13th Documentary


13th Documentary by Ava DuVernay

originally Ava DuVernay’s 13th Documentary- Oct 18, 2016

Peace to All, I peeped Ava DuVernay’s documentary entitled “13th” on Monday, October 10, 2016! I was impressed with it’s coverage of how History, Law, and Race are connected. It was refreshing to see the cover get lifted from off the machine (ALEC) behind a large portion of our current legislation. 

I am so grateful The Creator moved her spirit and those of the entire cast and crew to produce this film in order to begin a much needed public discussion on the topic of the 13th Amendment. If there’s a part two in the works, I offer this article as a starting point for research covering how the ORIGINAL 13th Amendment with 20 sections was passed (ratified) on November 18, 1865 by 3/4 of the Several States and is still the Law but has been suppressed. My question is why was the original amendment suppressed and replaced with the 13th Amendment highlighted in this poignant film?

The actual 13th Amendment with 20 Sections contains and clearly explains how those who were freed from slavery after its abolishment were to receive compensation, land, free education, and other vital necessities to restore them into becoming productive Citizens.

The key word to begin our discussion is *Public. The relationship between the Public and Law is interconnected. Law effects The Public, The Public affects Law.

*Public: Henry Black’s Revised Fourth Edition Law Dictionary defines public when it’s used as a noun (a person, place, or thing) and an adjective (that which describes a noun) as:  


 So as we now understand how public is defined in Law we realize this term relates to “all the people of a particular place; the body of the people at large, without reference to the geographical limits of any corporation like a city, town or county; the whole body of people.” If we keep this in mind while we continue on, then it’s simple after one is shown sound information to see that when we use certain terms which do not properly identify or address a particular group of people our efforts lose some of their effectiveness with the rest of the general public.

“People of Color”, “Blacks/black people”, “African Americans”, “brown people”, “Negros” were frequently used terms throughout 13th by activists, scholars, entertainers, and others. However, usage of such terms, especially if there’s no part two in development, is where 13th lost a bit of its punch for me. Noble Drew Ali wrote in the Circle Seven Chapter 47 Keys 9 and 10 “According to all true and Divine records of the human race, there is no negro, black, or colored race attached to the human family […] 10. What your ancient forefathers and mothers were, you are today without doubt or contradiction.”

The increased application of these terms started when they were first applied to the autochthonous, original, aboriginal and indigenous peoples of and in the Americas (MRS; Moors/Muurs) publicly in 1779 when those of Moorish descent were stripped of their nationality in 1774 by colonizers and slaveholders of European descent. Therefore, any attempt for true political, social, economic change, and protection of our Human Rights utilizing any of those aforementioned terms are rendered ineffective in the general public including courts of Law which, in my opinion, is one purpose the film was created and that is to seek public redress for the issues highlighted throughout the film due to its inclusion of interviews with law professors, current and former members of the U.S. Congress, and U.S. Presidential nominees. 

Now, one of the issues I’ve come across with a few of those of so called African ancestry and born in America is that when most of them whom I’ve come in contact with and have tried to explain to them the fact that our nationality was taken from us ask me for a reference, some more subtly than others, tend to be seeking a source that comes from a European or Eurocentric so called “white publication” or some other reference deemed “publicly valid” and accepted by the dominant Anglo culture of thought and outlook rather than Moorish Americans. The point I raise with this line of thinking is that most of these well intentioned folks forget in those moments of reasoning is that if so called “white people” have systematically hidden, distorted, or erased parts of our historical legacies of fact to propagate their alleged superiority while promoting our stupidity, laziness, and lower-self based activities, then what purpose does it serve him/her to publicly validate the keys and steps towards our actual freedom?

A large portion of what the European has done in this country and others was planned behind closed doors, kept in secret, and then executed or performed openly in public theater. This clandestine activity still takes place today. Unfortunately, since our public educational system is controlled by members of these same clandestine groups, melanin rich (olive, dark olive skinned) people of the strongest minds fall victim to the thought and research patterns of melanin recessive processes and if information such as the importance of birthrights and nationality comes from others who may not have high school diplomas, college B.A.’s, Masters, Ph.D.’s, or a show on the History Channel, it is quite often rejected and or so acutely scrutinized then ignored because these well intentioned brothers and sisters have often taken on the world outlook of those born in America whom also suffer and harm others due to their colorable educational training. 

“Colorable Law” or the” Color of Law” are legal phrases that refer to the semblance or appearance of law but actually is Not Law at all! The phrase “People of Color” can, and is, also looked upon in the same light when viewed from a lawful and legal context in public. Remember, there are existing laws against public slander, libel, and defamation when an individual or group makes false statements which injures another individual or group of people. (Seek a Law Dictionary for definitions of these terms.) Therefore, when addressing why issues such as mass incarceration, police brutality or excessive force happen to certain people in the public, the phrase “people of color” then equates to “something like a people but not quite a people.” In other words, what is actually being communicated is that those people are Not lawfully recognized because all beings of the Human family have free national descent names that, unless man or woman’s powers extends beyond the Great God’s powers, cannot change. It’s not emotional. And, no matter how many emotional appeals a melanin rich individual or group makes to those operating a free national government, those appeals no matter how emotionally charged with validity, will never be properly nor fully recognized until those same individuals properly recognize Themselves first!

Black’s Law Dictionary Revised Fourth Edition defines the word *Color and the phrase *Colorable Law:

Black’s Law Dictionary Revised Fourth Edition defines *colorable as: 

Acceptance begins with One’s learning the knowledge of, then proclaiming One’s own free national descent name to the public. The first step to learning this is by enrolling in The Moorish School of Law and History and taking the three courses designed to help and teach those of African descent or calling themselves black or African American, Hispanic, Latino or any other colorable name in North America what their actual nationality and birthright is. Remember, just because someone who looks like you said it’s okay to publicly call yourself and those who look like you other than what your Ancestors were does not automatically make it true. “[…] Are you a mastermind and do not know that man and woman knows naught by being told?” -Prophet YHShAY/Issa/Jesus, The Circle Seven.

All of us need to study and keep studying!

Melanin rich people in America (Moors) are known for being some of the most religious and spiritual people on Earth but yet when it comes to acting on the lines of claiming and utilizing knowledge leading towards their actual freedom it seems like old cliches and excuses like, “I believe in the whole Bible, Quran, Torah/Tanach, Diamond Sutras, Vedas, etc. all except, that part” syndrome kicks in. In other words, apparently, we believe what’s convenient at any given time as long as the so called “white man and woman” are in agreement with it or have said it’s true first.

However, in closing, once again I’d like to thank and send much love to Ava DuVernay, the cast, and crew of 13th as well as the people of NETFLIX for having the courage to release such a timely film. And, since it is now online for the entire world and public to review and study, I share these final thoughts and definitions from Blacks Law Dictionary Revised Fourth Edition in regards to *Public character, *Public convenience, *Public interest, and *Public law.  



13th as well as all the other publicly recorded footage captured throughout the United States of America and posted on social media everywhere is done in order to correct and change the mindsets of the public who views them. They are presented for public recognition of issues which have gone half addressed for far too long. They are disseminated because there is a public need for real justice. The public interest is vested in the issues surrounding these audio/video clips, films, and photos irregardless of which particular city, town, or village these horrible things take place. The content of these mediums portray the effect of current Public Law. However, it’s only when those of Moorish descent honor their Ancient Foremothers and Forefathers and accept their true nationality by realizing they are not colors or colorable brands (names) which actually delude to them being considered a mental slave (minority) then and only then can the door to true justice be opened.

Thank you for your time.

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