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The LeBron to Miami Free Agency Decision…

July 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Business, Misc., News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Curt Flood and Oscar Robertson Must Be Proud… Amid much fanfare, pomp and circumstance, free agent superstar, LeBron James, made his decision. It was a little too much fanfare for some, but you can do that when you’re the game’s best player. And for his age, he is the NBA’s best player. He wasn’t on the NBA’s... [Read more...]

Boondocks Obsession with the N-word…

July 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Ent., Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) No American minority group has been caricatured as often and in as many ways as blacks. The entertainment media, from vaudeville to television, has portrayed blacks as happy-go-lucky idiots, dangerous thugs, and any definition of a n**ga one could fathom. The industry has degraded the black community for years, simply to make... [Read more...]

African-Americans must still make the choice to be free…

July 17, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) African-Americans have made extraordinary gains in our society in spite of a history of unfair treatment.  But at this time, African- Americans are facing major problems and issues.  African-Americans are at a loss as to what direction to take to build upon their achievements and move toward full emergence.  The powerful... [Read more...]

The NCAA is a destructive force for African Americans…

July 17, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Why athletes need to demand a piece of the money they earn… I’ve said it once and I’ll keep on saying it: The NCAA is an incredibly destructive force within the African American community. The league, which professes to offer opportunities to “educate” players, often turns into a pathway to broken dreams, empty... [Read more...]

Gates ‘teachable moment’ one year later: What have we learned?

July 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Politics

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last year, our nation was brought to a standstill over an otherwise uneventful confrontation between a police officer and a professor. That professor’s name was Henry Louis Gates Jr. To our surprise, we then watched this non-event become the national spectacle, as the police officer soon learned not to mess with an angry... [Read more...]

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