“A book helps you to exercise your intelligence, but God gave you intelligence,” powerful words spoken by holistic health pratictioner, scientist, author and world renown lecturer Dr. Llaila Oela Afrika. Best known for his book, “African Holistic Health”.Dr. Afrika was one of the world’s foremost authorities on health and nutrition. He had over 50 years experience on 80 different topics. He studied and taught in Africa, Europe, and America and his has practiced across the world. His speeches and concepts have changed the lives of countless people and celebrities, including hip-hop legend Dead Prez.
CREDITENTIALS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Doctorate in Naturopathy from Anglo Saxon Institute in England
Certified Addictionalogist with a Degree from The American College of Addictionology And Compulsive Disorders.
Licensed medical massage therapist
Licensed spiritual counselor
Licensed marriage counselor
Teacher of Medical Astrology to people to avoid future diseases.
Teacher of Nutritional Counselor Certification Course, with students across the world.
Certified Nurse from Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Former U.S. Army Social Worker Nurse
African Holistic Health
Melanin: What Makes Black People Black
The Gullah: People Blessed By God
Nutricide: The Destruction Of The Black Race
The Power And Science Of Melanin
Handbook For Raising Black Children
“There’s nothing else to study but melanin.”
“You were born, and the largest part of you that grew was your heart.”
“We are scientific people, we have to go back and capture that science.”
“The birthing process itself is a ritual.”
“To understand addiction, all you have to do is understand McDonalds or JCPenny’s.”
“I don’t want to get too technical, because I know how it feels to be insulted by people who think they are intelligent.”
“A book helps you to exercise your intelligence, but God gave you intelligence.”
“Germany, Italy, and France meet every 3-5 years and have a melanin convention to discuss the latest research in melanin; and they have never invented a black scientist to that meeting in history.”
“The more melanin you have, the more civilized you are. The more melanin you have, the more psychic you are.”
“…melanin gives you ancestoral memory.”
“We are emotionally ill.”
“You have to have an emotional vocabulary, to have an emotional budget, to have an emotional expense account.”
“By holistically studying African history…by studying the history of self, it makes you intelligent, it makes you healthy, and it makes you spiritual. That’s what history does when it’s studied from a African perspective.”
“Do you want to talk to the person who invented the wheel, or do you want to talk to person who fixes the wheel.”
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