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Wednesday, July 23, 2014


Hip-Hop’s contribution to black poverty…

July 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Ent., Misc., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hip Hop promotes blacks living beyond their means, skipping out on education… The debate has raged for centuries about whether art influences society or where society is influences art. In the case of popular hip-hop music, the “art” both creates and justifies society, even at it own expense. As more communities... [Read more...]

Expose the NCAA, not the athletes…

July 23, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The NCAA rule book is not the United States Constitution. If anything, the rule book supporting the bogus concept of “amateur athletics” is akin to the laws that supported Jim Crow, denied women suffrage and upheld slavery. The architect of the modern NCAA, the organization’s former president, Walter Byers, spelled out... [Read more...]

Do blacks feel betrayed by Obama’s silence on race?

July 23, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Obama has become a racial enigma. When it comes to the black/white divide in America, Obama is believed to be everything from Clarence Thomas to Malcolm X, depending on whom you ask. The right-wing identifies Obama as a radical black man who hates white people, and the progressive black community sees Obama as yet... [Read more...]

Rick Ross, educated brothers and The Big Meech syndrome…

July 23, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A gangsta-inspired double-consciousness? I think I’m Big Meech/Larry Hoover? Whipping work/hallelujah? One nation/under god ? Real n*ggas getting money from the fu*king start? –B.M.F (Blowin Money Fast) by Rick Ross featuring Styles P?? Earlier this month, Casey Gane-McCalla, a journalist, rapper, comedian and Facebook... [Read more...]

Can Usain Bolt Cross the Big-Money Finish Line?

July 23, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The world’s most talented and most popular track star finds that setting world records is easier than crashing the circle of top earners. Here’s what stands in his way to becoming a $10 million man. Usain Bolt may be the world’s fastest man, but so far he hasn’t sped to the $10 million annual income that... [Read more...]

Magic, Jordan and Barkley All Have a Problem With LeBron James?

July 22, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For some reason, NBA veterans have decided to start weighing in on the decision-making skills of LeBron James. First, there was Michael Jordan, who said that he would never join forces with other great players in order to go after a championship. Then Sir Charles Barkley (not known for the most brilliant commentary in the world)... [Read more...]

Make Your Marriage Rock – How to Make the Most of Your Marriage…

July 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The festivities are over, the guests have all gone and now you are finally man and wife. Sure you are enjoying the first flush of love but hey, marriage requires much more than just love to keep it going. There are a few steps that will ensure that you get by as smoothly as possibly, all that is required from your end is a little... [Read more...]

10 Most Common Mistakes Men Make with Women…

July 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So you’ve been trying very hard to woo that pretty, young thing, but nothing seems to be working for you so far? More than doing the right thing, it’s about not doing the wrong thing! Here are the mistakes no guy should ever make… Happy wooing! Being too much of a nice guy: Don’t overdo the nice guy act,... [Read more...]

SUPER RIGHTS.?..

July 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a newly minted super rights activist ( among endless other things ) I think we have a God ( or Intelligent Design ) given right to become MORE than what resumes or low expectations dictate.   Constitutional scholars and mystics may argue whether there is an inherent right to be ” super ” but that’s what... [Read more...]

Why I’m Not A Black Conservative…

July 19, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) THE TOP REASON WHY I’M NOT A BLACK CONSERVATIVE has nothing to do with opposing personal responsibility or private sector initiatives, two points I practice and promote. I don’t buy the fiction that only this side of the aisle has a monopoly on these values.   Conservatism has always been White nationalism, plain... [Read more...]

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