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Friday, February 5, 2016


Christian Talk

Line upon line and precept upon precept: God’s Holy Word is our blueprint for living. Line upon line and precept upon precept: God’s Holy Word is our blueprint for living.

(ThyBlackMan.com)  One thing I like about the Bible is that it is self-explanatory.  I do not understand why people say that the Word of God is so confusing.  Whatever... 


Understanding that Salvation Comes Only through Jesus Christ. Understanding that Salvation Comes Only through Jesus Christ.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Jesus said, “I am the light of the world.” (John 8:12)  Many times people are asked the question, “Are you saved?”  “Have... 


2016:  “The Year of the Lord’s Release”. 2016: “The Year of the Lord’s Release”.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Scripture Deuteronomy 15:1-6 1 At the end of every seven years thou shalt make a release. 2 And this is the manner of the release: Every... 


God Strengthens Us! God Strengthens Us!

(ThyBlackMan.com) God gives us strength as we follow His rescue plan, when the battles of life leave us spiritually weak, confused, devastated and drained.... 


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Relationships

Blacks Programming African Americans. Blacks Programming African Americans.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Be very careful who you allow to program your thinking and shape your perceptions. Clearly a ton of slave programming infected the African... 


No More Playing The Victim. No More Playing The Victim.

(ThyBlackMan.com) You cannot walk in victory and life a victorious life if you keep playing the victim. Yes racism exists sociologically, politically,... 


African American Unemployment Rates to Spike Upward due to another Recession! African American Unemployment Rates to Spike Upward due to another Recession!

(ThyBlackMan.com) Regardless of the what the talking heads say on television and governmental announcements to the contrary, 2016 will be the most challenging... 


Are Black Men Suffering in Silence? Are Black Men Suffering in Silence?

(ThyBlackMan.com) A childhood friend called me upset and very concerned last week, a friend of her 13 year old son made plans to kill himself as a New... 


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News

Sorting out Fact from Fiction about Hillary Clinton’s Iraq War Vote. Sorting out Fact from Fiction about Hillary Clinton’s Iraq War Vote.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Then Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2008 hammered her for it. 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders repeatedly hammers her for it. Even some have held up Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump opposition to the Iraq war to hammer her for it. The “it” is then New York Senator Hillary Clinton’s vote for the 2002 Iraq War resolution. That’s... [Read the full story]


Living In The Last Quarter Of The Obama Presidency As A Black Man. Living In The Last Quarter Of The Obama Presidency As A Black Man.

(ThyBlackMan.com) President Obama was elected in 2008,facing a “Depression” disguised as a “Recession”. He stated it would take 8 yrs before America would begin to recover from the Bush administration’s destruction of Americas economy. He had to face Wall st., which was holding America hostage, unless they got a bailout. America would suffer the consequences. Racism had... [Read the full story]


Black Lives: Standing on Sacred Ground. Black Lives: Standing on Sacred Ground.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Three unarmed Black men encountered a group of White men walking down a dirt road in Slocum, Texas on July 29, 1910. Without warning, and with no reason, the White men opened fire on the Black men. And for two days White men simply slaughtered Black people. Eight deaths have been officially acknowledged, but historians who have studied the Slocum Massacre say that it is likely that... [Read the full story]


Black History Month Serves Not Only To Educate, But To Inspire. Black History Month Serves Not Only To Educate, But To Inspire.

(ThyBlackMan.com) “Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” – Carter G. Woodson Carter G. Woodson was born in Virginia, 10 years after the fall of the Confederacy. Working as a sharecropper and a miner, he rarely had time to attend school until the age of 20. He would devote the rest of his... [Read the full story]


Donald Trump: Clueless About Ol Free Trade. Donald Trump: Clueless About Ol Free Trade.

(ThyBlackMan.com) One of Donald Trump’s talking points and biggest applause lines is how “they” — Japan, China and Mexico — are “beating us in trade” and are “taking our jobs.” He proposes tariffs, for example, on Chinese goods in retaliation for that country’s alleged “cheating.” To someone who is out of work in an industry... [Read the full story]


Thinking Is Always A Good Thing. Thinking Is Always A Good Thing.

(ThyBlackMan.com) A couple of years ago I reviewed a book by someone I know called Paid To Think by David Goldsmith. Even though I liked the book and said so, David didn’t quite like the review; hey, can’t win them all. The main concept of the book is the power of thinking. In the introduction of the book, he talks about the value of thinking before taking action. I’ve always agreed with that... [Read the full story]


How Many Februarys Will It Take for America to Believe Black Children Are the Future, Too? How Many Februarys Will It Take for America to Believe Black Children Are the Future, Too?

(ThyBlackMan.com) In 1986 Whitney Houston covered the George Benson hit, The Greatest Love of All, which he originally recorded for a film biography of Muhammad Ali. Stephen Holden of The New York Times wrote that Houston’s cover gave the “message of self-worth an astounding resonance and conviction…a compelling assertion of black pride, family loyalty and spiritual devotion, all at once.” Now... [Read the full story]


Bernie Sanders: And Why Socialism Is Bad. Bernie Sanders: And Why Socialism Is Bad.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Sadly, so many of you are supporting Bernie Sanders for President. Sanders is a self proclaimed socialist. So I must ask you Sanders supporters, do you actually know what socialism is? Do you know that socialism is neither good for you nor good for this country? Do you know that China and the former Soviet Union are or were both socialist countries? Did you know that Hitler called... [Read the full story]


Politics: The Art of the Pointless. Politics: The Art of the Pointless.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Is politics still the “art of the possible?” In America, today, it appears as if politics has become the art of the pointless. Congress finally passed a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, along with a defunding of Planned Parenthood, and sent it to President Barack Obama–for veto. None of the lawmakers who supported the bill thought the president would sign it, but Republican... [Read the full story]


Iowa was a Monster Win for Hillary Clinton. Iowa was a Monster Win for Hillary Clinton.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The conventional political wisdoms, that’s right wisdoms, not wisdom, about Hillary Clinton before Iowa went like this. One, she bombed badly in Iowa in 2008, losing to both Obama and John Edwards, therefore if she doesn’t do well in Iowa it will be 2008 all over again, and the wind will quickly taper to a faint breeze behind her campaign. Two, Iowa is one of the two whitest states... [Read the full story]


Voter Fraud: We See Ole Dead People. Voter Fraud: We See Ole Dead People.

(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s true folks. Patriot sister Sharron “Braveheart” Angle has taken on battling voter fraud; sounding the alarm that it is running rampant in America. What good is winning the hearts and minds of voters if we allow Democrats to steal elections? Sharron suffered the devastation of election corruption when she almost defeated Harry Reid in 2010. Illegals voted for Harry Reid.... [Read the full story]


Black Life: Liberals Continue to Distort the Truth About Abortion. Black Life: Liberals Continue to Distort the Truth About Abortion.

(ThyBlackMan.com) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood (the nation’s largest provider of abortions), wrote an opinion column noting the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion-on-demand in our nation. They claim that Republicans want to turn back the clock and take away “women’s right to... [Read the full story]


Are We Really 250 Years Away From Closing the Achievement Gap? Are We Really 250 Years Away From Closing the Achievement Gap?

(ThyBlackMan.com) This “wait” has almost always meant “never.” … “Justice too long delayed is justice denied.” —MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL This Black History Month, in honor of Dr. King’s legacy, a mentor-friend of mine, Peter Meyer, sent me an EducationNext report that shows that the achievement gap between blacks and whites first documented in the 1966 government-sponsored... [Read the full story]


Black History: The Glamor of Harriet Tubman, Deep to The Roots. Black History: The Glamor of Harriet Tubman, Deep to The Roots.

(ThyBlackMan.com) She stood gloriously, her hair swallowed by a red scarf, the strength and glory of her taut brown face a symbol of a beauty that does not fade. Still, I imagine, she likely wouldn’t make the cover of some glamour magazine today without an “extreme makeover” or perhaps a perm or touch of silky hair weave. And yet, Harriet Tubman, for me, represents the essence of... [Read the full story]


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