AAEA, an environmental organization founded in 1985, is dedicated to protecting the environment, enhancing human, animal and plant ecologies, promoting the efficient use of natural resources and increasing African American participation in the environmental movement. We resolve environmental problems through the application of practical environmental solutions. AAEA is an outreach arm of the Center for Environment, Commerce & Energy.
Friday, November 16, 2007
'Authentic Black' Certificates: Be Sure. Get Certified
What does it mean to be Black (better capitalize it)? This issue currently plagues Barack Obama and has been debated in the past regarding O.J. Simpson, Tiger Woods and Michael Jackson, among others. AAEA took this issue to our laboratory and our researchers developed a 'Certification of Black Authencity' so that poeple will have an objective measure.
Please answer the questions below with a 'yes' or a 'no' to describe yourself. If you qualify, we will send you a certificate upon your request with your name on it just like the one shown above with our president's name (click on it to see larger version). It is free. You will have to provide your own frame.
1. Articulate 2. Educated 3. Aspire to be middle-class or higher 4. Dress well 5. Pious 6. Polite 7. Neat 8. Organized 9. Generous 10. Kind
If you answered 'yes' to at least 7 of the questions, then you are an Authentic Black. To order your certificate click HERE. Leave your address and the certificate will be mailed to you.