I happen to have one myself. The Honorable Elijah Muhammad taught that reading and writing were two lost arts among our people. Well, our bodies are the true house of God and deserve even more respect than a building with His name on it. It will be manifested through the acquisition and application of knowledge, wisdom and understanding. When we were made slaves in America , many plantation owners branded our forefathers the same way they branded their livestock.
The Final Call
One of the many tragedies of slavery is that we, as a people, lost our own identity.
A visible tattoo gets the attention of an adult who might normally pay you no mind. My first and last considering it was the most painful experience in my life. When we were made slaves in America , many plantation owners branded our forefathers the same way they branded their livestock. A tattoo can also be a cry for acceptance rooted in the desire to fit in.