Ole Israel Has Become A Serious Problem That We Need To Address.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Here are the facts. The United States CREATED some of the most severe problems currently going on in the Middle East by interfering in that part of the world and expecting the people in the region to just sit back and casually accept the U.S.’ racist view of reality. For example, the way that the State of Israel was created in 1948 set into motion a policy of Manifest Destiny... [Read the full story]
ESPN Stephen A. Smith’s GOP Delusion Is Nothing New.
(ThyBlackMan.com) ESPN host Stephen A. Smith has gotten quite a reputation for being a controversial tell-it-like-he-sees-it guy. That’s fine in sports punditry. He’s an ex-jock, and in that world pretty much any inanity will fly. But when Smith pursed his lips and ventured outside sportsdom to quip that blacks should vote GOP at least one election go round he proved once again that sports... [Read the full story]
Deadline.com’s Dangerous Take on Hollywood Diversity.
(ThyBlackMan.com) With the wild success of hit shows like Empire, Blackish, Fresh Off the Boat, How to Get Away with Murder, and Jane the Virgin, it feels like Hollywood is finally starting to get what so many of us knew all along; audiences want to see diversity. Yet somehow, at this exciting moment of progress for the industry, Deadline Hollywood found it appropriate to publish what can only be described... [Read the full story]
Hysteria Over Ole Ted Cruz Illustrates What We’re Up Against.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Wow! Can you believe how Ted Cruz is catching it from both sides in response to his powerful speech announcing his quest to win the White House in 2016? As expected, the Left is doing their typical thing calling Cruz extreme, stupid and crazy. Conservatives are taking shots at Ted Cruz because he has not mastered walking on water.
Folks, this is what you get when you have the cojones... [Read the full story]
Mediocrity Can Ruin Your Life.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I do not set your pace or status in life and you do not set mine. However, we both can do even better than we are doing. If you are surrounded by people who half-step and who only do the minimum in all they do, the chances are that you will fall into mediocrity as they rub off on you. If it is the norm in your circle, you will seem comfortable with it and fight to stay in that half-stepping... [Read the full story]
Ted Cruz’s Mission: Impossible.
(ThyBlackMan.com) So Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz is running for President of the United States? As a Democrat, this prospect is cause to celebrate. I’m planning to treat myself to a jumbo yellow cupcake. Monday was Christmas. Ted Cruz is a gift to the Democrats for 2016. His quest to be the leader of the free world is his own personal Mission: Impossible.
What does Ted Cruz have in common with Tom... [Read the full story]
Can You Trust Your Doctor’s Advice.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Today, even with Google, Ask and a host of other search engines putting the world’s medical information at our fingertips, many people simply run to the doctor when they get sick and trust whatever he or she says. And though sometimes the doctor is the best option, not always. It’s easy to let someone else think for us, but is that always wise? Am I saying do not go to... [Read the full story]
A Trip to London You Will Never Forget.
(ThyBlackMan.com) London is one of those cities that absolutely blows you away the first time you visit. You will not be able to believe all of the vibrant energy that the city produces. No matter what corner of the city you find yourself in, there is always something going on that is new and exciting. The largest city in England has more tourist attractions than you can shake a stick at. The city... [Read the full story]
If Ferguson Stays Ferguson, Ole Blacks Have No One to Blame but Themselves.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Ferguson will hold municipal elections April 7. The mayor and five of the six city councilpersons are white. Three are up for reelection. Since Michael Brown was gunned down by former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, the one loud refrain has repeatedly been how could a city where African-Americans make up the overwhelming majority of the population be policed by... [Read the full story]
Women Believe In Your Man.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Today as a veteran family and relationship counselor, mediator and life coach, I see all kinds of things you would not believe – or maybe you would, What I see all too often from African American women (and my next article will speak about men) is the lack of support they provide for the African American man of their choice. If you cannot believe in the man you are with, why... [Read the full story]
My final thoughts on Fox’s “Empire”, then I’m done.
(ThyBlackMan.com) One of the most interesting topics of conversation in my life over the last few days has been the hit Fox show, “Empire.” I confess that I haven’t been comfortable with the show from its inception, and I’m extremely uncomfortable with its director, Lee Daniels. Anyone who does some research into Daniels’ background of abuse and trauma might suspect that his odd, disturbing... [Read the full story]
Blacks Are in Denial About Ole Obama.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Last week I couldn’t help but watch with sadness the National Urban League’s annual “State of Black America” report being released at a press conference. This was their 39th annual report. According to their press release, “it has become the most highly-anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics (including... [Read the full story]
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