The Kiyama Movement's primary focus is self-improvement. The founder of TKM – Michael A. Jefferson – believes that self-improvement should be the goal of all human beings seeking to enhance the society in which we live and improve our world as a whole. He believes that the creation of a better society and world begins with the improvement of the individual.
"Kiyama Movement aims to educate, inspire young black men to realize political action"
New Haven Register, May 8, 2018
"New Haven Kiyama Movement launches ‘Respect for Life’ campaign to end violence"
New Haven Register, May 18, 2017
FROM NBC CT
"MALE STUDENTS HOLD FEMININE PRODUCTS DRIVE AT NEW HAVEN SCHOOL" (Video)
From NOWTHIS HER
"These boys are making sure their female peers have access to pads and tampons" (video)
The War On Ignorance (WOI) was developed for the expressed purpose of challenging select behavior in the broader black community that serves to impede the collective advancement of black people. In this war “ignorance” hasbeen deemed the enemy.
The WOI is long overdue. Although some might call the WOI an effort in futility, we believe otherwise.