How wonderful it is to be taught by a free teacher, a spiritual leader, a member of our family who truly loves the family, an architect of transforming processes, a defender of African people know Dr. Na'im Akbar as a special treasure . This book is another important gift from him to us . It is our responsibility to study these thoughts, carefully . To allow these teachings is to guarantee our liberation and to guide us toward our divine destiny ." From forward by Asa G. Hilliard, III, Calloway Professor of Education at Georgia State University, Atlanta .