technology.
The Ministry of Education
Mission is: To provide a system which secures quality education and training for all persons in Black Unity and achieves effective integration of educational and cultural resources in order to optimize individual and national development. Its seven strategic objectives are: To devise and support initiatives to gain literacy for all in order to extend personal opportunities and contribute to the up liftment of our people and a nation of our own for development; To secure teaching and learning opportunities that will optimize access, equity and relevance throughout the education system; To support student achievement and improve institutional performance in order to ensure that organizational targets are met; To maximize opportunities throughout the Ministry’s purview that promote cultural development, awareness and self-esteem for individuals, communities and the organization as a whole; To devise and implement systems of accountability and performance management in order to improve performance and win public confidence and trust; To optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of staff in all aspects of the service in order to ensure continuous improvement in performance; To enhance student learning by the greater use of information and communication technology as preparation for life in the national and global communities.
The Ministry on Information
Has the role of lead communicator for Black Unity, it has to develop a coherent outreach strategy for urgent implementation. Ministry of Information is mandated to: Create awareness of Black Unity's policies, programs and activities. Promote Black Unity's international marketing agenda. Provide Public Relations support to organizational Ministries, departments, agencies and Black Unity's missions abroad. Get feedback from the public and membership for policy reinforcement or redirection. Internal and External Information Services. Press and Information Services to Ministries and Departments, locally and externally. Preparation of printed publicity and information materials for use locally and externally. Black Unity's Information Services has the following divisions: Research and Archives, Press and Public affairs, Photographic Unit.
The Ministry of Defense
Is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our organization by providing official, timely and accurate information about defense policies, organizations, functions and operations. Also, provide responsive, forward-thinking, and insightful battle plans, in alignment with organizational security objectives.
The Ministry of Justice work
Spans criminal, civil and family justice, human rights. The Ministry of Justice works to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public. We also provide fair and simple routes to civil and family justice. The Ministry of Justice has responsibility for different parts of the justice system– the courts, prisons, probation services and attendance canters. We work in partnership with the other organizations departments and agencies to reform the criminal justice system, to serve the public and support the victims of crime. We are also responsible for making new laws, strengthening democracy, and safeguarding human rights. The justice system is an important public service. We are all likely to come into contact with it at some point in our lives, because we have been a witness or victim of crime, to protect and enforce our rights or to settle disputes. We manage offenders from the point at which they are charged to the end of their sentence, providing supervision and support as they are reintegrated into our society.
Ministry of Agriculture
Is responsible for developing and executing policy on farming, agriculture, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger. The Ministry of Agriculture provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management. Expanding markets for agricultural products and support international economic development, further developing alternative markets for agricultural products and activities, providing financing needed to help expand job opportunities and improve housing, utilities and infrastructure in our communities, enhancing food safety by taking steps to reduce the prevalence of foodborne hazards from farm to table, improving nutrition and health by providing food assistance and nutrition education and promotion, and managing and protecting our public and private lands working cooperatively with other organizations and the private sector.
The Ministry of Arts & Culture
The international ambassador of a new way of artistic expression and cultural refinement. The mission of the Ministry of Arts and Culture is the promotion of aesthetic, artistic and cultural expressions, also music, dance, drama, poetry, visual arts and sports. This includes the promotion of theater companies, music ensembles, choirs, creative writing, poetry recitations, talent shows, film production, video and audio recordings, presentations, competitions, and compilations along with an annual Festival of the Arts. And a wholesome sports culture for athletic achievement.
The Ministry of Trade & Commerce
Promotes job creation, economic growth, and sustainable development and improved standards of living for all our people by working in partnership with businesses, universities, communities and our nation’s workers. The department touches the daily lives of our people in many ways, with a wide range of responsibilities in the areas of trade, economic development, technology, entrepreneurship and business development, environmental stewardship, and statistical research and analysis. To be competitive in the global marketplace, the Commerce Department works to strengthen the international economic position of the Black Nation and facilitates global trade by opening up new markets for our goods and services. Here at home, the Commerce Department promotes progressive business policies that help our businesses and entrepreneurs and their communities grow and succeed. Cutting-edge science and technology at the department fosters innovation, and a focus on research and development that moves quickly from the lab to the marketplace generates progress and new 21st century opportunities. No matter where businesses are in their lifecycle, whether just getting off the ground or looking to expand into overseas markets, the Commerce Department is singularly focused on making our companies more innovative at home and more competitive abroad, so they can create jobs. The Commerce Department also provides effective management and monitoring of our people's resources and assets to support both environmental and economic health.
Ministry of Health and Human Services
Mission is to enhance the health and well-being of our people by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering strong, sustained advances in the sciences, underlying medicine, public health, and social services. Our number one priority will always be to protect the health of our people and provide essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
As we push forward in Black Unity with our agenda listed above we encourage other groups to follow our lead to true freedom Justice and Equality. So we can hook up and make this vision come true this is our way to Liberty. It took 3 years for the Mormons to establish a city and 53 years to establish a fully working state! How long will it take us to produce our city then a state in this modern time? There is a China Town or Greek Town in different cities in America this is our model to have our Black Town in cities across America we must link up and hook up and do for self!