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Evidence shows that the ancestral patriarch of the Hebrew Jewish Tradition is Amenemet the first and that his biblical name is Abraham... Since pharaoh Amenemet worshiped the god Amen, are Amen and the biblical god the same God?

Since Yakubher is the Aramean name for Jacob, Egyptology experts interpret this as factual evidence that the biblical Jacob and the hyksos king Yakubher were one of the same,

Moses closely matches Thutmosis the third, even the names Moses and Thutmosis are almost identical. King David reigned for 50 years, Egyptian history reveals that pharaoh Psusennes also ruled Canaan for 50 years at the same time as the biblical king David – both battled the same enemy called the sea people or philistines.

(Abraham: 2055 – 1880 BC, Amenemet the first reign: 1991 – 1962 BC), (Jacob: 1758 – 1611 BC, King Yakubher reign: 1655 – 1646 BC) (Moses: 1527 – 1407 BC, Thutmose the third reign: 1479 - 1425 BC), (King David reign: 1012 – 962 BC, Psusennes reign: 1039-991 BC) (King Solomon reign: 970 – 931 BC, Siamun reign: 978 – 959 BC)

Ordained High Priest of the Ancient African Belief System Pr Ntr Kmt (of the House of God)...Living Shaman...Philosopher...Historian...Guru...& Spiritual Healer (like my father.. Master Percussionist Rahsaan Emmett Benjamin)-Baptized in the name of Christ May 26th 2002 By Pastor Nick J Bitaki (Who studied @the Moody Bible institute-and saved countless souls pastoring at Chicago's Historical Pacific Garden Mission )@ Newlife Christian Fellowship in Oak Park - North Ave. Chancellor & Sr. Fellow at; Temple Divine University - Colorado, and Currently Holds a Masters Degree in; Divine Arts & Sciences, from Temple Divine University, School of Divine Arts & Sciences - Colorado. Currently Studying for a Doctorates from; TDU ILLINOIS, at Chicago."

Father Rahsaan Emmett Benjamin

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"[Chiraq is]a nation of[for] persecuted black people." The temple and nation are part of Our New Faith [and]or the New Kemetic Society, Benjamin said.

TIME MAGAZINE Spike Lee's Newest Film Project Chiraq Hit With Trademark Claim

David Stout @david_m_stout

June 5, 2015

An individual has contacted the director's attorney, demanding that Lee refrain from using the term

Spike Lee's latest film project about the Windy City's troublesome record with gun violence appears to have attracted another detractor.

The upcoming movie, Chiraq, first angered local officials, who fear the film will adversely affect the city's image. Now somebody has come forward claiming to have several trademarks tied to the slated title of the project.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Emmett Benjamin has contacted the director's attorney, demanding that Lee refrain from using Chiraq because of its links to the House of Christ Temple Divine he is associated with.

Benjamin lists the concept of the "Sovereign nation of Chi-raqi" in the group's official charter, reports the Tribune. The organization has reportedly used "Chiraq" on articles of clothing, in song lyrics and on myriad websites associated with the temple.

"We put over $100 into marketing last year to try to spread awareness," Benjamin told the daily. "I hate to say it, but Spike Lee's project would seem to be a result of our hard work in marketing."

Lee has not responded publicly to these allegations.

http://time.com/3910287/spike-lee-chiraq-house-of-christ-temple-divine/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Man tries to stop Spike Lee from using word 'Chiraq'

Meredith RodriguezContact Reporter Chicago Tribune

Man tries to secure rights to "Chiraq"

A man who has filed several trademarks for the word "Chiraq" in the state of Illinois sent a letter through his attorney to Spike Lee's production company demanding that it not use the word as the title of an upcoming film about violence in Chicago.

Emmett Benjamin, who filed trademarks for "Chiraq" in Illinois within the last two months, said that when he heard about the film a few months ago, he thought it could threaten the work he has been doing as part of his temple in Oak Park, the House of Christ Temple Divine.

"We had been working on this for almost an entire year ... and realizing (the term) Chi-raqi will be put in danger," Benjamin said. "We put over $100 into marketing last year to try to spread awareness, and I hate to say it, but Spike Lee's project would seem to be a result of our hard work in marketing."

At the beginning of the year, Benjamin incorporated the House of Christ Temple Divine, and in the charter of the temple he outlined a concept of the "Sovereign nation of Chi-raqi," which he described as "a nation of persecuted black people." The temple and nation are part of Our New Faith or the New Kemetic Society, Benjamin said.

The temple has used the word on clothing, music and film services, as well as other charitable services, he said, and on several websites associated with the temple.

"Two years ago, there was no House of Christ, no Nation of Chiraq, and within six months we got a lot of followers," Benjamin said. "We got a lot of hits. We got a lot of clicks."

Benjamin, who uses the terms Chiraq and Chiraqi interchangeably, also wants to make sure that the low-income "people of color" in Chicago, who coined the term, receive proceeds from the film.

"The term was originally coined by young men and women in the streets of Chicago living in the battle zone with the police and sometimes other gangs and other people," Benjamin said. "The name belongs to the people of Chicago. We are merely protecting it and holding it for them."

4 Star Casting, a Chicago-based extras casting company, organized a casting call for Spike Lee's upcoming film, "Chiraq," at St. Sabina Academy in the Gresham neighborhood on May 9, 2015. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune)

One legal expert doubted Benjamin's chances for securing rights to Chiraq. Jonathan Masur, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, said that Benjamin could receive a legitimate trademark only if he were the first person to use the world commercially.

"The word comes from rap and hip-hop, people who have been using the words," Masur said. "I am dubious that this person is the first person to use the word."

Even if Benjamin were the first person to use the word and had been printing Chiraq T-shirts in a basement for five years, Masur said, he could stop Lee from using the word only if a consumer would be confused about who is producing the product or service.

"Unless he can establish that people will think that his temple is sponsoring or responsible for Spike Lee's film, he won't be able to block Spike Lee from using the word," Masur said.

Aside from that, Lee is making a movie in which he is using the word to make a commentary on Chicago and therefore has a First Amendment right to use the word, Masur said

"Nike has a strong and well-recognized trademark," Masur said, "but if Spike Lee wanted to make a film that criticized Nike in some way, he could use the word Nike and show the Nike swoosh."

It is relatively easy to get a trademark, but it is hard to make it stand in court, Masur said.

"It is very unlikely that this person would be able to get the trademark in the first place, and it would be essentially impossible that he would be able to use this trademark to stop Spike Lee from using the word," Masur said.

The fact that his trademarks were filed with the state of Illinois for a $10 application fee makes it unlikely that they were thoroughly reviewed, according to Cynthia Ho, a law professor at Loyola University Chicago.

"Most people, if you have a valuable trademark, you always file with the federal government," Cho said.

Benjamin's attorney and Lee's production company could not be reached for comment Thursday.

mmrodriguez@tribpub.com

Twitter @merjourn

NBC CHANEL 5 CHICAGO
Man Uses Trademark Claim to Try to Stop Spike Lee From Using Word "Chiraq"

A man who has filed several trademarks in Illinois for the word "Chiraq" has reportedly sent a letter to Spike Lee's production company demanding the word not be used in the title of his upcoming film.

Emmett Benjamin told the Chicago Tribune he thought Lee's film might threaten his work at his temple in Oak Park called the House of Christ Temple Divine.

Benjamin said the charter of the temple outlines a concept of the "Sovereign nation of Chi-raqi" and has used the word on clothing, music and film services as well as on several websites associated with the temple. Benjamin uses both "Chiraq" and "Chiraqi" interchangeably.

It wouldn't be the first time Lee's "Chiraq" film has been targeted over the word.

Published at 11:23 AM CDT on Jun 5, 2015

http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Man-Uses-Trademark-Claim-to-Try-to-Stop-Spike-Lee-From- Using-Word-Chiraq-306283601.html

Chicago Preacher Tries To Stop Spike Lee From Using 'Chiraq' As Title Of Upcoming Film

from the a-timothy-geigner-joint dept

I wasn't aware of this, but human-Knicks-mascot Spike Lee is reportedly making a film about violence in Chicago. This is annoying for a whole host of reasons, including how insanely relatively low the city's murder count is compared to historical averages. That said, it's not like there isn't a severe violence problem in tiny, tiny pockets of areas here in my home city, so if he wants to make a film about it, fine, go ahead, for all the good it will do. But the film is also reportedly going to feature the term "Chiraq", a silly comparison between the homicide counts in Chicago versus the death toll in Iraq, because that's apparently a valid comparison. Annoying as the term is, however, it's more annoying to see some money-grubbing preacher from Chicago try to force Spike to alter the title, claiming ownership of the word and spouting off all kinds of easily refutable nonsense about its origins.

Emmett Benjamin, who filed trademarks for "Chiraq" in Illinois within the last two months, said that when he heard about the film a few months ago, he thought it could threaten the work he has been doing as part of his temple in Oak Park, the House of Christ Temple Divine.

"We had been working on this for almost an entire year ... and realizing (the term) Chi-raqi will be put in danger," Benjamin said. "We put over $100 into marketing last year to try to spread awareness, and I hate to say it, but Spike Lee's project would seem to be a result of our hard work in marketing."

Emmett is burying the lede here, because if he and his church are able to turn $100 worth of marketing into terminology adoption by one of the most famous movie directors of our time, well, Emmett should get out of the god business and start himself a marketing firm. Now, I'll emphasize from that quote that Benjamin has "filed" for trademarks, not successfully registered any regarding "Chiraq." That said, his church does indeed produce films to raise awareness of what he calls "Chiraqi - a nation of persecuted black people." So, does he have a common law claim to the word?

Nope.

One legal expert doubted Benjamin's chances for securing rights to Chiraq. Jonathan Masur, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, said that Benjamin could receive a legitimate trademark only if he were the first person to use the world commercially.

"The word comes from rap and hip-hop, people who have been using the words," Masur said. "I am dubious that this person is the first person to use the word."

Almost certainly not. As best as I can find, the term "Chiraq" has been used since at least 2012 and almost certainly earlier. 2012 was when someone posted a definition in Urban Dictionary. The term has been quite prominent in music, media, and film circles ever since. And Benjamin doesn't even pretend to have coined the phrase himself.

Benjamin, who uses the terms Chiraq and Chiraqi interchangeably, also wants to make sure that the low- income "people of color" in Chicago, who coined the term, receive proceeds from the film.

"The term was originally coined by young men and women in the streets of Chicago living in the battle zone with the police and sometimes other gangs and other people," Benjamin said. "The name belongs to the people of Chicago. We are merely protecting it and holding it for them."

Yeah, that isn't actually how trademark works, my friend. Like, at all. Collective city ownership of a term, such that a preacher purporting to represent them might extract money from a filmmaker and control the title of his films, is a concept not found in the law, or really anywhere outside of said preacher's head. On top of that, he'd likely have to convince a court that his films would be confused with Spike Lee's, a claim he hasn't made because it would take a level of hubris I believe is attainable only by FIFA executives. And even if he wanted to make that case, Spike Lee is using the term in a film to comment on violence in Chicago, meaning he could likely simply shout "First Amendment!" and dance out of the courtroom to go continue making his film.

Sorry, sir, but "Chiraq: This Time It's Personal, A Spike Lee Joint" will be made, and there's nothing you and I can do about it.

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150605/10374031237/chicago-preacher-tries-to-stop-spike-lee- using-chiraq-as-title-upcoming-film.shtml

Spike Lee, Trademark Law and The Legal Battle Over The Word "Chiraq"

Published: June 12, 2015

http://www.collegehiphop.com/chiraqlawsuit/