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DRAGON FIST MANIFESTO

Once upon a time called NOW there was a man

 

The man is young, gifted and black

 

The man knows his youth will fade

Gifted and black are his forever

 

The man’s ancestors taught him that in order to nourish his soul, he needs to express all that he is…Mind, Body, Heart!

 

The man knows that when he expresses his giftedness at the deepest level, he experiences deep satisfaction and blissful joy. Time stands still and focus comes effortlessly. The man calls this place of satisfaction “The  SOULzONE”. It is here where the man’s mind, the man’s body, and the man’s heart are ONE!

 

His ancestor’s vision

His ancestor’s commitment

His ancestor’s struggle

His ancestor’s hope and even 

His ancestor’s failures 

form the foundation on which 

the man is building his life and his legacy

 

The man honors his ancestors by forming coalitions like the ones they formed. The man’s ancestors formed coalitions that allowed them to achieve more than they would have achieved from their solo effort alone. Like solo fingers balled into powerful fists, the man’s ancestors' collaborated and punched holes through their own limitations and the perceptions of others who doubted them. With these same fists they clutched hammers of opportunity and nailed the 2 by 4’s of life together to build legacies worth inheriting.

 

Like-minded

Like-committed

Like-focused

Like-gifted

Like-black

The man’s ancestors’ teamed up 

to change their world 

and the world around them

 

The man walks in this knowledge

The man walks in this wisdom

Each step the man takes 

is backed by generations of 

sacrifice and struggle

 

The man’s very life is the dividend being paid out for the investment of the ancestral warriors that came before him

 

The man’s very life is a continuation and extension of that investment because there are boys and girls right now looking up to the man 

Watching

Studying

Learning

 

Maybe you know the man or one like him

If not, allow me to introduce him:

 

His name is Derrick Jerome Brice Jr.

His name is Kelly Darnell Garth

His name is Guy DeJohn Jackson

His name is Jason Jerome Mcgehee Jr.

His name is Richard Davis Smith

His name is Christopher Dominique Stone

His name is Allen Tramaine Survillion Jr.

His name is Aiden Ahad Tatum-Massey

 

You are the product of so much hope and the source of so much more 

 

You are THE MAN! 

 

The Eight of you are

8 fingers that make up two fists

The thumb of legacy clasps one fist

The thumb of destiny clasps the other

The love of the jump merges the fists into one

and DRAGON FIST takes flyte! 

With power like this

We rise above every challenge

We rise above every disagreement

We rise above every distraction

We rise above every temptation 

to choose down instead of choosing up

We rise above judgment of others

We rise above their judgment of us

We rise above it all

 

Thrust your fist in the air and let’s RISE!

 

Keep Rising!

READ THIS ABOUT​

(AFRICAN DRAGON MYTHOLOGY)

 

TO DO LIST

Please complete these 8 steps by Tuesday December 31, 2019

1.  Read the above Dragon Fist Manifesto

 

2. By now all of you should have reviewed the Visa application for your region. It is now time to fill out the Visa Application if you haven't already. Complete it by December 30, 2019

3.  Email completed application to jb@acrodunk.com by December 30, 2019

4.  Go over the application with Jerry by phone

5.  Download and review requirements for visa photo (passport photo)

6.  Get visa photo (passport) taken in compliance with requirements.

7. Be prepared to overnight (Fedex / UPS / USPS) passport, photo & visa application to Jerry (Some of you may end up going to local Chinese consulate in person to get visa processed, some will send documents to me and we will have an agent visit the consulate to get visa processed).

8.  Pick the Dragon Fist logo you like the best from the 5 options below and send the # of your pick to me. Or you may send ideas that you have for it.

THANKS Y'ALL!

 

Cast Apartment Complex

Pictures of the cast apartment complex. Not all floor plans are the same. Included in this gallery is a sample of an apartment. I believe they asked a cast member to take some pictures of their place for us to see.

Costume Measurements Needed

Chimelong Measurement sheet for ACRODUNK

Please download this measurement sheet, fill out and send back to jb@acrodunk.com