Tuesday, November 15, 2016

UMOJA KARAMU! Unity Feast

UMOJA KARAMU means (Unity Feast)

Umoja Karamu, meaning "unity feast" in Swahili, is an African American celebration begun in 1971 by Dr. Edward Sims, Jr., held on the fourth Sunday in November. Its purpose is to instill solidarity, Afrikan values, and appreciation of Afrikan heritage into Afrikan American families. It is heralded for a grand Unity Feast of Knowledge, with Historical presentations for 5 periods of African American Life, followed by a grand Unity Feast of Food and Family.

Umoja Karamu is held Every 4th Sunday, of November, from 4pm-7pm,... 
At the Black United Front Center,
7714 Prospect, Kansas City, MO.

The National Black United Front, of Kansas City, has sponsored the Umoja Karamu, in Kansas City. Missouri for over 30 Years!

Our Celebration features African American Historical Presentations Edutainment, Libations, Acknowledgment of our Local Ancestors and their Achievements, Music, and an abundant Potluck Feast:

(We invite your Interactive participation for Family, Culture and Community by bringing Photographs and Memorials of your Ancestors For our Display, and a Vegan, Halal, or Levitical Covered dish. Please, NO Pork Products)







Historic Presentations and Dinner, Libations to honor ancestors, historical readings, music, and a potluck feast will mark this observance.
The celebration is based on five periods of African American life, each represented by a color and a symbolic food.

1. The color black- Pre Invasion – (Black Beans or Black Eye Peas) Black families before slavery
2. The color white- Maafa – (Brown Rice) scattering of black families (during slavery)
3. The color red- Emancipation – (Red Grape Juice) Black Liberation struggle
4. The color green- Struggle for Civil Rights – (Greens) 
5. The color gold- Looking to the Future – (Corn) Hope for the future Bright


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*EMWOT and Amen Par Ankh are now collecting Winter Work Wear, Hygiene Items and Educational Equipment for At-Risk Youth, homeless Teens and Incarcerated re-entry Young Adults for Amen Ankh Akademy and You G.R.O.W.W. Girls: Blankets, Coats, Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Socks, Sweaters, Boots, Drinking Water, Natural Snacks, Work Gear and Tools ... 

*Hygiene Items like: Soap, Tooth Brushes, Hair Brushes, Mouthwash, Deodorant, washcloths, Sanitary pads, Shaving equipment, Disinfectant spray, Laundry soap, Paper products...

*Educational supplies and Equipment like, Laptops, Tablets, Whiteboards, paper, Artistic materials, Paint, Science materials, and Sculpture, Welding equipment,   etc... You can drop off your items at the Amen Par Ankh KCMO 64130 Contact Sistar Nuta Adenike AmenRa El 816-839-7945
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Amen Par Ankh (sacred temple of life) and Amen Ankh Akademy; is a local home school network, and Urban Farm nestled around a Spiritual Outreach Ministry and an Education Center in the heart of midtown Kansas City, Missouri. Contact our Minister and Director: Sistar Nuta Beqsu Moses aka Adenike Amen-Ra El and become a member of our Gnome Maafia- as We Celebrate the Cycles of Life! Email: amen.ankh@live.com ,and Call: 816-839-7945 to sign-up for courses and support: PAYPAL: amen.parankh@gmail.com , information: http://emwot.ws/Amen_ParAnkh , http://amen-parankh.blogspot.com ,also Look for us on Twitter and LinkedIn. We acknowledge our Great Ancient Ancestral history and heritage of First People Spiritual Ways. We provide an Online Homeschool Curriculum network and Afterschool STEMM (science technology, mathematics and medicine) careers with hands on Agriculture Experiences. –You GROWW Girls and Youth Going Green Economic Literacy study group. We Respect Mother Earth and acknowledge the natural sciences and ecology with recycling. We provide Ancestor Libation Ceremonies, KMT Readings for Destiny, Health, Career and Relationship Consultations using the Ausar Auset Method, We perform Home Blessings, African Naming, KMT Ordained Weddings and Wedding planning, We celebrate and observe the Equinox and Solstice events, where we celebrate and show our respect for the wonder of nature with Cultural Ceremonies, Song, music, dance, Workshops and special events. We Grow and make Org-Ankh Electric foods, Gifts, and Accessories. We provide an Online Radio Call-in show for Outreach ministry: Amen Communications http://www.blogtalkradio.com/amencommunications Newborn Blessings, Home and Business Spiritual Cleansing and Blessings, Ancient Funeral rites and Ascension ceremonies, Par Ankh Reading Room, Herbal Teas & Juice bar, Nature walks and Outdoor camping Experiences, classes such as Spiritual Jewelry making, Sewing and other hand crafts, Henna Healing designs, of Head wrapping arts, Making Natural Hair oils, beading and Lox twisting, Cosmetics, and Herbal products. Also Envisioning, Dream Catchers, Vision Boards, Art Healing Mandalas, Spiritual Jewelry Making, Gentle Yoga, Canning and preserving food, We assist in Wellness for Body Mind and Spirit for Spiritual Attunement - to realize the fullest capacities of life, health, prosperity and strength. We provide an active space for expressions of our original wisdom ways of life. Ceremony, Counseling, Coaching, Cleansings and Classes The information on this Blogsite has been put together for general information, education, reference, Spirituality Current Events and entertainment purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any specific condition. Ask your doctor for his professional advice before making radical changes in your diet and lifestyle. Amen Ankh Urban Farm is an urban agricultural enterprise with the goal of achieving environmental justice and sustainability by Healthy local food production and improving local neighborhood access to healthy Foods. We are growing orchards and constructing Aquaponic Systems of farm raised fish, Herbs and microgreens. We also provide Farm-a-See tours of successful Local Farmers with the “Green Griot”. We grow selected local “Org-Ankh” electric indigenous Herbs, Fruits, Vegetable and plant life of the Three Sisters: (Corn, Beans, and Squash/Melons) and cruciferous vegetables: Cabbage, and Kale, With Wheat Grass and other Sprouts, Herbs: Basil, Sage, Chives, Rosemary, Parsley, Peppers, with Moringa nutritional drink supplements, -From our Fresh produce we create canned and Baked Goods, teas, cosmetics, & liniments to provide Healing through the inspiration of Kujichagulia (Self-determination) for everyone. Feel free or Contact the Director: Queenma Nuta Beqsu Moses aka Adenike Amen-Ra Please like our facebook pages: https://www.facebook.com/PARANKH
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