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"7 Core Principles” Support and improve a Village - Build an Empire that Empowers.

Courage, Determination, Excellence, Focus, Goals, Articulation, Believe.
Memory hint: “Move upward from middle C on the Piano”

Click the cartoon to see a song performed by
The Griot in the NuBiAh Stories

Listen to a spoken word story of Queen Nefertiti by UCY student Ebony Brown - Also featured in NuBiAh.


Who was King Mansa Musa? Performed by UCY student Después Green
Music production by Steven Martin

“7 Core Principles” that teach how to build your village into an Empire.

Courage, Determination, Excellence, Focus, Goals, Articulation, Believe.
Memory hint: “Move upward from middle C on the Piano”


Sunny and Sydney have a master plan to escape Oakland California to matriculate at an HBCU, Morehouse college. They both want to earn their Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology, obtain a Masters in Biology and interdisciplinary studies then move to Africa as founders of an international non-profit organization with a mission to save African Elephants, of all Species. They have just one more rap show to perform in order to raise enough money for their tuition, travel and rent to be paid for one year. During their finally performance, things...



NuBiAh is a youth and young adult work book featuring keys to success embodied by African Kings & Queens who transformed their villages into historic empires—to help young readers believe in themselves as winners. Teach and/or learn the history and legendary accomplishments of iconic figures… As students articulate rhythmic & lyrical story lines, they visualize them-selves standing in the shoes of legendary Kings & Queens who looked like them. The Griot is a storyteller who takes you on a journey to 7 Empires while exploring 7 Key principles of success: Confidence, Determination, Excellence, Focus, Goals, Articulation and Belief.

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Many black students grades k-12 have limited curriculum regarding positive ancestry. “In mainstream K-12 curriculum across the United States,… the history of an entire group of people begins with learning about extreme violent conditions, unimaginable oppression and the stripping of millions of people from their homeland. Is it possible that teaching our students from this narrow point of view may have drastically harmed the psyche of multiple generations of black children and families?... have we also prevented generations of non-African American students and families from developing a healthy concept of blackness.”

Glen Leroy Mourning, Teaching Black History Beyond Slavery and Black History Month, February 22, 2019.


Organize Speech Work-Shops to strengthen proficiency in English Literacy, Reading and Vocal Dynamics.

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Queen Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa,
our Ms. Universe 2020.


Empower Self-Worth