U. of the ‘Hood Seal


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The Meaning of the University of the Hood Seal


The tenet LOVE POWER EACH ONE TEACH ONE is the principle by which we must live our lives in order to survive as a species.   

The ANKH, a cross with a top loop, symbolizes our deep faith and reverence for life.   

The LOTUS FLOWER represents rebirth and our spirituality; the soul transcends the flesh.    

The WINGED PIT BULLS symbolize our perseverance, tenacity and courage. The wings sublimate the pit bulls’ characteristics.   

The AFRICAN SHIELDS represent our collective responsibility to defend and protect the essence and spirit of the African Diaspora.   

The KENTE CLOTH ENSIGN represents the ties that bind and connect the extraordinary branches of the human family tree.