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Exhibits and Museums

Exhibits and Museums

There are seven exhibits on the first floor. Each exhibit is housed in a semi-circular room and corresponds to one of the seven symbols of the Mother of Humanity® monument. The visitor to the museum can have a tour guide or a pre-recorded self tour. Tour guides will be proficient in several languages. The recorded...
Mother

Mother

In almost every language used by humanity, words close to “mama” will appear. “Mother”, “maman”, “mommy”, “amma”, “mama”, “em”, “mum”, “mamma”, “mutter”, “mare”, “maty”, and “ama” all have the same meaning. There is a theory that links the sounds of a baby made while breast feeding, to the development of the two syllable sound that...
The Mother of Humanity® Media Archives

The Mother of Humanity® Media Archives

The Mother of Humanity® monument has been featured numerous times in the press nationally and internationally. Mother of Humanity® monument documentary trailer Los Angeles, CA – In 1992, civil unrest and riots in Los Angeles left one of the most ethnically diverse cities in America in flames. Emotions boiled and exploded after the beating of...
About Mother of Humanity®

About Mother of Humanity®

On May 11, 1996 I unveiled my 16 foot tall bronze statue, the Mother of Humanity®.  It was my statement of peace within the human family as well as a symbol of empowerment for mothers around the world.  The face of the Mother of Humanity® has  African, Asian, and European features.  She is holding a...
Mother of Humanity® monument - Los Angeles, USA

Mother of Humanity® monument – Los Angeles, USA

From the ruins of the 1992 Los Angeles rebellions came the idea for a monument to peace.  Nijel Binns, the artist, sculptor and President of Nijart International, LLC says “I recognized the common bonds between the African and Asian communities.  I created a symbol which quickly became much more global in scope”.  A memorial for...
Guiding Principles of the 7 Symbols embodied in the Mother of Humanity® monument

Guiding Principles of the 7 Symbols embodied in the Mother of Humanity® monument

  The idea behind the Mother of Humanity® monument is to remind us of a mother’s loving kindness by inspiring, informing, and uplifting mothers, women, and children. The Mother of Humanity® monument seeks to accomplish this by advancing seven principles that are represented in her design. These principles are:  Promote peace, speak truth, and guide...
About the Artist Nijel Binns

About the Artist Nijel Binns

Nijel Binns Nijel Binns is accomplished in portrait sculpture, and painting in the realist tradition. His artistic expression also includes three published books on the martial arts, a Screen Actors Guild/AFTRA membership for stuntwork, and a motion picture fight choreographer of five films. Nijel Binns was born in Battersea, England in 1956 to African and...
Africa: Cradle of Civilization

Africa: Cradle of Civilization

French Press Agency, Feb. 23, 1998, titled “Scientist Traces All DNA Roots to Africa,” the following was reported from Vatican City: The first man and woman lived up to 200,000 years ago in an earthly paradise somewhere in southern or northeastern Africa, according to the Jesuit Father Angelo Serra, professor of genetics at Rome’s Catholic...
Mother of Humanity® Miniature Sculpture by Nijel Binns

Mother of Humanity® Miniature Sculpture by Nijel Binns

Available from Amazon.com and Ebay.com Retails for $35.00 each The Mother of Humanity™ 3″ inch figurine is a hand made bronze replica created by sculptor Nijel Binns from his 16 foot tall bronze monument. The Mother of Humanity™ was conceived after the Los Angeles rebellions of April 29,1992 and unveiled in Watts, California on May...
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