“Allah, Justice & The Five Percenters Square”

The process of changing a street name begins with signatures. An individual hoping to change a street name needs signatures (online or in-person) and addresses from at least 75% of residents and/or business people on the specific block.

Energy Without Synergy

Many people think they can do it all by themselves. But even the most talented and passionate people benefit from having part-time assistance so they can focus on what they do best and which makes the most income and impact.

Plug Into Your Power!

People feel powerless largely because they aren't plugged into their personal POWER. Some call to an outside force to help them fix or address a problem, but they don't realize that power is already in them. Some hope to simply win the lotto. Others sit around and...

Why More Young People Should Be Involved In Politics

For far too long, we have watched politics become creepier by White House ghouls and goblins. We have watched wealthy entities secure even more wealth at the expense of the poor and voiceless. In some states, we have watched voter suppression laws remain. We have also...

Five Percenters Volunteer The Righteous Way

Around here, we strive to make a difference in the communities we live in through social equality. We understand we are the grassroots in these concrete jungles and we do what we can without waiting for a government handout or a mystery god to bring us relief. We come...

Warrior-Queens

    When I asked my Haitian father about our ancestors, he told me that his great grandparents came from Cuba. I then asked if he could go further back. He told me that according to our family's oral tradition, our people came from Dahomey, near Nigeria. The...

Teaching Youth in Washington, DC

I once proudly served as a peer mentor and former president of the Men Achieving and Leading in Excellence and Success (M.A.L.E.S.) initiative at Queensborough Community College. The M.A.L.E.S. initiative focused on providing support services for African-American...

Dr. King Died Trying To Make America Great

Today, we honor the memory of a man who fought and died to make America great, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. King became famously known for his "I Have A Dream" speech and as a Baptist minister, became a forerunner...

ELEVATION REQUIRES AN OPEN MIND by Starmel Allah

Every nation and culture on earth (including The Five Percent Nation or NGE) has its traditions, that while maintained in the present have their origins in the past. They are all about long established or inherited ways of thinking or acting (and in our case, teaching...