Welcome BIENVENIDOS to California is me (aka caliisme)!

Did you know “California” is named after Black women? CALIFORINIA IS ME ™ is an organization and a campaign to fashionably educate the public and create awareness of the heritage and etymology of the name of California for acceptance and restoration. The name "California" first state name documented means in short: a Terrestrial Paradise, golden island of powerful, beautiful, courageous and hard-working Black women Amazons, only, with gold weapons and griffins.  Queen Calafía, ruler of California, is: 1) the real Wonder Woman, 2) an African/Black woman, and 3) the namesake of the State of California!  Making "California" an ancient gem as it is the oldest state name in the USA!  This Black history is American history.  It is something to be proud about and to celebrate. Slay Queens and Kings!

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Join the justice fight in reclaiming history from Hollywood by slaying in your California Is Me merchandise after you sign the petition! Feel proud about speaking truth to power for positive Black imagery.  People will be sure to  inquire!  Real Facts. Real History.  #RevealTheSeal 

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Who is the Black Queen Calafia?  Educate yourself and those around you about California's rich and melanated history by reading the book!  Email your receipt to queenc@caliisme.com to get your scepter pen (put in subject line) while supplies last! Recall, the pen is mightier than the sword.

ISBN: 9780974201016 Email for bulk rates. In the DMV, buy authographed copies at Busboys and Poets, Hyattsville, MD (here). Also at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA under Africana Studies.

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Want to learn more about Cali Is Me and HERStory?  Read about how we became established, and see also: how to help, publications, media advisory, video and radio press buzz.  Each 1 teach 1!  Forward this page and the National PSA: CALIFORNIA CENSORED PSA.  #Justice4QueenCalafia

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Free only with Book purchase. See details above. *Picture is just a sample, the engraving is laser.

First sentence with name “California” in Spanish

“Sabed que a la diestra mano de las Indias existe una isla llamada California muy cerca de un costado del Paraíso Terrenal; y estaba poblada por mujeres negras, sin que existiera allí un hombre, pues vivían a la manera de las amazonas. Eran de bellos y robustos cuerpos, fogoso valor y gran fuerza. Su isla era la más fuerte de todo el mundo, con sus escarpados farallones y sus pétreas costas….Source: AFRO article See Book for more.



Advisory Notice

We, at CALIFORNIA IS ME, are exercising our United States of American Constitutional First Amendment rights to freedom of speech and peaceful petition to the State of California. It so reads:

Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Source: (US National Archives)

Further, nothing contained herein nor downloaded from caliisme.com is of the Federal Government nor the USPTO.

The Wonder Woman music below is the copyright of Rupert Gregson-Williams. It was released on June 2, 2017, by WaterTower Music and is being used under the Fair Use Doctrine.