(Attention GRCAM Group Members: Help Me Turn GRCAM Into A Real Black Business)

The main question my critics keep asking me is how long will it take for me to start my business? I tell them as soon as Black People embrace my revised book then I will be in a better position financially to hire qualified Black Middle Class Professionals to assist me with the daily operation of my Christian business. The fact is that African Americans/Black Americans don’t patronize positive black people like me instead they patronize rappers who degrade our black queens, career criminals and career politicians who don’t offer any tangibles to the Black Community.

Another thing small minded so called brothers and sisters say to me is that I am running a scam? I ask them how am I running a scam when I am not asking for donations? Instead I encourage people on my friends list and people in my social groups to please support me by purchasing my revised book and read my story (The Solution For Black America) second edition. It’s available on Amazon as an e-book for $9.99 and or as a soft cover book for $15.00 plus shipping and handling. My book is the foundation of my future Christian business the Grass Roots Community Activist Institute.

Black Americans have been marching and protesting in this country for 52 years and yet institutionalized racism, social inequality and police brutality continues. Are you tired of being the laughing stock in America? I offer something that no black leader has in America a solution to solve all of our social problems within the United States if given a chance.

Although my virtual Christian socialist organization only exist online for the time being I am still trying to do something positive for my racial group “African Americans/Black Americans” through my free webinars online until I am able to generate enough capital from my revised book (The Solution For Black America) second edition and my future hybrid documentary (Hood Liberator Made In Chicago) then I will start my real Christian business the Grass Roots Community Activist Institute of Chicago. I will incorporate the same values and events I use online in my real business. No one on my friends list or in my social groups can say I did not give them an opportunity to participate in my free webinars.

For me it’s about having smart boots in the community and doing community advocacy uniting with other like minded people who truly have the best interest of Black People & the Black Community that’s all I am trying to do if given a chance. It’s going to take a miracle for me to get my Christian business up and running in the Black Community because a majority of our people are full of Willie Lynch. I promise as soon as I get my Christian business established in Chicago I will declare war on this Willie Lynch mentality within my business. None of my members will ever have to endure the negative experience I had to encounter just for trying to do something in the Black Community.

For me Christian socialism is an authentic form of Christianity. A Christian socialist is a form of socialism based on the teachings of Jesus. Many Christian socialists believe that capitalism is idolatrous and rooted in greed, social inequality, and institutionalized racism which most Christian denominations consider a mortal sin. We will focus on what we stand for: love, compassion, social justice, and liberation theology.

Jesus told us to focus on the lease of these in society according to Matthew 25:35–40. He also commanded us to be a witness to others not just for us to read his word, but to activate social change in the world according to Matthew 28: 16–20. We will be committed to the healing ministry of Jesus by showing compassion to inner city youth and their families which will promote dignity to the people and community we will serve. We will promote an authentic form of Christianity which is Christian Socialism. We will emphasize the importance of morals and character development for both Christians and Non-Christians. We will also focus on strengthening the black family and focus on solving black issues by promoting a black economic agenda.

Don’t take my word for it search the scriptures for yourself we are in the information age. In the Biblical age elements that would form the basis of Christian socialism are found in both the Old and New Testaments. Old Testament had divided perspectives on the issue of poverty. One part of the Jewish tradition held that poverty was judgment of God upon the wicked while viewing prosperity as a reward for the good, stating that “The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked suffers want” (Prov. 13:25).

However, there are other sections that instruct generosity to the “have nots” of society. The Torah instructs followers to treat neighbors equally and to be generous to have nots, such as stating: You shall not oppress your neighbors but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord (Lev 19:13, 18). He [the Lord your God] executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the sojourner, giving him food and clothing. Love the sojourner therefore; for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt (Deut. 10:18–19). When you reap in your harvest in the field, and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it…When you beat your olive trees, you shall not go over the boughs again…When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you shall not glean it afterward; it shall be for the sojourner, the fatherless and the widow. You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt; therefore I command you to do this (Deut. 24:19–22).

Some of the Psalms include many references to social justice for the poor: Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked (Ps. 82 (81): 3, 4). Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments! He has distributed freely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honour (Ps. 112 (111): 1, 9). Amos emphasizes the need for “justice” and “righteousness” that is described as conduct that emphasizes love for those who are poor and to oppose oppression and injustice towards the poor.

The prophet Isaiah (759–694 B.C.) to whom is attributed the first thirty-nine chapters of the Book of Isaiah (“Proto-Isaiah”), followed upon Amos’ themes of justice and righteousness involving the poor as necessary for followers of God, denouncing those who do not do these things, stating: Even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood…cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; defend the fatherless, plead for the widow (Isa. 1:15–17). The most important quote of the Old Testament that has been recognized by Christian socialists is the verse from Ecclesiastes 3:13 that describes God as promoting an egalitarian society, stating: It is God’s gift to humankind that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all their toil (Ecc. 3: 13).

In contrast, In the New Testament, Jesus in Matthew 25:31–46 identifies himself with the hungry, the poor, the sick, and the prisoners. Matthew 25:31–46 is a major component of Christianity and is considered the cornerstone of Christian socialism. Another key statement in the New Testament that is an important component of Christian socialism is Luke 10:25–37 that follows the statement “You shall love your neighbour as yourself” with the question “And who is my neighbour?”,and in the Parable of the Good Samaritan Jesus gives the revolutionary response that the neighbour includes anyone in need, even people we might be expected to shun. “Jesus Expels the Moneylenders from the Temple” by Giovanni Paolo Pannini In the Sermon on the Plain, Jesus says, “Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be satisfied” (Luke 6:20, 21). During the New Testament period and beyond, there is evidence that many Christian communities practiced forms of sharing and redistribution.

After 15 years of being rejected, humiliated and ignored by established black organizations in the city of Chicago I decided to write and publish my story (The Solution For Black America: Reclaiming, Rebuilding And Restoring The Urban Ghettos In America) second edition in hopes of attracting 30 Black Middle Class Professionals within the United States to join my management team in order to make this business effective and successful for years to come.

I want Black Middle-Class Professionals who have the following credentials: Investors, Business Partners, Christian Entrepreneurs, Social Entrepreneurs and Philanthropist.
I am also looking for legitimate Film Producers, Actors, Stage Managers, Grant Writers/Fundraisers, Technical Directors, Marketers, Accountants, Business Administrators, Social Workers, Financial Planners, Lawyers, Real Estate Brokers and Insurance Agents.

I have my articles of incorporation and my bylaws typed and available for my Nonprofit Cooperative. I also have my articles of organization typed and available for my For Profit Service Based Business. Yet to add insult to injury still to this day I don’t have anyone on my management team.

The proceeds from my revised book and my film will go towards me hiring qualified people who will assist me and Sister Rena with the daily operation of my Christian business (GRCAI) the Grass Roots Community Activist Institute of Chicago. We will offer a recreational center and a wide range of quality restaurants from people throughout the African Diaspora. Our objective is to help keep the community safe, clean and healthy. GRCAI will be at the table to address and solve important issues including safety/security, education and providing private employment to our members based on our budget and sponsorship.

I want to earn credibility through my Christian business before we expand to 10 African Nations. I want my international friends who live in Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Angola, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda to encourage their governments to allow us to have citizenship within 3 years if they are serious about us doing business on the African continent. We as black people must move away from being tribal.

Please encourage your family and friends who reside in Canada, Europe and in the United States to purchase my revised book and read my story. Those who agree with my plan/vision make yourself known to me I provide all of my contact information within the book. This will help speed up the process for us to recruit brave and smart African Immigrants in America to assist me in setting up chapters in Africa. We will go through the proper channels with their government to start our (NGO) Non-government organization.

We will offer private employment to our members based on our budget and our sponsorship. We will provide infrastructure for clean running water, agricultural technology to feed the people, offer solar energy to help our members with their electrical generators and most of all help improve the African economy as well as educate the people about the problems with Capitalism and show them an alternative GRCAM. In time, we will expand to Brazil and specific places in the Caribbean such as Barbados, Bahamas, Haiti and Jamaica.

The Grass Roots Community Activist Institute In Africa will be an effort to assist the diaspora in the ability to shop with, visit, invest in and relocation back to Africa. All of our products and services will be provided by skilled and professional Africans from around the continent. Before the internet connecting with businesses on the African continent had been a challenge. But now more than ever, it’s imperative for the Diaspora to make the connection physically and economically. GRCAI In Africa, will be there to help arrange your travel, welcome you upon arrival and assist with tours, translators and more.

The only thing which is preventing me from turning my virtual Christian socialist organization into a real business is the lack of manpower and the capital this is why I turned to social media to get my message out to the public through my Youtube videos, my Social Groups, my Blog Postings, my online talkshow (Help Stop The Genocide In American Ghettos Podcast, my revised book (The Solution For Black America) second edition and now through my upcoming urban Christian film (Hood Liberator Made In Chicago: The War Against Willie Lynch Begins). This is my last attempt to try to do something positive for my racial group in America.

It’s not my burden alone but rather a shared burden for I am just one black man with a vision and a plan, it takes a team to make a dream work. GRCAM is a global community of thinkers and builders I need your help to move GRCAM from behind a computer into our urban communities that need our talent and skills. I believe this act of human collaboration across an open platform is essential to the low income African American community and our collective future.

GRCAI will be membership based and everyone will be screen and must attend our mandatory orientation and sign the community pledge no exceptions. No harden criminals, No active gang members, No urban terrorist, No pedofiles, and no half steppers allowed in my organization this is how I get down. This is my contribution back to my community, society and throughout the African Diaspora. This is more than just a new business endeavor it’s a new system.

Here are two scriptures which confirm my Christian business to be, Jesus started his ministry at 30 according to the book of Luke 3:23. David was thirty years old when he became king over Israel according to the book of 2 Samuel 5:4.
Bible References

Genesis 15:13–14 New King James Version Then He said to Abram: “Know certainly that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them, and they will afflict them four hundred years. And also the nation whom they serve I will judge; afterward they shall come out with great possessions.”

Deuteronomy 28:68 “And the LORD will take you back to Egypt in ships, by the way of which I said to you, ‘You shall never see it again.’ And there you shall be offered for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but no one will buy you.”

Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

This sermon by Pastor Jamal Bryant “it’s been a struggle but I am surviving” best represents my story (The Solution For Black America) second edition.

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I am a professional blogger, blogtalkradio host, an upcoming social entrepreneur and a new urban author.