We all desire to lead better lives, but sometimes don't know where to start.
Many people never manage to improve their lives because they don't know where to go to find the right resources, tools and information for personal development.
Or they are challenged by common problems like procrastination and lack of motivation.
However, once you become aware of the vast array of resources available to you in this list, overcoming these challenges becomes much easier over time.
In this list, we will explore some of the best personal development resources available online and offline, many of which are little-known.
More so, with these resources, you will begin to fully understand the benefits of using Moorish Science as a foundation for personal transformation.
Let's get started.
This is the best place to start if you are new to Moorish Science and are looking for resources on how to get started with your personal development journey.
You will find a range of free videos and lessons that will help you understand the basics of Moorish Science and how it can be applied in your life.
Access Hundreds of Hours of Instructions: This is the best place to start if you want access to all of Amexem's Series in one go.
You will get access to a range of video courses, tools, audio books and other resources that will help you take your personal development journey to the next level using Moorish Science.
There has been a recent surge of so-called "Moorish" groups and individuals who promote ideas and principles that are completely opposite of what is taught in Moorish Science.
And for many, these events have created a great source of confusion about Moorish Americans and other so-called "Moorish" groups.
This article is a list of the most common myths and misconceptions about Moorish Americans to help you learn the truth.
This is the official audiobook of The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America, Divinely prepared by Prophet Noble Drew Ali himself.
Listening to this audiobook will help you gain a deeper understanding of the principles of Moorish Science and how they can be applied in your life — even while on the go.
This is Amexem's most popular lesson to date.
In this video, Moorish American scholar Dr. Jose Pimienta Bey breaks down the difference between being "black" and "African American", and why neither label is accurate.
This is a must-watch for anyone who wants to learn more about the true identity of so-called "black" people, Moorish Americans and our unique history and identity.
In this video, Supreme Grand Sheik and Chairman, Bro. E. Braswell Bey breaks down the differences between nationality, ethnicity and race.
This is a must-watch for anyone who wants to understand the true meaning of these terms and how they apply to Moors, so-called "black" people and other nationalities here in the U.S.A.
Negro, Colored, Black, African American, ADOS (the list goes on).
What is the true identity of those claiming to be of the "black" nationality?
Specifically, why isn't it "black"?
In this groundbreaking series, Dr. Jose Pimienta Bey goes in-depth to substantiate the title, "You are NOT black", exposing the little-known negative psychological, legal, and spiritual effects of identifying as black when it comes to their race & ethnicity.
Watch the Full 7-Part Series (Free): Black or African American? Neither (Here's why)
Black Epidemic takes a brutally honest look at the “black” identity, its myths, contradictions and undesired effects.
This series is extremely popular because of its thoroughness in examining the "black experience" in America, and how it can be completely reversed.
Full 7-Part Series (Free): Black in America: The Truth about "black" identity
Know your African Descent in 7 Days or Less with this Culture Kit
The Culture Kit is designed to guide you through your History, Culture and Nationality in just 7 days.
This kit includes a digital workbook, video lessons, audio files and other resources to help you learn the truth about your ancestry, our history and culture.
This book has long been considered by academics and historians to be of great significance and worth in literature.
The Moors: A Comprehensive Description is a great starting point for those who want to get a historical view of Moors of the past.
This directive from the Office of Management and Budget provides federal standards for classifying data on race and ethnicity.
The standards are used by all federal agencies for producing statistics, and they provide a common language for discussing race and ethnicity issues.
This resource also provides insight into the main modern methods of denationalizing people by legally defining terms for people to subscribe to.
Directive No. 15 Legislative Document: https://transition.fcc.gov/Bureaus/OSEC/library/legislative_histories/1195.pdf
The books in this collection can be read by anyone, regardless of age.
'Lands and Peoples' is far superior to most encyclopedias and school history books.
This series is an incredible resource for anybody interested in researching the lives of individuals historically from all around the world, including their cultures, hobbies and activities.
Key connections are made in this book regarding the presence of Moabites (Moors), Canaanites, Amorites, etc. in the Americas prior to the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.
The affinities of several nationalities portrayed in American artifacts from 1500 b.c. to 1500 a.d. are heavily investigated in this book.
"Professor Alexander von Wuthenau has the eye of an artist, of an art historian, and above all of a man interested in other human beings."
This series is about uncovering HOW past misuses of science to erase the so-called "Black" peoples' memory of themselves.
When you finish this series, you'll have a much more precise, grounded and more scientific understanding of how so-called "Blacks" became "Amnesiacs."
Using primarily a historical methodology, a plethora of historic accounts and drawing directly from M.S.T.A. literature, this work explores the key postulates of the Moorish Science Temple movement and Moorish History.
THIS is not the typical genealogy or ancestry journey.
This series will challenge every story you've heard about yourself, your history and your African heritage.
The problem isn't NOT KNOWING what part of Africa they are from.
The act of BELIEVING what others tell you about your origins is the real problem.
We aim to show you how to break this cycle -- to teach you to KNOW.
This is one of Amexem's most popular chapters.
Moors made a tremendous impact on Europe beginning in 711 AD.
Our contributions to civilization is undeniable. Journey with us as we explore many of these contributions in this chapter.
Dr. Jose Pimienta Bey peels back the layers of William Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, “Othello”, and unravels key issues of loss of identity, deceit, self-hate and hidden Moorish history in plain sight.
The Dictionary of Races or Peoples was produced by a commission of US Senators, Representatives, and trusted experts and advisors from 1907 - 1911.
The purpose of this dictionary is for "promoting a better understanding of the many different racial elements that are being added to the population of the United States through immigration."
This dictionary proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that members of the Federal Government know exactly who the ancestors of "Black" people are, and they know precisely what ancestral lands they descend from.
This White Paper from Ancestry, Inc. is their explanation of their process for providing ancestry information to their customers.
Most importantly, in this White Paper Ancestry explains that it is impossible to sample historical data the way most people believe — and implies suggests they actually receive their historical data through oral history rather than DNA science.
This study helps tear apart the complex evolutionary history of Africans and "African Americans", aiding both anthropological and genetic epidemiologic studies.
The results are astounding!
World-wide phylogeographic distribution of human complete mitochondrial DNA sequences suggested a West Asian origin for the autochthonous North African lineage U6 (aka "African Americans).
"Gripping from its opening page, WHEN ROCKS CRY OUT pulls you into a real-life deadly chase that uncovers the 'Forbidden Histories' of a 16th century friar who followed Columbus into the Americas.
Uncovered ancient maps and writings show the real ruins of four of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World that were thought to have vanished from the earth.
The secrets hidden within those Wonders explode the very foundations of what we thought we knew about the world and where we had come from."
"This volume will revise the way we look at the modern populations of Latin America and North America by providing a totally new view of the history of Native American and African American peoples throughout the hemisphere.
Africans and Native Americans explores key issues relating to the evolution of racial terminology and European colonialists' perceptions of color, analyzing the development of color classification systems and the specific evolution of key terms such as black, mulatto, and mestizo, which no longer carry their original meanings."
In a December 1988 news conference at Chicago's Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel, where leaders of seventy-five "black" groups met to discuss a new national black agenda, Jesse Jackson announced that members of their race preferred to be called "African-American."
J.A. Rogers devoted over fifty years of his life to the documentation of "Negro" history.
First published in 1934 and revised in 1962, this book gathers journalist and historian Joel Augustus Rogers' columns from the syndicated newspaper feature titled Your History.
This book deals with the ancient Cushite empire of Ethiopians, that covered three continents and held unbroken sway for three thousand years.
We will visit old Ethiopia, where as Herodotus said, "the gods delighted to banquet with the pious inhabitants."
"White people did not exist before 1681."
This is Dr. Jacqueline Battalora's opening statement of her awe-inspiring 36-minute lecture entitled the "Birth of a White Nation"
Here Dr. Battalora gives unsurmountable historical evidence demonstrating that Europeans identifying as
"White" is truly a recent phenomenon.
Watch: Birth of a White Nation
Moorish Science is a way of life.
It is a system of thinking and living that can be practiced daily to drastically improve your mental health, relationships, political status, finances, and more!
In this lesson, Bro. E. Braswell Bey shares 13 core ideas surrounding Moorish Science you can start practicing today.
Who is Noble Drew Ali?
Why is the noble prophet not taught in "Black" history?
How does the coming of Prophet Drew Ali affect the world for centuries to come?
Supreme Grand Sheik, E. Braswell Bey answers these and many more questions in this quick look at "The
Full 8-Part Series (Free): Noble Drew Ali: The Key to Uplifting Fallen Humanity
Moorish Literature is a curation of many of the most vital writings in Moorish Science.
This literature collection is essential for all Moorish Americans or anyone studying Prophet Noble Drew Ali's teachings on Nationality and Divine Creed.
Unearth a wealth of Moorish history and insight from the Charter of the Moorish Science Temple of America and other historical Moorish relics.
Bro. E. Braswell Bey, Supreme Grand Sheik and Chairman of the MSTA, expounds upon authentic Moorish documents, letters, photos and more.
Full 7-Part Series (Free): https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2W7wW3HyapNe3vCmRupayRHLCESPWOdp
The Moorish Science Temple of America is often confused with many myths and misconceptions about the movement.
In this lesson, Bro. E. Braswell Bey addresses head-on, some of those myths, misconceptions, and those down-right schemers.
The stele of King Mesha constitutes one of the most important direct accounts of the history of the world in relation to the Moabites.
The inscription pays tribute to the sovereign, celebrating his great building works and victories over the kingdom of Israel during the reign of Ahab, son of Omri.
Listen and study from the MSTA Grand Major Temple in Chicago, Illinois.
From Holy Day Meetings to Convention Addresses, this channel is a veritable gold mine of Moorish American oratory.
"This book is the first scholarly study of the actual existance of the Lost Continent of Atlantis.
Ignatius Donnelly, former U.S. Senator, a progressive thinker and early supporter of equal rights, Donnelly spent years researching the scientific evidence; archeological, anthropological and linguistic, plus comparitive mythology worldwide, to build a compelling and lasting argument for the actual existence of an advanced,lost civilization, which ultimately formed the foundation of all major civilizations from around the world."
Find the nearest authorized temples of the Moorish Science Temple of America.
Marcus Garvey Jr. (1887-1940) was a Jamaican political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator.
This is the first volume in the classic work, The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey (originally published in 1923).
One of the most important and controversial figures in the history of race relations in America and the world at large, Marcus Garvey was the first great "black" orator of the twentieth century.
This book covers the history, events, nations and people that make up the Moorish Empire.
From the fall of Rome to the rise of the Ottoman Empire, this book is a must-read for all Moorish Americans and anyone interested in learning Moorish history.
"The Land of the Moors" is an investigation into the land and boundaries Moors inhabited.
This book is an exploration of the topography, history, and customs of Moorish people.
It includes descriptions of the people, their customs and dress, as well as the landscape.
Embark on this historical and geographical investigation of The Bible, Jesus and Christianity as a whole.
Full 11-Part Series (Free): Bible Study: The Truth about Jesus
This complete one-volume set of Bible charts, maps and artists' renderings of biblical cities and artifacts opens the eyes of your understanding in a fresh way and provides a deeper dimension to personal study of “Your Holy Bible.”
All but forgotten in our day, this version of the Bible was the most widely read and influential English Bible of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
A superb translation, it was the product of the best Protestant scholars of the day and become the Bible of choice for many of the greatest writers and thinkers of that time.
The King James Version (KJV) is the world's most widely known Bible translation, using early 17th-century English.
Commonly known as the Authorized Version (AV) or King James Bible (KJB), this version is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, which begun in 1604 and completed in 1611.
The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of ancient manuscripts that were discovered in the Qumran Caves in the Judaean Desert near the Dead Sea.
Dating from the 3rd century BCE to the 1st century CE, the scrolls include texts from the Hebrew Bible as well as extra-biblical documents such as the "apocryphal works."
"After a riding accident that broke his leg, Nicolas Notovitch recuperated at a Tibetan monastery in Hemis.
Here, he heard of a manuscript that revealed astonishing information on the sixteen 'Lost Years of Jesus' - the period between Christ's visit to the Jerusalem Temple at the age of twelve and His baptism in the Jordan, about which the Bible is strangely silent..."
"Standing at the very foundation of monotheism, and so of Western culture, Moses is a figure not of history, but of memory.
As such, he is the quintessential subject for the innovative historiography Jan Assmann both defines and practices in this work, the study of historical memory--a study, in this case, of the ways in which factual and fictional events and characters are stored in religious beliefs and transformed in their philosophical justification, literary reinterpretation, philological restitution (or falsification), and psychoanalytic demystification."
3-Season Series documenting Morgan Freeman as he seeks to understand how faith has shaped our lives.
Decision Box is an essential tool to assist you in making better critical choices in your life.
Apply these simple ancient concepts in your life and watch your conditions elevate day-by-day.
In this precise and practical guide, Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh reveals how to listen mindfully and express your fullest and most authentic self.
With examples from his work with couples, families, and international conflicts, The Art of Communicating helps us move beyond the perils and frustrations of misrepresentation and misunderstanding to learn the listening and speaking skills that will forever change how we experience and impact the world.
Listen: The Art of Communicating
A compelling story of intrigue, suspense, and revelation, The Celestine Prophecy begins when an ancient manuscript is found amid ruins deep in the Peruvian jungle.
Revealing nine key insights that are critical to the evolution of the human race, it contains secrets that are changing the world, and reveals how to make connections to events happening in listeners' lives right now.
"Since 2002, The War of Art has inspired people around the world to defeat "resistance"; to recognize and knock down dream-blocking barriers and to silence the naysayers within us.
Resistance [The Lower Self] kicks everyone's butt, and the desire to defeat it is equally as universal.
The War of Art identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success."
Reconnect the mind and the body and reverse your diseased (dis-eased) state of being.
Geny Moreno Salamat reveals how she achieves a healthy blissful life.
Ms. Salamat reveals even more techniques to achieve a healthy mind state & life.
Reconnect the mind and the body and reverse any diseased state of being.
So why are most people so unhappy? What is humanity doing wrong?
The truth is that there's a science to happiness.
And it's not as hard as you might think.
But most people don't know how to find it and keep it.
In this lesson, Bro. E. Braswell Bey, Supreme Grand Sheik and Chairman of the Moorish Science Temple of America, will teach you how this science works so you too can enjoy the benefits of this ancient wisdom for yourself!
Do you desire greater leadership skills?
EVERYONE should learn key leadership traits to see potential in others and inspire them to be better human beings.
Watch the Supreme Grand Sheik and Chairman of the Moorish Science Temple of America, Brother E. Braswell Bey, as uses a little-known story about Noble Drew Ali to demonstrate an essential lesson in leadership.
Moorish Scholar Imsety El explains how to dramatically increase your productivity, motivation and success while studying.
The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, with more than 725,000 words, meanings and phrases.
"This dictionary is based upon the Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology (1966), compiled by C. T. Onions with the assistance of G. W. S. Friedrichsen and R. W. Burchfield."
The Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume.
The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up.
The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and definitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford's language research programs.
The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms.
This handy dictionary and thesaurus is ideal for anyone who needs an affordable and portable, all-in-one reference work.
"This is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English.
Etymologies are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago."
It's undeniable. Moors in Moorish Spain made a tremendous impact on Europe beginning in 711 AD.
Contributions of which are directly responsible for the advancements of civilization found in Europe today.
Journey with us as Dr. Jose Pimienta Bey unpacks the many facets of Moorish Spain in "Seven11".
Dr. Jose Pimienta Bey unravels a massive secret regarding a profound hidden history here in the Americas.
Full 6-Part Series (Free): Africans in America: Debunking the "New World" Myth
"These are the words of Christopher Columbus - the record of his first voyage to America.
His private journal from the trip was lost, but not before being studied and condensed by later writers like Spanish historian and Dominican friar Bartolomé de Las Casas, whose abridgement has been changed to first person perspective for this production (Columbus' actual words were often included by the friar).
The result is a personal record of an enterprise which changed the whole face of history. "
"This work examines the debt owed by Europe to the Moors for the Renaissance and the significant role played by the African in the Muslim invasions of the Iberian peninsula.
While it focuses mainly on Spain and Portugal, it also examines the races and roots of the original North African before the later ethnic mix of the blackamoors and tawny Moors in the medieval period.
The study ranges from the Moor in the literature of Cervantes and Shakespeare to his profound influence upon Europe's university system and the diffusion via this system of the ancient and medieval sciences."
The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, 2nd edition" is a compendium of the words, phrases, names, places, events and other items, familiar to most Americans, which combines our common knowledge as a 'collective memory' and informs our late 20th Century discourse; allows us to comprehend daily newspapers, magazines, news reports, to understand our peers, leaders and even jokes; and colors the sound of our national culture.
World History Encyclopedia is a non-profit organization publishing the world's most-read history encyclopedia.
Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide.
Timeline of World History is unique works of visual references from the founders of the Useful Charts website that puts the world's kingdoms, empires, and civilizations in context with one another.
Timeline Poster: https://usefulcharts.com/products/timeline-of-world-history
The Timeline of the Pre-Columbian Americas is a history of the peoples inhabiting North and South
America before the arrival of Europeans in 1492 CE.
This chart, updated in 2021, covers the development of the United States from colonial times (1560s) to today.
It plots early European settlements and colonies, the founding of important cities, and the formation of U.S. territories and states.
Major wars and other key events are shown as well as the heads of state (British monarchs pre-independence and presidents from George Washington to Joe Biden).
The chart also includes ten color-coded maps showing territorial changes over time, from the original Native American homelands to today.
Timeline Poster: https://usefulcharts.com/products/timeline-of-us-history
The Timeline of African History is a history of the peoples inhabiting the African continent from ancient times to the present.
This video shows the borders and populations of each country in Europe, for every year since 400 BC.
This chart, updated in 2017, covers European history from 1300 to present.
Major nations are shown in a side-by-side format so that the viewer can quickly see how different events in different places relate to one another.
Shifting alliances during wars are indicated by different colored flags.
"This is the forgotten story of the million white Europeans, snatched from their homes and taken in chains to the great slave markets of North Africa to be sold to the highest bidder.
Ignored by their own governments, and forced to endure the harshest of conditions, very few lived to tell the tale. Using the firsthand testimony of a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow, Giles Milton vividly reconstructs a disturbing, little-known chapter of history."
An ancient inscription identified some of the ruins at el Amarna as "The Place of the Letters of the Pharaoh."
Discovered there, circa 1887, were nearly four hundred cuneiform tablets containing correspondence of the Egyptian court with rulers of neighboring states in the mid-fourteenth century B.C.
This colorful, easy-to-read chart shows the family tree of every major bible character from Adam & Eve to Queen Esther (and the inset on the side extends the tree to include the Maccabees, Herod the Great, and Jesus).
Also included are two timelines: one showing dates based on the literal biblical account and one showing dates based on the secular study of history.
"This poster shows the family tree of all 25 Islamic prophets mentioned by name in the Quran with newly commissioned calligraphy and lots of bonus information like where each prophet was sent, how many times they are mentioned in the Quran, and a list of other individuals mentioned."
Timeline Poster: https://usefulcharts.com/products/islamic-prophets-family-tree
"This compilation, published in 1865 and edited by Thomas Bendyshe, consists of three translated works by the German anthropologist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840), two memoirs of Blumenbach, and an account of the museum of specimens he had accumulated at Göttingen"
"Examines Black pre-Civil War culture and the slave family, detailing sexual attitudes, courtship practices and wedding ceremonies, childrearing, familial roles, language, and discipline"
"Today, only twenty-seven Egyptian obelisks remain standing and they are scattered in various locations throughout the world. Rome, with thirteen, boasts more than anywhere else, including Egypt itself."
Do you know the three branches of government?
And what are the powers and responsibilities of each branch?
And how does this affect you in your everyday life?
In this lesson, Bro. E. Russell El, Grand Sheik of Subordinate Temple #35, explains this in great detail, along with how the government relates to nationality and its effect on Moorish Americans, Moors, and so-called "Negroes", "Blacks" and "African Americans."
Do you know what makes you a first-class citizen?
It might surprise you that your nationality is one of the most important factors in determining your equality and citizenship status in America.
Learn how it works, and see how being a first-class citizen can benefit you!
"This book is a public collection of the four original documents in the founding of the United States of America and includes, The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitutions, and the Bill of Rights.
Combined these documents are excellent primary historical sources for the American Revolution and the formation of the new republican state."
"Morocco was one of the first countries to recognize the newly independent United States, opening its ports to American ships by decree of Sultan Mohammed III in 1777.
Morocco formally recognized the United States by signing a treaty of peace and friendship in 1786, a document that remains the longest unbroken relationship in U.S. history."
In this letter, written during his tenure as the first President of the United States, George Washington (grovels) extends the highest honors and reverence to the Sultan of Morocco, giving accounts updates on the new formation of the United States of America and reaffirming the longstanding friendship between our two nations."
The Law of Nations is considered the standard model for International Law throughout the world.
"The significance of The Law of Nations resides in its distillation from natural law of an apt model for international conduct of state affairs that carried conviction in both the Old Regime and the new political order of 1789–1815."
History of treaties and agreements made by the United States of America since its declaration of Independence until 1949.
This book covers a controversy from as far back as 1699, that sprang up between the Colonies and the Home Government, upon the African Slavery question — a controversy continuing with more or less vehemence down to the Declaration of Independence itself.
The most practical, comprehensive, scholarly, and authoritative law dictionary ever published. With clarity and rigor, it defines more than 55,000 law-related words and phrases, recording their historical and present-day nuances.
This book goes into a little-known history and story of Abraham Lincoln when he worked as a lawyer prior to becoming President of the U.S.A.
It tells the details surrounding a pivitol case for Lincoln, the Spencer vs Dungey Case, and how Lincoln knew much more about Moorish history (and Human History) than most would believe.
The Wealth of Nations is considered one of the most important works in economics ever written. It provided the intellectual underpinning for the Industrial Revolution and helped to shape modern capitalism.
This book, long considered to be the magnum opus of the Scottish philosopher and economist Adam Smith, offers a deep analysis into the causes and nature of the wealth of nations.
Though first published in 1776, many of Adam Smith's arguments for raising living standards are still relevant today. More than that, they form the fundamental basis for classical economic theory.
Now that you know some of the best personal development resources available, it's time to put them into action and begin your journey to a better life.
Use these resources to help you better understand yourself and the world around you, and start making positive changes in your life today.
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