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“THE RENEWAL OF A VOICE FOR A CONTINUOUS SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY!”

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“THE RENEWAL OF A VOICE FOR A CONTINUOUS SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY!”

                The whole of society is clamoring for change.  Change, which shall improve the lot of the imperfect people and the impoverished people, will not come as a result of a political election.  Positive change for the oppressed people, the disadvantaged people can only emerge by a united front of those who have been designated as second class citizens and relegated to a suppressed populace state.

                Today, www.blacksforchange.com invites you to help empower the Black People in America by registering as a member on this site.  Membership on www.blacksforchange.com is non-invasive into your privacy.  It will; however, present a display of potential as a powerful unified effort. 

                  WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM shall present an opportunity for Brothers and Sisters to interact with a common thread to raise Black Consciousness.  You will be asked to give up far less personal data than a number of people freely give away daily on Facebook as well as a number of other web sites or social media hybrids.

                WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM is an endeavor owned and operated by Blacks.  It has been created by Blacks to advance solutions for Blacks as part of the ongoing “Solution Strategy” of the Midwest Minority Think Tank for Public Policy, Leadership, and Service, LLC.  This unique pioneering tool has been designed to further the awareness of Black Consciousness, while presenting a unified voice of solidarity among Blacks in America. 

                It serves well to reiterate at this point that “the call to register” on www.blacksforchange.com should never be confused as a voter registration drive associated with any local, state, national primary or general election.  When you have registered on www.blacksforchange.com, you will have proactively acted upon a precision call to become a functional part of an ongoing campaign to set forth solutions that shall elevate all Blacks.  WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM shall directly impact the African-American community by opening access to a platform to every member in more than a symbolic gesture.  Each voice of descendants of African slaves living in America can now be heard.

                Once you, your family, your friends as well as your acquaintances, your associates, and your colleagues have registered on www.blacksforchange.com, you will have in essence released a preemptive measure to help build a solidarity voice for the people.  This solidarity voice campaign has a realistically obtainable goal of One Million Strong by Black History Month (February) 2017.

                Black people should not and do not have to fear change.  Change, positive change for Blacks in America, – when congealed through solidarity – is inevitable.  We, African-Americans/Blacks in America, must unpretentiously become the engineers, who will determine what the positive change will engulf and represent.  The outcome of this social/theoretical engineering shall reveal itself as a watchword to be etched into Black Consciousness.  This positive change shall impact Black lives for generations to come.  A Change Is Coming!

                I have over 1100 friends on Facebook as well as followers of my blog and other social media venues, I make an earnest and urgent appeal to each and every one of you (if you have not already done so, as many already have) – please register today on www.blacksforchange.com.  In addition, I am urging you to lift up the watchword to join this Black Consciousness movement by uniting with www.blacksforchange.com.  Join with me and countless others who have determined to make this a catch phrase going forward: “make today and every day – THE RENEWAL OF A  VOICE FOR A CONTINUOUS SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY.”

                I strongly implore you to invite ten (10) others from your formal and informal list collaborators, coworkers, partners, and teammates to register on www.blacksforchange.com.  Join with www.blacksforchange.com and be a part of this history making venture.

                Our strategy at www.blacksforchange.com represents an easily launched and clearly defined initiative that will make each and every day: THE RENEWAL OF A VOICE FOR A CONTINUOUS SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY!

  • BE READY! A CHANGE IS COMING!
  • REGISTER TODAY ON BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM!
  • ONE MILLION STRONG BY BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY) 2017!
  • IT IS FREE – BE FREE!

 

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TOTAL LIBERATION – TOTAL FREEDOM

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BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS – PART 1.

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BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS – PART 1.

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 (Most) Blacks, living in America, must learn to love themselves (their brothers and sisters) more than they love the Democratic Party.  This segment of the populace who have joined this marriage to the Democratic Party must learn to display the same loyalty to other Blacks as they give unconditionally to the Democratic Party.  This love and loyalty demonstrated to the Democratic Party is blind, even more so than their religious faith.

The above statement should not be misconstrued as a blanket endorsement of the Republican Party (GOP).  Black voters get absolutely nothing (above some symbolic streets named after a brother or a sister), while all other ethnic groups get economic empowerment tools.  The fortification of the Black vote to the Democratic Party has been taken for granted.  Each election cycle produces a scenario where Blacks get less and less as they vote more and more for the Democratic Party.

Police Brutality, Poverty, Prison Population (Black Mass Incarceration), and Non-Investment Opportunities (Entrepreneurship Startup Capital) are not mentioned with solutions.

We, as Black People, must develop and then present the solutions to our issues to whatever political party, bureaucratic institution, or individual candidate, who will champion our solution as presented without attempting to dilute it with political rhetoric.  We, Black People, must demand from any political machine the loyalty that they seek from us with each election cycle.

As an individual of faith, I must thrust forth the words as penned by the Prophet Isaiah, “And those from among you will rebuild the ancient ruins; You will raise up the age-old foundations; And you will be called the repairer of the breach, The restorer of the streets in which to dwell.” [Isaiah 58:12 NASB]  When these words of the prophet have been internalized, we, as Black people, will be able to practice love among one another, exercise loyalty toward one another, and implement trust in one another.  Then we will be able to accept solutions that shall arise from within our own ranks to determine the path to eliminate any conundrum, which shall attempt to plaque our people.

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Only then, should we, as Black people, decide to get on board a certain political train, we shall purchase our own ticket and choose our own destination.  The proffer of a free one way ticket will not guarantee a return trip home.

TODAY IS “VOICE OF SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY!”

WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM is the vehicle that will raise Black Consciousness to levels unseen since the Reconstruction Era.  Register today.  It is FREE - BE FREE.  People get ready - A CHANGE IS COMING! Remember, One Million Strong by Black History Month 2017!
WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM is the vehicle that will raise Black Consciousness to levels unseen since the Reconstruction Era. Register today. It is FREE – BE FREE. People get ready – A CHANGE IS COMING!
Remember, One Million Strong by Black History Month 2017!

“VOICE OF SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY!”

The whole of society is clamoring for change.  Change, which shall improve the lot of the imperfect people and the impoverished people, will not come as a result of a political election.  Positive change for the oppressed people, the disadvantaged people can only emerge by a united front of those who have been designated as second class citizens and relegated to a suppressed populace state.

Today, www.blacksforchange invites you to help empower the Black people in America by registering as a member.  The membership on www.blacksforchange is not invasive into your privacy.  It does; however, present a display of potential as a powerful unified effort.  WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM does present an opportunity to interact with other Black people in an effort to raise Black Consciousness.  You will be asked to give up for less personal data that most people give away daily on Facebook and a number of other sites.

WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM is owned and operated by Blacks.  It has been created by Blacks.  It has been design to pioneer as a tool to further Black Consciousness and present a unified voice of solidarity.  The call to register on www.blacksforchange should never be confused as a voter registration drive associated with any primary or general election.  When you will have registered on www.blacksforchange.com, you will have acted on a precise call to become part of a campaign to set forth solutions.  WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM shall directly impact the African-American community by opening a platform to every individual.  Once you, your family, and your friends have successfully registered on www.blacksforchange.com, you will have taken a proactive measure to help build a solidarity voice for the people.  This solidarity voice campaign has a realistic goal to become One Million Strong by Black History Month (February) 2017.

Black people do not have to fear change.  Change, positive change for us is inevitable.  We simply must become the engineers in what this positive will look like and how it shall impact our lives.  A Change Is Coming.  I have over 1100 friends on Facebook, I am asking you (if you have not already done so) to register today on www.blacksforchange.com.  I urge you to register today on www.blacksforchange.com.  In addition, I am also asking you to join with www.blacksforchange.com for VOICE OF SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY – FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016.  I am also asking you to invite ten (10) other people from your list of acquaintances, associates, family, and friends to register on www.blacksforchange.com.  Join with www.blacksforchange.com and be a part of this history making venture.  Our strategy is easy to launch and clearly defined – VOICE OF SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY!

“VOICE OF SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY!”

BE READY! A CHANGE IS COMING!

REGISTER TODAY!

ONE MILLION STRONG BY BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY) 2017!

IT IS FREE – BE FREE!

Nation Builders. Nation Building. Nationhood.

TOTAL LIBERATION – TOTAL FREEDOM

WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM

REVISIT 2. – FELONS IN AMERICA – PART II – AN OPEN PASSAGE TO BREATHE

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REVISIT 2. – FELONS IN AMERICA

PART II – AN OPEN PASSAGE TO BREATHE

Why is it that no sales associates will inquire if an individual has a felony conviction before concluding a purchase?  By the same token, no one has ever been asked at the time of purchase whether or not that the possessor of the American currency has a criminal record?  Yet, the same business will deny the same person a chance to earn American currency honestly, if the request or of employment has recorded a felony conviction.

Let us begin to think and reason together.  What steps must be taken to give everyone who has the desire and skill set to make a decent living in this country?  If the intent of the Criminal Justice System is only to carry out a mandate from the Judicial Branch of Government, and the Legislative Branch of Government, and the Executive Branch of Government, then those who have suffered (directly and in-directly) must speak to the system to give their follow human beings equal access to the right to exist in a quality state of life.

No one is asking the government to come forth with more handouts, it is simply the matter of removing the foot from the neck of someone already struggling to recover an open passage to breathe.

The convicted felon has lost the right to protect his or her family with a firearm (NRA your help is needed) as well as the privilege to secure a decent wage.  The absence of these two critical components of responsible adulthood means the surrender of respect within the family structure.  The authority that came with adulthood and parenthood has been dismissed, when an individual lacks the means to provide food, shelter, and clothing for those he or she loves.  Respect for authority has been lost in the jungle of the denial of personhood status, whenever the laws expel a human being from the opportunity to be all that the Creator endowed an individual to accomplish.

SPECIAL EPILOGUE – Today, I was official refused a job by a janitorial service due sole to my past record.  Never mind that I have paid my debt to society.  Never mind that I have studied at the Doctoral Studies level.  Please do not put down every Black male who does not have a job.  I have tried unsuccessfully for two years to find a job.  What is a man (or woman) supposed to do?  Enough of this pull yourself up by your bootstraps and work hard message.  An ex-offender can be pushed to the brink with all the forgiveness talk and the reality of the antitheses action.

All ex-offenders, their families, and their friends should immediately register on www.blacksforchange.com.  We need you to register today on www.blacksforchange.com.  Join us for VOICE OF SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY – FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016.  We are asking each individual to invite ten (10) people from your acquaintances and associates (in addition to family members) to register on www.blacksforchange.com.  Together, let us make history.  We can start this historic strategy on – VOICE OF SOLIDARITY BREAKTHROUGH DAY.

 

REVISIT – FELONS IN AMERICA – THE BACKGROUND CHECK (A HIGH HURDLE)

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FELONS IN AMERICA – THE BACKGROUND CHECK
(A HIGH HURDLE)
In a nation, any nation, laws exist to protect the orderly function of that society. Without law and order there would be chaos and mayhem.
A felony conviction in America has turned into a life sentence and a living hell after prison release. This statement is not a misnomer. Even if the felony conviction has not resulted in a life sentence in an incarcerated state, upon release, freedom for an ex-offender comes with the inability to secure decent housing (background check), equal opportunity employment (Background check), and the right to vote (disenfranchisement in a number of states). Some perfect individual (out there somewhere in America), please explain to me, “how in the hell on earth does an ex-offender commandeer good credit (with no job or housing).
Paying the debt that society has imposed through the Judicial System has proven to be insufficient. The person, who has been convicted of a felony, has pay for the rest of his or her life. Many dood causes or organizations cannot permit well-meaning volunteers to participate in their structured programs (background check).
Too many people have suffered continuously (besides the victims or the victimizers), mothers-fathers, wives-husbands, and children-grand-children as a result of an individual’s felony conviction. All have experienced the loser’s pain in a nation that has appeared unwilling to forgive even after heavy penalties have been paid in full.
Has the tone of the nation bowed to life punishment for any error or wrong act?
How have the hypocrites formed such an alliance that the entire nation has suffered from the un-forgiveness syndrome?
If you are an ex-felon, have a family member who is an ex-felon, or have a friend who is an ex-felon, it is time to register immediately on www.blacksforchange.com. This is a Black Consciousness website that will give a positive voice to all ex-offenders and their families. This website, www.blacksforchange.com, will fill the role od advocate and lobbyist for the ex-offender population and all Black people and their concerns. WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM shall provide a positive direction that must open for those desirous of living a meaningful and productive life.
Who has the right to designate an individual to a permanent underclass status?
The call to register on www.blacksforchange.com should never be confused as a voter registration drive associated with any primary or general election. When you register on www.blacksforchange.com, you will have acted on a precise call to become part of campaign to set forth solutions. WWW.BLACKSFORCHANGE.COM shall directly impact the African-American community by opening a platform to every individual. Once you, your family, and your friends successfully register on www.blacksforchange.com, you will have taken a proactive measure to help build a solidarity voice. This solidarity voice has a realistic goal to become One Million Strong by Black History Month (February) 2017!

“I HAVE CEASED THE CHASE FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM”

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I HAVE CEASED THE CHASE FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM

 

“I have ceased the chase for the American Dream; instead, I walk by faith into the promises set before me by the Father. As the Father’s Child, I am an heir, declared so by ‘I AM THAT I AM.’
‘I AM THAT I AM’ has chosen me. I did not choose HIM.
‘I AM THAT I AM’ has revealed to me that I am a Black man of African descent, but foremost, HIS child with a vision from HIM!”

Mark Carven Olds, Managing Director

Midwest Minority Think Tank for Public Policy, Leadership, and Service, LLC.

NATION BUILDER DAILY DEVOTIONAL – DAY 29

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DAY 29 –

Scripture of the Day: “Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace.” Romans 11:5 KJV

Quote of the Day: “Like the Apostle Paul, I love my people, my kinsmen according to the flesh.  I am willing to go the distance to make a difference.  I am willing to perform all that is possible within my God given talents that they might be saved.  My compassion cannot end with my kinsmen only.  I have a message that burns within my spirit to reach all the imperfect people and all the impoverished people with a message of Nation Building.”

Message of the Day:  Brothers and Sisters, my heart’s desire and my prayer to God for the imperfect people, the impoverished people, and my kinsmen, male and female, according to the flesh, is that they all will receive salvation.  For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him.

Prayer of the Day:  O Lord, anoint me as a soul winner and appoint me to gain a tithe and offering of the unchurched, unlearned, and unsaved souls of all races, creeds, and colors.  Empower me with the extraordinary wisdom to win a tithe and offering of the souls of my kinsmen, male and female, according to the flesh.  For it is not Your will that any should perish.  Amen.  (And It Is So!).

Enter Your Personal Meditative Reflection:  (SELAH.  PAUSE AND THINK CALMLY ABOUT THAT.) ___________________________________________________

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NATION BUILDER DAILY DEVOTIONAL – DAY 28

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NATION BUILDER DAILY DEVOTIONAL

DAY 28 –

Scripture of the Day: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.”  Proverbs 3:5,6 NASB

Quote of the Day: “From the depth of an incarcerated state, I had learned to lean on my faith.  Within me, there had been imbued the design of an invincible nation, birthed by the Spirit of the Father.  Because of my trust in Him, I have been cloaked as a Nation Builder.”

Message of the Day:  As a Nation Builder, I shall work diligently on developing a clear message, a communication that will allow the entrapped to recognize the power in nationhood status.  I shall not speak empty rhetoric or political fanaticism, nor will I seek to conjure up nationalistic fervor (or ethnic pride).  My goal shall remain to establish a road to realistic accomplishment through the implementation of Biblical justice.

As a Nation Builder, I have the mission to create a systematic thrust that will cover cultural, economic, philosophical, political, social, and theological parallels.  At the contemporary ebb, God will still honor faith.  Having faced the coeval furnace of affliction (personal imprisonment), I had to retain faith that citizenry could surface to populate a nation based on righteousness.  The eternal destiny and the present prosperity of the imperfect people and the impoverished people rest within the message of Nation Building.  The proclamation of nationhood has no error as if another Gospel, but it has every goal of the exaltation of Jesus as King of kings.

Prayer of the Day:  O Lord, open the eyes of the people that they may grasp the commitment and completeness of the message of Nation Building.  Amen.  (And It Is So!)

Enter Your Personal Meditative Reflection:  (SELAH.  PAUSE AND THINK CALMLY ABOUT THAT.)

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NATION BUILDER DAILY DEVOTIONAL – DAY 27

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NATION BUILDER DAILY DEVOTIONAL

DAY 27 –

Scripture of the Day: “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment.  He that feareth is not made perfect in love.”  1 John 4:18 KJV

Quote of the Day: “The perennial mindset that has been arbitrarily set as the prevalent standard insists that all individuals must learn to play in the existing system.  Without compliance, there will remain little or no hope of success.  Furthermore, this coeval system can offer the premier status.  It has the control over all propaganda tools.  Inclusion may seem the only realistic goal.  Nation Building will solemnly refute all such claims.”

Message of the Day:  Nationhood has a fixed evolution of thought.  Nation Building has not arisen as a whimsical expression of un-validated political jargon.  Nationhood will enable an individual or an identifiable populace to rise above the quagmire of despair.  Nationhood will proffer a hope and a quality of life that can prevail outside the visible power structure.

Nation Building will command courage to venture beyond the visible structure.  Fear has torment.  Fear may also neutralize potential and can paralyze the will.  In order to produce meaningful change, an individual or a group cannot help but exercise the courage to resist consternation.

Prayer of the Day:  Dear Father, supply the imperfect people and the impoverished people with Your strength, empower them to move in Your perfect love.  Bless them to overcome trepidation.  Anoint them with the fire of the Holy Ghost so that they are not frozen with fear, refusing to participate in the Divine providence of nationhood status.  Amen. (And It Is So!)

Enter Your Personal Meditative Reflection:  (SELAH.  PAUSE AND THINK CALMLY ABOUT THAT.) ___________________________________________________

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NATION BUILDER DAILY DEVOTIONAL – DAY 25

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NATION BUILDER DAILY DEVOTIONAL

DAY 25 –

Scripture of the Day: “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 NASB

Quote of the Day: “Like the Holy Scriptures contained in the Bible, nationhood (Doctrine of Nation Building) is a practical volume.  Those, who only peruse the table of content, fail to dissect the message.”

Message of the Day: The power should reside in the message.  Above energizing the argument for social order re-construction, nationhood has cemented its roots in theology and faith.  Nationhood will present practical action steps to carry into execution solvable actions to conundrums and riddles.  Nationhood will also proffer solutions that have paralyzed the less educated, the less prosperous, and the less powerful elements (constituencies) of society.  Nationhood, not only can reclaim, it can also retool.

Prayer of the Day:  O Lord, break the stronghold of ignorance that may prevent the people from learning about all that You have made available for them in Christ.  Amen. (And It Is So!)

Enter Your Personal Meditative Reflection:  (SELAH.  PAUSE AND THINK CALMLY ABOUT THAT.) ___________________________________________________

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