Black Money Business Jobs : Communities print their own currency to keep cash flowing

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  1. Knowledge Seed

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    A small but growing number of cash-strapped communities are printing their own money.

    Borrowing from a Depression-era idea, they are aiming to help consumers make ends meet and support struggling local businesses.

    The systems generally work like this: Businesses and individuals form a network to print currency. Shoppers buy it at a discount — say, 95 cents for $1 value — and spend the full value at stores that accept the currency. Click here for more

    Do you all think this is something viable for African Americans?
     
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    The Hasidim in Brooklyn have been doing this for over 100 years but after all the warnings from Elijah and Malcolm we still do not own the stores ans sources of food clothing and sheler in our communities across the nation

    hell, we don't even have a Black version of Kmart or Costco, so really who would accept it?
     
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    Brother Knowledge Seed ... Peace and Blessings,

    I don't know if it would work for us, but it's the kind of extreme (out of the box) thinking needed, to get us out of this mess we're in.

    At this point, I'm open to trying anything reasonably worthwhile, since nothing tried yet has delivered optimum results.

    Thanks for sharing!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    Knowledge Seed,

    First, thank God for the Internet, second, thank you my young brother friend for the continued effort to unite our people with innovative ways and pursuits for survival. Its just a matter of getting started, to answer your question.


    Black Wal-Street (Bombing of Tuslsa Oklahoma) http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/48159


    Susan Witt started printing her own money and spending it around town
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    Susan Witt is an middle-aged woman who drives a Volvo around her quaint Rockwell-esque town and has somehow managed to foment a small revolution. After the years of planning, Susan started printing her own money. She printed on fine-grain paper and distributed to banks. 835,000 worth of notes were printed. She is the founder of Berkshares, a local currency that was introduced last fall in Southern Berkshire, Mass.

    http://www.digitaljournal.com/artic...ing_her_own_money_and_spending_it_around_town


     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Real Truth!

    Originally Posted by Knowledge Seed
    Communities print their own currency to keep cash flowing
    ...time for Greenwood Ancestors
    http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/48159







    Thanks Brother Corvo for the Thank You, glad you appreciated my post, for real my brother friend...Its pass time for us to get started.


     
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    Did Black Wall Street have their own currency?
     
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    Really Brother, I'm not concerned with whether or not Greenwood had its own currency, more important is the question you asked in the thread, wouldn't you agree Seed?

    Its time to create or re-create some Greenwood's, from my vantage point...Peace In my brother friend, for real.

     
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    Clyde, you're a very intelligent man with a strong sense of intellectual vigor - evidenced by the fact that you wrote a book on what seems to be a very complex subject.

    With such mental wherewithal and such meticulous research capabilities - again evidenced by your book - I'm sure it is of very little trouble for you to find out whether or not Greenwood had their own currency.

    By providing this information to the community, we will know whether or not we can consult one of our own - possibly the descendants of Greenwood's residents - or if we will have to cross "enemy lines" and ask "the white man."
     
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    Seed, flattery gets you nowhere, but since you follow the principle in Napoleon Hill's book, Think and Grow Rich, here is a clue for you, on the money:

    http://www.bestcoin.com/images/5_07f.jpg

     
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    I never finished reading that book so could you enlighten me as to what principle I'm following?

    BTW, my name is KNOWLEDGE SEED, not "Seed." Use the full name, the initials KS or don't use it at all. Please and thank you...
     
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