(Where Are My Christian Supporters?)

First and foremost I am a Christian Socialist. 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. I am also a social entrepreneur. A social entrepreneur are people who tries to solve social, cultural, and environmental issues.  Some of my Christian friends ask me why do I include secular people on my friends list? I explain to them that we as Christians should focus on what we stand for: love, compassion, social justice, and liberation theology. Jesus 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 Luke 4:18-19.

I have been pushing my vision about improving Black America by ending gun violence, poverty, and structural inequality through my organization the Grass Roots Community Activist Movement for 22 years and still to this day I have no one in my city willing to work with me in turning my vision into a reality. This is why I wrote my book “The Solution For Black America: Reclaiming, Rebuilding, And Restoring The Urban Ghettos In America” Second Edition because I lack support from established black organizations in my city and from the black churches in my former community. This book is based on my personal experience growing up in the inner city of Chicago. I also wrote my book in order to generate capital/seed money, in order to offer incentives to thirty talented individuals within the state of Illinois or beyond who have read my book and agree with what I am trying to do in Urban America for them to come to Chicago and work with me directly in getting my organization up and running. My book is only $22.11 plus tax on Amazon.com and $25.00 plus tax on Createspace.com this is equivalent to a dinner and a movie.

Flash back I watched the Million Man March. It was considered one of the most important modern events in African-American history. This was a spiritual awakening called by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. It was held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 1995. The National African American Leadership Summit, a leading group of civil rights activists and the Nation of Islam working in conjunction with scores of civil rights organizations including many local chapters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People formed the Million Man March Organizing Committee. The founder of the National African American Leadership Summit, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jr. served as National Director of the Million Man March.

The committee invited many prominent speakers to address the audience, and African American men from across the United States converged on Washington in an effort to “convey to the world a vastly different picture of the Black male” and to unite in self-help and self-defense against economic and social ills plaguing the African American community. The march took place within the context of a larger grassroots movement that set out to win politicians’ attention for urban and minority issues through widespread voter registration campaigns. On this date, all blacks were encouraged to stay home from their usual school, work, and social engagements, in favor of attending teach-ins, and worship services, focusing on the struggle for a healthy and self-sufficient black community. Others within the African American community, strongly supported this adventure. These were people who had become dissatisfied with the state of Black America. Anger and frustration based on racial discrimination, a conservative Congress considered to be anti-black, and a continued lack of economic advancement were the conditions that caused people to begin to support the march.

Minister Louis Farrakhan stirred up religious controversy among Christians and the Jewish Communities. The great majority of controversy was with  Minister Louis Farrakhan and the presence of many Christian speakers and organizers. He had acquired unfavorable attention from African American Christians and “was compared to Adolf Hitler” by the Jewish Community by using anti-Semitic rhetoric and views. Minister Louis Farrakhan was “against those Jews who have sacrificed their deep moral-religious heritage for a set of values grounded in capitalist exploitation and oppression.” Many critics had considered that supporters of the march were approving Minister Louis Farrakhan and his Islamic teachings. There were also concerns about Minister Farrakhan’s hidden political agenda in registering black males to vote as non-affiliate or independent parties.

What was the message Minister Louis Farrakhan? Black men have been killing one another since the Million Man March. Black Muslims base their teachings from the Koran, a collection of writings attributed to the Prophet Mohammed approximately six centuries after the birth of Jesus. Islam teaches that there is only one God, Allah, and all must submit to his will. Muslims believe it is the will of God that the whole world be subjected to Islam.  Although Muslims view Jesus as only a prophet, the Koran denies crucial elements of his life and death (Koran, Sura 4:158) (Bible, Matthew 27:26; 28:5) The Christian faith is based on the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This fundamental difference stands opposed to the Muslim faith. According to the Koran, Sura 4:172). Jesus made the case for his own divinity in the book of (John 17:8, 21). The Apostle John further declared that Jesus was with the Father from the very beginning (John1:1,14).  the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, founded the Nation of Islam. He believed that he could raise the black man’s consciousness to the point where black people could achieve independence from the white man, whom he called the devil. His way of eradicating the injustice of the past was for black people to separate from the white man.

Egypt was never meant  to be Israel’s final destination. Some Israelites became comfortable in Egyptian slavery, lost sight of their God, and began serving false gods. God pronounces judgment on a people only when they refuse to repent and yield to His authority. Ben Chavis, touted as one of the speakers at the march, was later jettisoned as leader of the NAACP for indiscretions related to money and sex. Reverend Jessie Jackson endorsed gay and abortion rights during his run for presidency. Many well known African American ministers who spoke at the event did not mention the name of Jesus. These ministers spoke in generic terms trying not to offend their Muslim brothers.  The time has come for us to rise up and tell the emperor he has no clothes on. In GRCAM our allegiance is to God  the Father and His Son Jesus Christ. It is time for us to turn to the true and living God and reject these so called black leaders whose main concern is financial profit and media attention. True love can only be shown by the persecution you are willing to endure from others who hate you. Jesus Christ went to the cross as an innocent man so that the world, those who put him there, would know the meaning of true love. Real Christian Socialist Online

My Fave Video

http://youtu.be/hHjK_3Mmxwc

My Book Link on Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/Solution-Black-America-Reclaiming-Rebuiling/dp/1480074365/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353183068&sr=1-5&keywords=The+Solution+For+Black+America

My Organization GRCAM

http://manwellsmovement.webs.com/home.htm

 

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