Author Archive: Relentless

The Novelist’s Path: Creativity Meets Companionship The Magic of Writing and Partnership

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I have certainly experienced the ups and downs as it relates to my writing. Whether it was personal conflict, not being settled, or just an erratic schedule, there's always difficulty when it comes to focused thoughts and crisp, coherent writing.

Maybe this is global, but writing for me is a solitary endeavor. Still, having a partner who understands and supports your creative process can be invaluable. This partnership becomes even more crucial as you navigate the uncertainties of a writing career.

Navigating Challenges Together

Facing the highs and lows of a writing career can be smoother with a partner who provides emotional support, encouragement, and practical advice. Sure, that works naturally when your partner is cohabiting with you, and I can imagine the complications if that's not the case. However, for me, cohabitation, a loving relationship, and the peace of mind that she brings to my space are “all the things” when it comes to getting that clarity into the written word. And let’s be clear I know we call it “writing” but this is nothing but living and being resourceful with what we know how we create it and how we present it. The real win is you the reader, embracing it or absorbing it into your conscious mind, and then maybe even making use of the information in your subconscious mind. Whether it’s entertaining readers in my novels or broadening your awareness in my non-fiction books, writing is my happy space and you being enriched and satisfied, is the SAUCE.!

Pivoting to Financial Stability: A Shared Endeavor

Life's Unpredictable Turns

When life demands a shift towards financial stability, having a partner who stands by you, offering insights and support, can make this transition more manageable and less daunting. I remember late 2022 when Atlanta went through a big freeze and the entire stack of luxury apartments above us flooded, and it turned our peaceful nest into one hot mess—or should I say one wet mess? But just as partners do, I supported her and she supported me, and we hugged each other through it until we were able to get approved and relocate to an even more desirable luxury apartment building just down the block. I feel like trying times will surface, no matter what. And for us, that was indeed a trying time. However, looking back on the whole escapade, I wouldn't have it any other way. It has made us stronger to go through something together and to come out on the other end with teachable moments and a smile. I feel like life must bring the push and pull for you to be tested. And overcoming such a test is a big win.

Building a Future Together

As you pivot to focus on financial security, your partner’s role evolves to include joint financial planning and decision-making, ensuring a stable future for both. You may have a situation where your credit score is lacking and your credit score is strong. In that event, she has got to be the determined one to follow the blueprint to empower and grow your resources so that you can circle back to correct your credit score. at some point, assuming you are constantly creating revenue, you will both be strong together.

Building Personal Credit: A Joint Strategy

Understanding Personal Credit as a Team

Navigating the complexities of personal credit can be less intimidating with a partner. Together, you can learn, plan, and improve your financial standing. I will write much more about this in the future, but you mustn’t show your hand while you’re playing your hand. Building credit is a strategy, and no one should interfere with that, especially outsiders who have been informed about your plans. My dad used to say, Never let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, hush-hush, and let’s get it done together.

Joint Efforts in Enhancing Credit

Working together to optimize personal credit, from monitoring credit scores to making strategic financial decisions, can strengthen both your credit standing and your partnership. Here’s an idea for couples to earn money while they’re growing: if you, your partner, have realized tremendous success as a result of correcting your credit or building your credit, you now have yet another product and service that you can bring to the marketplace. Your success should be documented, shared, and monetized. Naturally, I c

an help you with that.

Leveraging Personal Credit for Business Growth

From Personal to Business: A Collective Journey

Transitioning to business credit is a significant step that benefits from the shared wisdom and support of a partner, especially when making crucial financial decisions. Once you get that first business going, it’s time to duplicate by picking up another corporation, getting all of the compliances in place, and then setting up for the win. Please note that there’s no end to the amount of CORPORATIONS, one can have, and every corporation should be utilized to raise capital. You are not in business to use more of your energy or more of your 24 hours. You should be in business to raise funds, and those funds should be used to make more money. But you’re going to make more money with systems that are put in place, and you’re going to use those funds to set up those systems. Be clear: you only have 24 hours in a day, and the idea of taking on more corporations should not discourage you. You should already be of the mindset that you will have assistance from others who you will inevitably pay top dollar to oversee your operation. With systems, everybody wins. When you get a chance, check out the book, The eMyth, by Michael Gerber. And thank me later.

Utilizing Combined Financial Resources

A partner can offer not just moral support but also practical assistance, such as helping to manage finances or offering insights into effective credit use for business purposes. This is something that we do consistently so that we are both aware of the resources we have available and clear about how to acquire more resources. $100,000, $200,000, and $300,000 are not enough money to maintain a successful, growing company. In my opinion, a business owner should have half $1 million or more to grow a company, so that is self-sufficient. Make sure you pick up my guide, the $250,000 playbook. It’s a step-by-step guide on how to raise funding by setting up an old corporation and then stacking business credit cards. Pay everything on time, and then, in 90 days, go back for more funding.

Expanding Business Credit: Growing Together

Understanding Business Credit as a Duo

Learning and building business credit can be a joint mission, with each partner contributing their own unique strengths and perspectives. For us, she watches the money, crosses the T’s, and dots the eyes while I focus on revenue, streams, and content creation. These are our happy spots in life, and we are full and satisfied at the end of each day. 

Collaborative Business Credit Building

Together, you can devise strategies to build a strong business credit profile, a step that can solidify not just your business’s financial foundation but also the strength of your partnership. We are always talking about strategies for raising more capital, creating more revenue streams, and fine. Tuning. The system we now have in place. at some point in the future, we intend to show our hand so that others can learn from our growth and success.

From Financial Stability to Empowering Others: A United Goal

Sharing the Journey to Inspire Others

Your combined experiences in transitioning from personal to business credit mastery can become a source of inspiration and guidance for others. We’ve spoken on this before, and it doesn’t make sense to hoard all of the money, information, and positive changes taking place in your life. Each one teaches the other, which is how we lift our community and become stronger. Once upon a time, we did not have access to resources like this; we did not have access to the information, but there’s no excuse today. Everyone must win. Everyone must be in a space where they can pursue their greatness, where they can pursue their life’s purpose, and where they can live happily ever after. 

Establishing a Collaborative Initiative for Financial Empowerment

In partnership, you have the chance to disseminate financial literacy, possibly by conducting workshops, offering consultancy, or creating informative content. This draws upon the wealth of your combined expertise and experiences. Annually, we invest considerably in our self-education and refinement within our industry, which includes attending seminars, purchasing reading materials, enrolling in courses, and seeking consultations. These are integral components of our business operations. Not only do these expenses qualify for tax deductions, but they also significantly contribute to enhancing our knowledge and improving our professional competencies.

Balancing Creativity and Financial Management: A Dual-Effort

Keeping the Flame of Creativity Alive

As you pivot towards financial expertise, your partner’s encouragement can be key to maintaining your passion for writing and ensuring you don’t lose sight of your creative roots.  I thank God every day for my partner and for the knowledge that we have to progress and become better people. Having access to funding gives us a sense of freedom and also helps to affirm certain characteristics in our lives. I used the following words today in a text message to a client, and I’ll share them here for you: “For me, empathy is a very important characteristic, and I have not yet perfected it, but I do know that when my mind is clear, I’m able to practice it more and more.”

Harmonizing Two Worlds

Together, you can find the balance between managing a career in finance and keeping alive the joy of writin

g, making the journey not just a professional pivot but a shared life adventure. Everything we do must include balance, and that includes your nutrition, your sleep habits, how we communicate, and how we exercise our bodies. Balance is a great resource that we all tend to overlook. Did you consider that breathing might be an important part of the balance? Did you consider that proper water intake might be part of that balance? Have you considered proper sleeping and sleeping habits and sleeping arrangements as being a part of that balance, and how about meditation? All of these things play a role in our mindset, and as a writer, my mindset is one of my greatest assets next to my heart, my experience, and my skill set.

All Cards on The Table: The Strength of Two in Pivoting

Pivoting from a novelist to a financial expert is a path filled with learning, growth, and the potential for significant professional development. Having a supportive partner in this journey adds an invaluable dimension, providing emotional support, practical assistance, and a shared vision for the future. This partnership enriches the experience, making the pivot not just a personal transformation but a journey of mutual growth and fulfillment. I expect to dive deeper into this transition so that I leave behind a testament to our evolution, to our profession, and to our love. As usual, stay tuned!

FAQs

  1. How can my partner and I work together to improve our credit? Pay bills on time. Commit to making at least the minimum payments on all bills before the due date. Set up autopay or payment reminders if needed. Limit credit checks. Too many "hard inquiries" from applying for new credit can lower your scores. Consult each other before applying for new credit. Don't max out cards. Keep balances low compared to limits. Consider becoming authorized users on each other's oldest credit card accounts.
  2. What are the benefits of having a supportive partner during a career pivot? Having encouragement and practical support can help you take the leap, handle the stresses of upskilling, and get through income instability. Share your hopes and talk through any fears openly.
  3. Can a partnership enhance the process of building and leveraging business credit? Yes! Having a business partner allows you to separate personal and business credit, share funding and liability, and get more purchasing power. Consult each other before making major business credit decisions.
  4. How do we balance our creative and financial goals as a couple? Have open, honest conversations about current finances and future financial dreams. Set shared goals you both buy into. Divide financial responsibilities according to abilities and bandwidth. Revisit money talks quarterly as you pivot careers.
  5. What are some ways my partner and I can jointly create revenue streams through financial literacy? You could create an online course, podcast, or YouTube channel together. Or do speaking gigs, workshops or write a book together on personal finance topics you specialize in. Play to both your strengths!
  6. How can we support each other in transitioning from creative to financial careers? Encourage each other's growth and celebrate milestones. Listen without judgment. Help make time for learning new skills needed to pivot careers. Discuss and assist with networking opportunities. Remind each other of joint goals during tough transitions.

TOPLESS, A NOVEL by RELENTLESS AARON

The Novel is

"Topless" by Relentless Aaron is an urban drama that delves into the lives of three women, each a newcomer to the world of "Gilmore's," a setting characterized by a ruthless, dog-eat-dog environment. In this world, only money and sex seem to offer solace and stability. The narrative unfolds in a club called Gilmore's, a family-run establishment that becomes a central hub for characters from various walks of life. The club, known for its allure to both men and women, becomes a focal point for the unfolding drama, as it draws in individuals with discretionary income and those seeking the thrill of the nightlife.

The story starts with Valerie, a fine and curvaceous woman who has just arrived in New York, escaping a troubled past and seeking a new life in the United States. Her journey is marked by mental turmoil, reflecting on the drama she's left behind and yet feeling inspired and hopeful for her future. Valerie's story intertwines with the lives of other characters, including Mechelle and Debbie, each with their own unique backgrounds and struggles.

Mechelle Ramirez, having studied at Tuskegee University, finds herself en route to New York, reflecting on her engagement and the challenges of a long-distance relationship. Her journey takes a turn when a simple restroom stop leads to her being left behind by the bus, leaving her stranded with minimal resources.

Debbie's story unfolds as a tragic tale of loss and aspiration. After the sudden death of her brother Raymond, Debbie's life takes a turn, leading her to form a relationship with David, a man she met over the Internet. This relationship becomes a beacon of hope and a pathway to a new life, away from the urban decay and tragedy that marked her past.

Throughout the book, the author explores themes of ambition, survival, and the complex dynamics of interpersonal relationships in a world where superficiality often masks deeper struggles and desires. The characters' stories are interwoven in a narrative that exposes the raw and often harsh realities of their lives, set against the backdrop of Gilmore's club, a microcosm of the larger, unforgiving world they inhabit. DOWNLOAD NOW https://koji.to/k/9SYc

Unlocking the Secrets to a Quarter Million: The 250K Playbook

Unlocking the Secrets to a Quarter Million: The 250K Playbook

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The Money Play of January 2024: Credit Card Stacking Strategy

This month, The Credit Gardener brings you "The Money Play," a strategic approach to credit card stacking that could pave the way to substantial financial growth. Our playbook is designed for those who are ready to cultivate their credit garden, planting the seeds for a bountiful harvest.

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Diddy Conversation – The Night Puff Tried To Kill Me

Yes, the guy you all know as "Diddy" has had a track record of misbehavior, on various levels

Hello, dear readers!

Today, I am thrilled to share with you something profoundly close to my heart - my latest book, "The Night Puff Tried To Kill Me." This isn't just another story; it's a powerful narrative woven from the threads of my life, an odyssey that navigates the tumultuous waters of fame, betrayal, and the relentless pursuit of justice.

In this book, I take you on an extraordinary journey through the highs and lows of my experiences. The night in question changed my life forever, but more than that, it revealed the stark realities of a world often hidden behind the glitz and glamor of celebrity life. It's a tale that uncovers the underbelly of fame, where power plays are the norm, and the truth is often a casualty.

"The Night Puff Tried To Kill Me" is more than just my story. It's a voice for the voiceless, a beacon of hope for anyone who has ever felt overshadowed by the powerful. It's about standing up against all odds and reclaiming your truth, even when the world seems against you.

But this journey isn't just about the challenges; it's also about resilience, hope, and the unyielding spirit of survival. It's a testament to the strength that lies within each of us, waiting to be discovered in our darkest moments.

I invite you to dive into the pages of my life, to walk with me through each chapter that has shaped me into who I am today. This book is for anyone who's ever faced adversity and dared to overcome it. It's for those who believe in the power of truth and the strength that comes from within.

Support this journey of resilience and truth by getting your copy of "The Night Puff Tried To Kill Me." Your support means the world to me, and I can't wait for you to be a part of this incredible story.

Get your copy now KOJIBOOK AVAILABLE NOW and join me in this journey of courage, truth, and empowerment.

Thank you for your unwavering support. It's not just my story; it's a story for all of us.

Stay strong, stay true.

Relentless

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Reflections on a Literary Journey: Two Decades of Storytelling and a Moment of Truth

Black Enterprise article detailing the new, revealing book that explains Puff's violent ways and means

For over twenty years, I have woven narratives that delve into the depths of life's complexities, transforming the raw and untamed into compelling prose. I never sought validation from the glossy pages of the mainstream; instead, I carved out a niche with pure talent and relentless energy, making my mark on the biggest news platforms through sheer force of will and literary prowess.

Yet, today, as I find my latest work, "The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me," spotlighted by Black Enterprise, BlackNews.com, AllHipHop, and MSN, there is an indescribable feeling that courses through me. It is a recognition that feels different—like art imitating life, an echo of past experiences reverberating through the present.

This memoir isn't just a story; it's a chilling reenactment in words, images, and news feeds of a night over two decades past—a night when life's fleeting nature was laid bare, and the choices we make became the difference between what is and what could have been. It's about the trauma that lingers long after the moment has passed, inflicted by someone who wielded money and fame like a magician's wand over the hip-hop landscape.

Yet, amid the darkness of that memory, there is light—the quick thinking that spared me further harm, the presence of a good friend, Lance, whose support was unwavering. This book is more than a memoir; it's a testament to survival, a narrative that unfolds the reality of being haunted by a figure so prominent and so influential, that their actions leave an indelible mark on your life. I can see why women don't engage in the fight for justice when they've been violated. It is truly an uphill climb, not to mention the time, money and effort it takes to see it through.

WHY BOTHER ME? DON'T YOU HAVE A CLOTHING LINE, MUSIC AWARDS, AND CELEBRITY FRIENDS TO TOY WITH? WTF!

So, I share this story now, not for fame or further attention but as a beacon for those who have felt the oppressive shadow of trauma cast by figures larger than life. It's for those who have silently struggled against the backdrop of glitz and glamour to find their peace and stand in their truth. Indeed, I believe this book came to fruition so that I could connect with Puffy's true victim, Natania Reuben—known as "Ebonay"—whose life was forever altered in the chaos of that nightclub VIP section. Her harrowing experience, still etched with bullet fragments from that night, was a stark encounter with destiny, a vivid reminder that we are often mere bystanders to fate's caprice. As she confided in our recent face-to-face meeting, haunted by the pain of that night, her refrain was a chilling, "Puffy shot me, Puffy shot me, Puffy shot me."

Through the pages of my memoir, I relive those moments, inviting you, the reader, to grasp the weight of our choices, the resonance of our voices, and the solidarity found in collective resilience. We transcend the memories that seek to bind us; we are the sculptors of our stories, the illustrators of our experiences, and the scribes of our fates.

Gilmore wants to make one thing clear, bullying, no matter how much fame and importance you've manifested, can not be tolerated. Towards men, yes. But definitely not towards women.

To read "The Night Puff Tried To Kill Me" is to journey with me through a chapter of life that was as starkly real as it was surreal. This narrative I now share openly, with a heart full of gratitude for the presence of mind that preserved me, for the companionship of a friend who stood unwaveringly by my side, and for the closure that comes with turning the final page on a chapter that has long awaited its telling. HERE'S THE BOOK

D. Gilmore, aka Relentless

“The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me”—A Gritty Memoir Of Survival In The ’90s Hip-Hop Scene

“The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me” – A Gritty Memoir of Survival in the 90s Hip-Hop Scene

DeWitt Gilmore is the birthname of Relentless Aaron, novelist and Superpreneur

 

DeWitt Gilmore grew up in Mount Vernon NY, a town that Puff aka Diddy claims when it's convenient. However the entrepreneur has evolved into an award-winning novelist and now he drops a bombshell memoir about "The Night Puff Tried To Kill Me"

Black News (It Has Officially Begun)

The Night Puff Tried To Kill Me – Book Available now

**Questions & Answers About "The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me"**

**Q1: What is the book about?**
A1: "The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me" is a gritty and authentic memoir of my experiences in the 90s hip-hop scene. It covers my journey as an entrepreneur, TV producer, magazine publisher, novelist, and a key player in the entertainment industry, culminating in a life-changing encounter that tests the limits of ambition and survival.

**Q2: Who is the author, and why is he qualified to write this memoir?**
A2: The author, known as Relentless Aaron, is a multi-faceted entrepreneur deeply embedded in the 90s hip-hop culture. His unique perspective comes from years of firsthand experience as a prominent figure in the industry, making him uniquely qualified to offer an insider's look at the era.

**Q3: Why does the title mention "Puff"? Is this a book about Sean "Puffy" Combs?**
A3: While the title references a pivotal moment involving Puffy, the memoir isn't solely about him. It's a broader exploration of my experiences and challenges in the hip-hop industry, including the high-stakes encounter that serves as a focal point for the narrative.

**Q4: What can readers expect to gain from your memoir?**
A4: Readers will gain an unfiltered look into the complexities of the hip-hop scene, learn about the relentless pursuit of success amidst adversity, and find universal lessons on resilience that are applicable in any walk of life.

**Q5: Is this book only for hip-hop fans, or can others enjoy it too?**
A5: While hip-hop enthusiasts will certainly find the book engaging, its themes of determination, cultural impact, and personal growth have a universal appeal. Anyone interested in the power dynamics of the music industry or compelling life stories can enjoy this memoir.

**Q6: Are there any takeaways or messages you hope readers will get from the book?**
A6: One of the key messages is the enduring spirit of the human will to overcome obstacles. I hope readers are inspired to face their challenges with the same tenacity and to never lose sight of their goals, no matter the odds.

**Q7: How does the book approach the topic of fame and its challenges?**
A7: The book delves into the seductive allure of fame and the often unseen battles that come with it. It discusses the pressures, the moral choices one has to make, and the personal cost of maintaining integrity in the face of fame's temptations.

**Q8: Where can I buy the book?**
A8: "The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me" is available for purchase online. You can find it by visiting my official website or checking out the link in my Instagram bio. It's also available in various formats, including eBook and (soon audio book and paperback), to suit your reading preference. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE EBBOK NOW

Official Press Release

**New York, NY – [Official Release Date December 1st, 2023]** **“The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me” – A Gritty Memoir of Survival in the 90s Hip-Hop Scene** RelentlessAaron is the pen name for DeWitt, Gilmore, , a prominent figure in the 1990s New York hip-hop scene, announces the release of his latest memoir, “The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me.” This gripping book offers an unvarnished look at the cutthroat world of music promotion and his harrowing confrontation with Sean “Puffy” Combs. Set against the backdrop of 1990s New York City, this memoir details Mr. Gilmore's journey of ambition and resilience in an era that reshaped the music industry. The book provides a candid account of his life as a young impresario navigating the challenges and rivalries of the hip-hop world. The highlight of the memoir is a life-changing night where a seemingly ordinary encounter with Puffy escalates into a high-speed chase through New York City, a testament to the perilous nature of fame and power in the entertainment industry. “‘The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me’ is more than a personal story. It's a reflection on the complexities of the entertainment industry and a testament to the enduring human spirit,” said Gilmore. The book is now available for purchase online for $4.00. https://koji.to/k/9O19 For more information about “The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me” and DeWitt Gilmore aka Relentless Aaron, please visit www.relentlessaaron.net or follow LinkedIn,IG, FB & TikTok . **Contact Information:** Name: D. Gilmore Phone: 404-477-8257 Email: relentlessaaron2007@gmail.com Website: www.relentlessaaron.net

 

What a great Interview This Was With Actress Angela Robinson!

I love these moments where I can become candid and authentic, telling the legendary story of my father, my family and the way I currently serve. I'm humbled that Angela thought enough of me as "an artist" to bring me on her platform. I'm thrilled at how well it went. No bathroom breaks, no phone calls; stay focused. This is big, with many take-aways. But be clear,  I'd be all the way washed up without credit!

Get Ready & Stay Ready

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 Pivoting in Today's World: The Power of Multimedia and Breaking Free from the 9 to 5 Trap

Introduction In a rapidly evolving world, the traditional 9 to 5 job is increasingly becoming a limiting factor for those who aspire to reach beyond the ceiling of income possibilities. The need for diversification and multiple revenue streams has never been more critical. This article will explore the importance of pivoting in today's world, the role of multimedia in creating consistent revenue, and how access to resources like credit can be a game-changer.


The Trap of the 9 to 5
The 9 to 5 grind can be a comfort zone for many, offering a stable income and a predictable routine. However, it can also be a trap that limits your financial growth and personal development. With a fixed salary, your earning potential is capped, and opportunities for advancement may be few and far between.

The Importance of Pivoting
Pivoting refers to the act of making a fundamental change to your business or career direction, based on the lessons learned from your experiences. In today's volatile market, the ability to pivot is not just an asset; it's a necessity. Whether it's a global pandemic or technological disruption, unforeseen challenges are always around the corner. The ability to adapt and change course can be the difference between stagnation and success.

Multimedia: The Revenue Multiplier
In a digital age, multimedia platforms like podcasts, YouTube channels, and social media can be powerful tools for generating multiple revenue streams. Not only do they allow you to reach a global audience, but they also offer various monetization options such as advertising, sponsorships, and merchandise sales. Leveraging multimedia can help you diversify your income and reduce dependency on a single revenue source.

Access to Resources: The Credit Advantage
One of the most significant barriers to pivoting or starting a new venture is access to resources. Among these, credit is often the most accessible and immediate. Good personal credit can be leveraged to secure business loans, lines of credit, and even venture capital.


Entrepreneurship is difficult enough growing the business. And then theres lack of resources. So why not get hold of 250k for your business?

The Winning Strategy 
If you're looking to pivot successfully and break free from the 9 to 5 trap, here's a proven strategy that can be executed within 60 to 90 days, depending on your credit status:

1. **Repair and Build Your Credit**: The first step is to improve your credit score. This will make you eligible for higher loan amounts at better interest rates.

2. **Establish a Corporation**: If you want to move faster, consider establishing an aged corporation. This will make it easier to secure business loans.

3. **Add Tradelines**: Add tradelines to both your personal and business profiles to improve your creditworthiness.

4. **Secure Your First $300K**: With a strong credit profile, you can now secure your first $300,000 through lines of credit and credit cards.

5. **Rinse and Repeat**: Remove inquiries from your credit profile and repeat steps 2-5 until you've reached your financial goals.

And don't forget, having a supportive and analytical partner can make this journey much more manageable and enjoyable.


Final Thoughts
Breaking free from the 9 to 5 trap and pivoting towards a more flexible and lucrative career is entirely possible. Multimedia can play a crucial role in this transition, offering multiple avenues for revenue. Access to credit can accelerate this process, and with a disciplined approach, financial freedom is achievable within a few months.

If you need guidance through this journey, The Credit Gardeners are here to assist you through first-round funding and beyond. With zero interest for the first year, helping other entrepreneurs achieve their dreams is the best feeling ever!

For more information, visit [The Credit Gardeners](http://www.thecreditgardener.com).

 

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I Understand!

By Relentless | Jan 21, 2024

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Faceless Marketing

By Relentless | Jan 19, 2024

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The Novelist’s Path: Creativity Meets Companionship The Magic of Writing and Partnership

By Relentless | Jan 11, 2024

I have certainly experienced the ups and downs as it relates to my writing. Whether it was personal conflict, not being settled, or just an erratic schedule, there’s always difficulty when it comes to focused thoughts and crisp, coherent writing. Maybe this is global, but writing for me is a solitary endeavor. Still, having a […]

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TOPLESS, A NOVEL by RELENTLESS AARON

By Relentless | Jan 4, 2024

“Topless” by Relentless Aaron is an urban drama that delves into the lives of three women, each a newcomer to the world of “Gilmore’s,” a setting characterized by a ruthless, dog-eat-dog environment. In this world, only money and sex seem to offer solace and stability. The narrative unfolds in a club called Gilmore’s, a family-run […]

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Unlocking the Secrets to a Quarter Million: The 250K Playbook

By Relentless | Jan 4, 2024

Are you looking to take control of your financial future? Imagine unlocking the potential to build a credit portfolio that could soar up to $250,000! That’s not just a dream; it’s a reality with The Credit Gardener’s “250K Playbook.” The Money Play of January 2024: Credit Card Stacking Strategy This month, The Credit Gardener brings […]

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UBERIFFIC

Let's just say that I’m the one with a penchant for turning negatives into positives. And I’ve got a million Uber stories having driven 7500 rides, and thats not including Lyft or Postmates. And even as I transitioned from Uber to the Real Estate side of the "shared-space" lifestyle, I've earned all these stories I've gotta get out. So, more to come (to say the least). But let me tell you about this particular steamy evening that turned into my unforgettable adventure with Scarlett.

I picked up a breathtaking beauty named Scarlett, who had an aura of mystery around her. She was a TALL cup of coffee, just sculpted and captivating from head to toe. As I tried to keep my composure and eyes on the road, we cruised through the city, heading to the Suite Lounge. I was dying to engage more in our conversation, but she received a hushed call that sounded pretty intense. I couldn't help but eavesdrop.

Suddenly, Scarlett hung up and asked me to make a "quick stop" at the swanky stripclub known as The Blue Flame Lounge. I squeezed my eyes closed, caught between a rock and a hard place because I surely didn’t wanna go to, by or near the Blue Flame with all the shootings, robberies and mayhem that went on in, out and because of that club. But I was mezmerized by this woman, so much so I probably forgot my name. I pulled up to the entrance, and one of the club security opened the passenger door for Scarlett. I made my way out of the parking lot while she vanished inside, and I shot over to the Petro gas station, where I figured I’d get some gas while she was handling her business. My curiosity only grew as I awaited her call. Was she a stripper? Who was she meeting? WTH, I wanted to know what my future wife was up to!

She called to tell me she was ready and I circled back to Blue Flame to scoop her up. Scarlett pranced out of the club entrance; she was flushed and carrying a luxurious velvet bag. As we continued our journey towards The Suite Lounge, she accidentally spilled the bag's contents, revealing a jaw-dropping stack of money and diamond necklace!

Panicked, Scarlett confessed she had just encountered a notorious con artist who'd fooled her into a sham investment. Instead of wallowing in defeat, she had swiped the swindler's most prized possession as payback.

I’m like, “Waaaaah????” I could hardly catch my breath, and my foot consciously pressed harder on the accelerator. Was someone following us?

I continued, “Are you kidding me??? That just happened?”

She replied, “Receipts,” and gave me a good glance in to the velvet bag. But it wasn’t those jewels that caught my attention; Scarlet had leaned over into the front seat to show me “the bag” and all of her cleavage was a foot away from my eyes. The scent of her perfume and a hint of perspiration choked my senses.

I couldn't help but chuckle at the turn of events in our Uber ride. Sensing an opportunity to teach a valuable lesson, I persuaded Scarlett to return the goodies and report the con man to the authorities.

"Nah, they’d probably hurt me after all that. I’ll just keep it and take my chances,” she resolved.

Under my breath I said, “Damn I love this gangsta-b.”

When we pulled up to the parking lot across from Suite, I hopped out to open the door for Scarlet. She was a whole foot taller than me with those stilettos on. As she pulled her dress down and smoothed it along her curves, I took my chances.

“I feel like I’ve known you for years. I wanna hug you.”

Oh my God the hug, the exchange of phone numbers, the whole ride sent me into a euphoria. I wanted to quit driving for the night and get a drink, a cold shower, or something! Altho she never followed up on the calls or texts in the days to follow, Scarlet left an impression on my whole soul. My Uber escapade had become a memorable tale of caution and just the dream new beginnings. Will she call back? Would I be her next victim?

The thought got me excited and put me straight to sleep that night with fantasies of Scarlet, how we suddenly became Bonnie and Clyde only in the hood, with me the professional driver. I know Uber was gonna be big for me, if only in my dreams.

More of my scandalous capers and life-changing opportunities to come. You never know what might happen on a ride with the wise, the witty, the Relentless one! #UberAdventures #RelentlessTimes  #FromScandalToSuccess #Uberriffic

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Even In His Passing, He Talks

My father, DeWitt Gilmore Jr, was a true inspiration to me. Despite being an amputee – he lost his leg in a baseball accident in 1948 – he never let his disability hold him back from achieving his goals. In fact, in 1950, just two years after the accident, according to the local newspaper, my dad was back on the pitcher's mound, “mowing down” batters for White Plains High with the help of a prosthesis/his replacement leg. And while he won the game for the team, the article in this post doesn’t mention his mighty challenge, how he was playing with one leg. The writer was so busy being creative & eloquent (and razor-sharp) in a Mark Twain kind of way, that the great achievement underlying it all was lost. Almost (heh-heh). But over 70 years later my sister Julie Norris dug up an old newspaper article at the White Plains library in the midst of the pandemic, and this article tells it all. I had an awakening moment when surgically reading thru the aged document, come to find out that the article was written two years AFTER his accident. That is, AFTER he lost his leg. For us, that was so monumental, the realisation that dad recuperated, and was still able to win the baseball field with his high school team. Yeah hold that, slacker! Procrastinator. Or as my dad used to say “stick that in your pipe and smoke it!”
So, at 4am i’m taking a break from my Creative momentum, not to throw my DNA in your face, but to ask  this question: what have you given up on? What is the big tragedy in your life that stops you? What sorts of excuses have you leaned on to comfort your denial; excuses, that have stopped you from whatever the goal is or was?
STOP IT WITH THE EXCUSES!
Me. Gilmore has spoken.
https://www.scribd.com/document/634846223/White-Plains-Defeats-Authors-DAD-s-Article-RE-DeWitt-GIlmore

Overwhelmed Yet?

Review Your Income & Expenses; make sure it's all right-side, up.

Living in the modern world comes with a unique set of challenges and pressures. From the constant need to be connected to the world through technology to the ever-increasing demand for productivity and success, it can often feel like we are stuck in a never-ending rat race. For many men, this can be overwhelming, leading them to consider giving up on the conventional way of life and embracing a simpler, more minimalist existence.

I can personally relate to this struggle as I underwent a similar journey to Atlanta back in 2008. I fully embraced the minimalist lifestyle by living in a cargo van with just a futon mattress, a few items of clothing, and ample storage space underneath the bed. My daily routine revolved around visiting Starbucks and LA Fitness. Although I used an EBT card for food, I was hustling seven days a week and did not allow myself to fall into a sunken place where others might end up in a shelter or jail cell. While I may have been technically "homeless," I never felt homeless. These memories keep me grounded and focused on working hard without making excuses. They help me keep my expenses low and my income high. If my income isn't high enough, that usually means more working hours. Naturally, the average person may not understand this, as you would have had to be there to truly comprehend the experience.

Certainly, the pressures of modern life can push a man to the brink, leading him to feel like he is constantly chasing a moving target. The demands of work, family, and social obligations can leave little room for personal growth or self-care, leading to feelings of frustration and burnout. This is where the concept of "leaving the rat race" comes into play. By getting rid of material possessions and embracing a minimalist lifestyle, men can reduce the clutter in their lives and focus on what truly matters. This can include living off the grid, growing their own food, and embracing a slower, more intentional way of life. For me, it was as simple as an LA fitness membership and a seat at Starbucks, as STARBUCKS had many satellite offices with free Wi-Fi and plenty of entrepreneurs who were also chasing their dreams. However, it's important to note that while there were many like-minded people at Starbucks, there were also plenty of people commiserating there. I remember a man named James Cozine, a 26-year-old White man who made the same Starbucks his office, but he wasn't thinking like me. It only took his car being towed for him to walk into the nearby SUNTRUST bank and turn his life upside down. Upon further research, I found that this guy had robbed a nearby bank in the past, showing that one man's journey can be way more extreme than another's.

Before you think about resorting to extreme measures, there are other ways to change your life. You can shut down some of the clocks in your life that are attached to bills. You might also find an institution or entrepreneur whom you can bless with your physical energy. While your car and home may not exist at the moment, you'd be surprised how far you can come. I'm not bragging about my journey because in life, there is an ebb and flow, and you have to be savvy enough to know when to hold, when to fold, when to walk away, and when to run. That's not just a song; it's grassroots reality.

Even while I lived in a trailer, knee-deep in my off-grid circumstances, I was performing on a top level in life, driving professionally, living on purpose

By embracing minimalism, you can focus on what truly matters in your life. Whether that means downsizing your living space, cutting unnecessary expenses, or letting go of material possessions that no longer serve a purpose, the benefits of a simpler life can be profound.

Of course, this doesn't mean that everyone should give up their homes and move into a cargo van like I did. It's important to find a balance that works for you and your individual circumstances. For some, minimalism might mean simply cutting back on unnecessary purchases or finding ways to simplify daily routines. For others, it might mean making more radical changes to their lifestyle.

The key is to be intentional about the choices you make and to prioritize what truly matters in your life. This might mean dedicating more time and energy to relationships, personal growth, or creative pursuits. It might mean letting go of certain expectations or societal pressures that don't align with your values or goals.

Ultimately, the path to a simpler, more fulfilling life will be different for everyone. It requires introspection, self-awareness, and a willingness to make changes. But if you're feeling burnt out, overwhelmed, or unfulfilled, it might be worth exploring the benefits of minimalism and simplifying your life.

And remember, it's never too late to make a change. Whether you're in your twenties or your sixties, there is always room for growth and transformation. So take a step back, reflect on what truly matters to you, and be open to the possibility of a simpler, more meaningful way of life.

If nothing else I said touches the meaty part of your brain, remember this: “I DID IT, YOU CAN TOO” #relentless

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Homeless, not hopeless. And here is how I made ends meet...

To pivot in life, it is crucial to be adaptable and resourceful. Life is full of unexpected changes, and it is important to make the most of these situations. The first step towards pivoting is to recognize that change is necessary and to welcome it with open arms. Although it can be a difficult process, having the right mindset can turn it into a transformative experience.

Being resourceful involves taking stock of one's skills, connections, and resources and utilizing them to find new opportunities. It also means being open to learning and taking on new challenges. Additionally, having no shame in being receptive to opportunities can help one make the most of any given situation and create new paths.

After experiencing a significant emotional event, it may be challenging to get back on one's feet. It's important to give oneself time to heal and process the event while also taking action. Seeking support from loved ones or professionals, practicing self-care activities, and setting new goals can be helpful. It's essential to remember that setbacks are a natural part of life, and with resilience and determination, one can overcome them.

The writer's personal experience illustrates that he successfully pivoted by being resourceful and adaptable. Despite living in difficult circumstances, he was able to achieve success by using his skills and connections to create opportunities. Consistency and mastery of his craft allowed him to build a strong reputation and network. By continuing to embrace change and leverage his resources, he excelled in various industries and fields.

“Against all Odds: A Journey Through a Lawless Land”

The East Coast of the United States now had no borders or state lines. Instead of pieces of a pie, the entire coast appears to be one big old barren, ruined city. And the only sound we hear now is the wind howling through the streets and deserted buildings, the only structures that remain after the solar meltdown. I hate to say it, but the Sun, the single most important asset to life on Earth… The Sun was to blame for all the death and destruction, and the few of us who survived knew it to be “God’s Will” instead of a calamity or a natural disaster. I guess that’s just our way of coping with it all. But today, the sun is friendly and manageable, even if it's so scorching hot as it blazes down on the cracked pavement where we stand. It's both weird and Godly all at once,  how it shimmers across the atmosphere in a kind of heated haze that makes it hard to see. Amidst the rubble, Dalia and I are simply two figures trudging forward, with our faces hidden behind gas masks.

Such is my routine nowadays, how my eyes scan the ruins for any signs of life, food, or drinkable water. My hair has grown thick and wooly, not just by nature, but because it's dry and brittle and dusty. The only thing that keeps it this way is only from perspiration, otherwise, I’m sure it would’ve broken off by now. Any resources that we’ve come across such as vaseline or lotion, if it hasn’t already dried up, I make sure Dalia has. I’m not thinkin' about my hair like I know she is.  Let me do the heavy lifting, like carrying this large backpack, or swingin' this machete if and when. My priorities are different, for sure, ready for any dangers that might arise.

Dalia’s hair is wild tho! But to me, it's her royalty cascading down her back in a tangle of knots. Despite her rough appearance, she moves with grace and agility that belies her tough exterior. Plus she’s got that crossbow strapped to her body. Play Russian roulette with her if you want to. My Queen’s fingers are nothing less than expertly tested and talented lethal weapons. And best believe she too is scanning the landscape for signs of prey.

We keep it movin’ through the city, and we encounter all manner of dangers. Mutant creatures still lurk in the shadows, also hunting for food. And there are the rival scavengers who roam the streets, searching for anything of value. Many of them are harmless, without weapons or the skills we have. But the default hasn’t changed for us, even if any of us out here are without, or without access to available resources, we haven't forgotten we’re still a black man and a black woman. And although we’re skilled survivors, we’re super clear that if God’s Will had not hit, it would be the same age-old story of bias and prejudice and racism. It’s not as if that all suddenly goes away simply because we had a calamity. 

For now, we’re driven by our accumulative experience and wisdom, nothing but scavengers ourselves, stumbling here and there but trying to stay consistent in our Westward journey, hoping that the rest of the country isn’t as bad as the east coast. Hoping that there are reserves of water or plant life somewhere. Without any communication, it's hard to tell, but we’re hopeful in this post-apocalyptic era of our lives. We’re hopeful that whatever God has left for us includes humanity's salvation.

For now, every new day is mission-accomplished. Another day of life while we travel through the tragic ruins of what we now look at as “the old world,” and we just believe. And that belief coupled with our hopes just might be the key to unlocking some new future, whatever that is.

JOURNAL ENTRY 209: Our journey is long as it is arduous, but we never lost sight of their goal. If she loses hope, I push her. If I fall off, she encourages me. We will continue to fight off raiders, we’ll navigate these treacherous terrains, and we’ll endure these harsh elements, but we will draw upon our collective wisdom. I believe this is Georgia where we’ve camped for a couple days, and we’ll pick up our things and continue on to Tennessee, according to our map and compass. But what we’re not gonna do is pass thru Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, or Texas. After all, I know there are survivors among us; I see that day after day. But with the tattered history of those states, we’re not willing to risk our lives now that the country seems to be lawless, with no policing. I know if this nation rebuilds, eventually there will be some sort of government put in place, but for now, we all we got.  

Here in Georgia, yet another ruined landscape, we found some protection under a bridge, an overpass that appears to be as deserted as its surroundings. But we won’t make the mistake of relaxing our own security measures. Naturally, if anyone reads this in the future, you’ve already seen our past run-ins. So you know what’s possible. And so we stand strong and stay vigilant.  For now, this is our hidden bunker that blocks the unreasonable and extremely scorching sunlight. Yes, we’re tired, but we will continue to be blessed, to restore, and to remain resilient. We’ll use our natural skills and ingenuity to overcome every obstacle. I hope I have the discipline to write many more of these entries, how it feels like I’m documenting the beginning of a new world. I mean, I hope it's not. I hope there's life out there on the West Coast and beyond. But there’s no tellin. I just feel that this should be a running document, and I get to be the reporter. This is life as we know it; nothing in the past matters. No more Internet, no more cellphones or TV. No more fancy cars or planes. You gotta walk, just like I gotta walk. So the playing field is somewhat even. Except for those who have taken it upon themselves to be authority figures. And I get it, some people were just born to be important, to be in the front holding the flag. But for Dalia and I, we’re loving the real things, like how the sun is bathing the city with its warm glow of light instead of the meltdown that nearly annihilated so many of us. But this nourishing sunlight feels normal to us when there’s nothing normal about this place looking like a ghost town. And if we can have many more days like today, I’m content with what it is, and the journey will be worth it. FULL-STOP

I’m taking one last look around as I stuff my notebook in my backpack, and then I’m on the first watch while Dalia catches some much-needed rest. We say “rest” because sleeping will put our lives at risk; the scavengers will swoop in and go for blood. After all, so many of them are living on the blood of others since drinking water is one of the missing resources. 

I can’t help thinking that this is ground zero and that there’s a new world we’ll need to create. And here we are (again), the original black man and black woman, the new Adam and Eve, forced to cope with the foul air with these gas masks, looking forward to our next healthy toke of clean oxygen, and hiding our resources from the hunters among us. It’s become a thing, the warm breeze that I’m feeling at this ungodly hour, and the symbol of freedom and hope that it resembles. Freedom and hope are all we’ve got to go on for the time being. That, and imagining a world. The journey has only just begun.

      

 

 

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We Are All Ants

I have grown addicted to the ant culture. In plain sight, they simply amaze me. I've seen YouTube videos of people pouring hot, molten mercury into large anthills, then excavating the ant colony from underground and cleaning off all the dirt for the big reveal. In all of the videos, I’ve realized one thing: there was a lot of work put into creating a virtual hotel underground. Then I thought about how all of the earth under our footfalls and roads is compacted, sometimes too hard to dig a shovel into. And yet these ants... They get into and through that first, and then they BUILD! Ants have long been used as a metaphor for hard work, resilience, and life in general. These tiny creatures have fascinated humans for centuries, and with good reason. Ants work very hard and don't give up. They work nonstop to build their colonies and gather food for their queen and other ants. Their behavior has been studied a lot and has even led to a lot of new ideas and inventions. But I don’t need “studies” to see the similarities between me, the workaholic, and the ant life.

But it’s not just me! When we look at ants, we see a reflection of the values that we as humans hold dear. Ants work diligently and tirelessly, never giving up despite the challenges that they face. They have an amazing ability to work as a team and help each other reach the same goal. In fact, working as a team is so important to ants that they have developed different jobs and ways to talk to each other to make sure they are all working together well.

Furthermore, ants are known for their resilience in the face of adversity. When their colonies are destroyed, they quickly rebuild and carry on with their work. They adapt to changes in their environment and find new ways to thrive. Because life is full of unexpected challenges and setbacks, adaptability and resilience are important traits to have.

Ants can also be seen as a metaphor for life in general. Just as ants work tirelessly to build and maintain their colonies, we too must work hard to achieve our goals and build a fulfilling life. Like ants, we must be resilient in the face of challenges and adapt to changes in our environment. We must also work together with others to achieve our common goals and support each other in times of need.

The next time you look at an ant or try to stomp one out? Try and see them differently, perhaps as a powerful metaphor for hard work, resilience, and life in general. They represent the values and qualities we humans value, and the way they act reminds us that success and happiness come from working hard, being tough, and working with others. By learning from the example of ants, we can better navigate the challenges of life and build a better future for ourselves and those around us.

I have grown addicted to the ant culture. In plain sight, they simply amaze me. I've seen YouTube videos of people pouring hot, molten mercury into large anthills, then excavating the ant colony from underground and cleaning off all the dirt for the big reveal. In all of the videos, I’ve realized one thing: there was a lot of work put into creating a virtual hotel underground. Then I thought about how all of the earth under our footfalls and roads is compacted, sometimes too hard to dig a shovel into. And yet these ants... They get into and through that first, and then they BUILD! Ants have long been used as a metaphor for hard work, resilience, and life in general. These tiny creatures have fascinated humans for centuries, and with good reason. Ants work very hard and don't give up. They work nonstop to build their colonies and gather food for their queen and other ants. Their behavior has been studied a lot and has even led to a lot of new ideas and inventions. But I don’t need “studies” to see the similarities between me, the workaholic, and the ant life.

But it’s not just me! When we look at ants, we see a reflection of the values that we as humans hold dear. Ants work diligently and tirelessly, never giving up despite the challenges that they face. They have an amazing ability to work as a team and help each other reach the same goal. In fact, working as a team is so important to ants that they have developed different jobs and ways to talk to each other to make sure they are all working together well.

Furthermore, ants are known for their resilience in the face of adversity. When their colonies are destroyed, they quickly rebuild and carry on with their work. They adapt to changes in their environment and find new ways to thrive. Because life is full of unexpected challenges and setbacks, adaptability and resilience are important traits to have.

Ants can also be seen as a metaphor for life in general. Just as ants work tirelessly to build and maintain their colonies, we too must work hard to achieve our goals and build a fulfilling life. Like ants, we must be resilient in the face of challenges and adapt to changes in our environment. We must also work together with others to achieve our common goals and support each other in times of need.

The next time you look at an ant or try to stomp one out? Try and see them differently, perhaps as a powerful metaphor for hard work, resilience, and life in general. They represent the values and qualities we humans value, and the way they act reminds us that success and happiness come from working hard, being tough, and working with others. By learning from the example of ants, we can better navigate the challenges of life and build a better future for ourselves and those around us.

 

BECAUSE YOU’RE TRYING TO IGNORE, GET PAST, or SWEEP AWAY SLAVERY AND IT’S WICKED RESIDUAL EFFECTS!

Throughout American history, the legacy of slavery has been pervasive and destructive, and its effects still linger in society today. It is well-documented that several US Presidents, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, and Andrew Jackson, were slave owners. The fact that these individuals are celebrated for their contributions to American society is a sobering reminder of the country's history with slavery. Despite owning slaves, some of these presidents are still memorialized through US currency, statues, and holidays. The national anthem, too, was written by Francis Scott Key, a slave owner who had racist views. The anthem is played at most major events in the country, which is nothing less than a lie, in its greatest form. It is time to ask ourselves why we are still accepting this and what needs to be done to correct the situation so that we can live a better life while there is still sand in our hourglass.

In America, the effects of slavery are still visible today, as entitlement and privilege still exist and make it hard for people of color to get the resources they need. This includes the unfair treatment of African American prisoners, who continue to serve decades-long or even life sentences for drug crimes such as cocaine, while their white counterparts were charged differently and were released. The $20 bill, which is still in circulation and bears the likeness of President Andrew Jackson, a known slaver, is a stark reminder of the violence and brutality of slavery. Statues of Confederate soldiers are all over the country, and they are a reminder of the horrible things those men did to black people.

Disenfranchisement and lack of access to resources are the modern-day equivalents of lynching, as they put a noose around the necks of marginalized people of color and make it difficult for them to live and thrive. While equitable correction is possible, it has not yet taken place. Recent "relief funding" went mainly to white Americans and businesses, which just keeps the cycle of systemic inequality going.

The impact of slavery in America is still felt today in the country's history of segregation, racism, and systemic inequalities, as well as the continued trauma and psychological harm inflicted upon African Americans. The fact that the national anthem, written by a slave owner, is still performed daily at major events in the country is evidence of this impact. African Americans have suffered a lot because of slavery, and it's time to recognize that and work toward making society more fair and just for people of all races.

And I know you all don't wanna read this, but here it is:

Here’s what our value looked like on the auction block: Slave Names included Sunday, age 45, price $800 Sary, age 43, price 500 Amaritta, age 21, price $100 Marian, age 19, Price $100 Bella, age 17, price $100 Hector, age 7, price $500 Affy age?, Price $300 “Infant” $50 Big Ben, age 55, price $200 Tenah, age 26, price $1000 Young Ben, age 23, $1200 some of these slaves were noted as field hands, competent drivers, carpenter, prime field hand…

As a Black man who has beaten the odds to earn access to resources and has done well in his entrepreneurial journey, I believe it is important to help others who are behind me. If we know that reparations are real and that acquiring business credit and grants is possible, then why not take some time to give effort to keeping everyone on the same page with factual data? We will not sweep this issue under the rug, no matter how hard people like Candace Owens fight against it. While I cannot fight for every other nationality, religion, or sexual preference, I can fight for the acknowledgment of the deep roots of slavery in America and its far-reaching consequences. It is time to take action to address the systemic inequalities that have resulted from this legacy of slavery, including reparations for those who have suffered and continue to suffer from its effects. It is only by acknowledging the truth and taking meaningful steps towards change that we can move forward as a more equitable and just society. - RELENTLESS

 

BTW- DID YOU KNOW?

DID YOU KNOW...

When it no longer feasible for slave-catchers to bring slaves to the US by ship, slave traders in the US, including slave-Masters engaged in "breeding."

Slave breeding, also known as "breeding slaves," refers to the practice of deliberately mating enslaved individuals in order to produce offspring who could be sold into slavery for profit. This practice was widespread in the United States during the early 1800s, particularly in the southern states where slavery was most prevalent.

Slave breeding was a brutal and dehumanizing practice that involved the deliberate manipulation of human bodies for profit. Enslaved women were often considered nothing more than reproductive machines, and their ability to bear children was exploited for economic gain. In fact, the breeders themselves, whether slave masters or slave owners also engaged with Black women slaves, for their on-demnd pleasure. We see much of this in films, and we shake our heads and try and brush it from our minds, but it was the reality in the days when slavery was goverened and permitted here in the US, and even in the years after slavery was abolished.

Enslaved men were also often subjected to breeding, either by being paired with specific women or by being used as stud animals.

Slave breeding had several goals, including expanding the slave labor force and increasing the profits of slave owners. Slave owners who engaged in breeding hoped to produce children who would be more valuable as slaves due to their physical strength, intelligence, or other desirable traits.

The practice of slave breeding was morally reprehensible and a clear violation of human rights. It perpetuated the dehumanization and exploitation of enslaved individuals and their families, and it contributed to the perpetuation of slavery as an institution.

After the Civil War and the abolition of slavery, slave breeding was outlawed and became a thing of the past. Today, the legacy of slavery and its impact on American society remains a deeply complex and controversial issue.

DID YOU ALSO KNOW:

INTERESTING TO NOTE: John Adams (president from 1797-1801) owned just 2 slaves,

where the president before him had over 200, and those after him had hundreds upon hundreds.

 

Also America, you 've got a WICKED PAST!

in 1901, there were 105 blacks lynched

in 1902, there were 85 blacks lynched

in 1903 there were 84 blacks lynched

in 1904 there were 76 blacks lynched

in 1905 there were 57 blacks lynched

in 1906 there were 62 blacks lynched

in 1907 there were 58 blacks lynched

in 1908 there were 89 blacks lynched

in 1909 there were 69 blacks lynched

in 1910 there were 67 blacks lynched

But, these were just the most recent lynchings.

Fact is, btw 1877 & 1950 more than 4000 racial terrorized lynchings in america. That's more people than those who died in 911.

Meanwhile, black soldiers were used in this country's war, but were coming home to more racial injustice, more disrespect, and more... lynchings.

 

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