Who WE Are was written in order to begin the transformation of minds on how WE view ourselves and each other, and begin changing narratives so that others view us in a new light. This is of paramount importance as we cannot begin to respect or love what we do not know to be true. We have to get children, the youth, and younger generations to become incessantly interested in the knowledge of self. The goal, to stress, is that Africans/African Americans have had many accomplishments throughout history that should always be focused upon and not forgotten. Slavery was a part of our history but should not define our make-up, our existence, or our reason for breathing. We cannot stray away or forget the fact that WE are, and our ancestors were, humans who possess(ed) souls and were talented, hard-working, royalty, and most of all, resilient. We ARE and WERE more than SLAVES!