I love your publication, and have followed your progress from the outset; so I totally applaud your efforts to help the Brothers and Sisters of Chicago and the rest of the US be pro-active in turning the maisma around that has affected and afflicted Black families.
So, in addition to the event which is taking place on January 2, "Praying the Devil Back to Hell", I would also like to suggest that Black mothers begin again raising their children, and not allowing either the government, TV, peers, or others to raise them. It also means returnig to the fundamentals that were enunciated in the Bible thousands of years ago, and still remain true to this day: "spare the rod and spoil the child." Mothers and fathers need to return to the practice of corporal punishment in maintaining order, decorum and respect in the household.
Consequences, when established at a young age, have been instrumental in keeping our kids in check when they reach adolescence.
The US government imposed a law on Parents and Teachers that have proven to be detrimental to families and educators in raising, educating, and directing our children. And as a result of that, plus taking prayer out of the schools, our kids have had been allowed to run amuck. We have had our hands tied, while they get away with murder - literally!
And that b.s. about corporal punishment being violence is totally a lie, when you measure the crime and murder rate in the 50's, 60's and 70's prior to the law being passed against parental discipline via corporal punishment.
The fact that some miscreant who had an abusive parent could manage to brand all parental discipline as child abuse shows that there is obviously a lack of understanding or concern for what it takes to raise responsible young men and women.
I could almost say that this law has sabotaged the family unit more than anything else, including drugs; and has literally made parents and educators afraid of their own children. If parents really want to do something about the crime rate, they can push for the repeal of this stupid legislation and the re-establishment of parental control in the home and control in the schools.
After all, whose children are these? Black children are judged more harshly for even normal thing than white kids. By not disciplining our children in the home, and by not reading them the proverbial "riot act", we are setting them up to be gunned down in the streets, either by the police, or by each other. Time to wake up to reality.
Instead of just viewing the movie and praying the devil back to hell, parents need to go to DC and lobby for the repeal of the so-called child abuse legislations; or make it our business to run our own communities by re-establishing it so that we can preserve our families ourselves.
I wish you much luck in this endeavor. I admit that I am glad that I raised my children using corporal punishment, and have never had to deal with gangs, drugs, thefts, or the other negative issues that are confronting our Black families, because I totally ignored this anti-family legislation and raised them according to the same old principles that my parents raised me with. I am also making sure that they raise their own children using those principles. Just because someone came up with a legislation does not always make it right - remember it once used to be okay to lynch Black people too.
Stay Blessed &
Happy New Year to you all!
With 13 murders between December 23 and December 29, 2011, Chicago had more murders on it's streets than American soldiers were killed in Afghanistan during that same week! - Where are we really at war???
Help end the war of violence that is killing more Americans on the streets of America than American soldiers are being killed on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan!!!. Join us on Monday, January 2, 2012, 6:30 pm at 3509 South King Drive in Chicago to "Pray The Devil Back To Hell!!! If the women of Liberia can end violence by praying and acting, so can we! We must pray and we must act, now!!!
During Christmas week, 13 people were killed in Chicago. Merry Christmas from Chicago to the rest of America! America will have about 15,000 murders in 2011. All of these Chicago murder victims died by gunshot between December 23 and December 29, 2011:
Dec. 29 - Maurice Vortes, a 28 year old male, caused by a gunshot in North Lawndale.
Dec. 29 - Zentonio Bolian, a 31 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Pullman.
Dec. 29 - Clifton Lewis, a 41 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Austin
Dec. 28 - Jewels Selvie, a 19 year, caused by a gunshot in New City.
Dec. 28 - Deontae Malone, a 15 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Chicago Lawn.
Dec. 27 - Dantril Brown, a 17 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Englewood.
Dec. 27 - Jawan Ross, a 16 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Englewood.
Dec. 25 - Jose Duckins, a 30 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Near West Side.
Dec. 25 - Robert Warren, a 34 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Near West Side.
Dec. 24 - Patrick Carter, a 27 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Austin.
Dec. 24 - Jo Jo James, a 31 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Grand Boulevard.
Dec. 24 - Miguel Rios, a 30 year old male, caused by a gunshot in Brighton Park.
Dec. 23 - Martell Wesley, a 20 year old male, caused by a gunshot in West Englewood.
With seven people shot -- two killed and five wounded in one incident on December 27, 2011, an average Tuesday night in Chicago -- why won't the men and women of Chicago come out to pray the devil of violence in Chicago back to hell??? You can do nothing....or at the very least you can pray!
Juwan Ross, 16 and Dantril Brown, 17, killed in a fried chicken restaurant on December 27, 2011.
Join us for the film -
Pray The Devil Back to Hell!
Tears, chaos and impending threats of more violence descend upon a community after a shooting in Chicago during Christmas week.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Film: 6:30 pm
Discussion and Prayer: 7:30 pm
The Black Star Project
3509 South King Drive, Suite 2B
$5.00 for members - $10:00 for non-members. Please call 773.285.9600 to RSVP your seat.
Being sick and tire of being sick and tired is not enough! You must pray and you must act. On Monday, January 2, 2012, the men and women of Chicago will gather to see the powerful movement and documentary of women that brought peace to war torn Liberia, Pray The Devil Back To Hell. And the men and women of Chicago will work to pray the devil of violence and despair that is in Chicago back to Hell! Join them.
Men and women across America can join this movement to Pray the Devil (of violence) Back to Hell in your city or town by calling 773.285.9600. Click Here to view a trailer of the documentary. Those who have attended previous showings of this documentary will be admitted free.
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