1. Dress The Way You Want To Be Address (pants up not down beneath your tail, hair not looking like a you are in from the jungle, not skin looking like you came from the fiery furnace, but teeth like African ivory, skin like bronze, hair like lamb’s wool and standing like a “KING”)
  2. Speak Clear English (not slur or slang but educated)

   3. Carry Appropriate Identification (Govt. License or ID that identifies you when you are ask by Government authority to present)

   4.Exercise Humbled Communication (not hot head rhetoric or cursing,   emotionally charged outburst etc. Peace and Harmony, showing no threat)

  5.Stay completely still and Calm (not moving around suspiciously, not   moving when told by authority not move. “SIT STILL” OR “STAND STILL”)

  6. Have All Identification in Hand ( not scrambling to look for things well after the officer is in motion to approach you, be ready instantly to present Identification upon officers approach)

   7. Do Not Publicly Challenge Authority (not speaking out of turn, or questioning authority as if you are a lawyer, respond to all questions promptly, appropriately and educated to move the process along expeditiously and take it to a Judge by way of your lawyer)

  8. Be A Productive Black Man (kill the hustle mentality, stop drug sells, stop obsessive alcohol drinking, get off the corners and go on your porch or back yard. Don’t be lazy and wicked. Educated and Elevate your thinking into the business arena)

 9. Keep Company with those who add to you (not ones who are trouble, not ones who subtract from you, wisdom begets wisdom but a companion of fools leads to death)

 10. Know the Laws of your Environment ( there are laws for whites and laws for blacks, Black man you must be very familiar with these laws before you exit your place of rest every day for the rest of your “LIFE”)

 11. Be A Community Activist ( not trashing your community, not robbing your community, not killing your community but building your community, helping out the older woman and the older men, guiding the younger black boys and girls to be greater than ever before, respecting the black woman and set the stage for the black woman to respect the utter most powerful man on earth “THE BLACK MAN”)

 12. Be Governors of Your Community ( form a community watch team, not a gang of thugs and      criminals, turn your guns away from each other and use your brain against a racial profiling system that is used to justify the killing of Black Men, document and record all events in your community, “KNOW THE LAWS IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT” and use these laws against those who abuse the law especially “BAD COPS”)

 13. Change Your Way of Thinking ( Stop thinking like a slave, stop exercising slave mentality, stop living like animals in a cage, you are free “Black Man”, be free, get the chains off your neck, get the shackles off your feet, stop being dead weight to your home life, to your family. Lead with power and authority, let it be known and highly respected of your presence when you are seen and heard. “LET THE WISDOM AND THE SOUND OF YOUR VOICE RULE BLACK MAN”

 14. Be The Foundation of Your Family (Stop standing on top of the roof adding weight to your home life, stand beneath your family holding up the home life carrying all the burden on your shoulders to show strength, to show headship, to show power, to show authority, not rule with an iron fist but rule with “LOVE”)

15. Be Smart ( there is a constant attack on your character, an attack on your integrity, an attack on your position of power by a weaker race, you must observe the wise operations of the white man and do likewise, he is smart, he is successful, he does not complain, you must do the same “BLACK MAN”)

 16. Never Travel Alone ( band together sensibly, document your whereabouts, do not travel in groups as a companion of fools but travel in pairs with educated sense, pants fitting properly, dress code up to par as you walk thru the community. If you are driving no foolishness behind the wheel, no looking suspicious in the car, know where you are going and get to your destination in a safe and secured manner. Do not drive with more than 2 to 3 persons in your vehicle and be aware of your surroundings “AT ALL TIMES”)

17. Don’t Be A Producer of Trouble ( where there is no trouble don’t produce trouble, “SIMPLE”)

 18. Don’t Give The Beast The Advantage ( There is a war that is raging inside all of us between two beast…one beast is cold and callous, wants to kill steal and destroy…the other beast is compassionate, loving, a producer of wealth for the life of a King. The question is which beast wins on a daily basis, the answer is simple, “THE BEAST YOU FEED”)

 19. Honor The Good, Hold The Bad Accountable ( If people show love then give love back, if people show anger do not respond with anger but respond with wisdom. Do not answer a fool according to their foolishness but answer a fool according what they deserve, to answer a fool according their foolishness you show the wise to be a fool and the fool to be the wise. When you answer according what they deserve, you show the fool just who they are….”A FOOL”)

 20. Be Healthy ( kill your drive and desire for drugs and alcohol, how can you operate in life burnt out on smoking weed every day all day, how can you think drunk out of your mind, smoking death and drinking death will result to “DEATH”. Bad Cops live to find you incoherent, they live to see you acting erratic, and they love to shout “HE GOT A GUN” and began the process of your demise. There are two kinds of certificates you will get in life, A Birth Certificate and A Death Certificate. GOD gave us 70 years to exist here on earth after the days of Noah…Psalms 90:10, don’t give the devil room to cut you short of “70”)

 21. Learn The Business Community (not the hustle man community, not boot leg CD, not cigarettes, not stolen goods, not drugs, but a real productive business that will enhance your community and give back, to create economics for your family, friends and neighbors that they too can merge and create jobs that all can be a part of and grow has a “Divine Community”, not a devastated community)

22. Be A Game Changer (not playstation games all day, not games towards the authorities, not games with life, but change the narrative game of life, change the environment in your community, change business as usual in your community and create a more effective way of life, not just to benefit one but all who enter in ones community)

 23. Be A Black Man of Wisdom (not foolishness, not ignorance, not stupidity, not a companion of fools, not a false teacher, but one who give answer, one who gives solution, one who gives righteous direction, one who teaches others to lead not follow)

 24. Be What GOD Created You For (not lazy and wicked, not slothful, not less than a man, not arrogant, not disrespectful, not dishonorable, not slick or sly, but an honorable Black Man, An Honorable Husband, An Honorable Brother, An Honorable Neighbor and An Honorable Citizen of The Kingdom of GOD)  

 25. Be That 24 Hour Service Man of GOD (8 Hours of Work….8 Hours of Service between Man and GOD and 8 Hours of Rest…This is the threefold position of the male “THE FOUNDATION…..THE MAN……THE HUSBAND. If you operate this position 24 Hour every day you are guaranteed to reduce any and all troubles that seeks you out “BLACK MAN”)

~ Rev. Anthony Martin ~


TKCFM-Front Cover of book Don't Give That Beast The Advantage