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For Colored Men Who Are Blamed For Genocide: The Male Bashing is Enuf…

November 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s not that Black men in general hate Black women. Truthfully, a small percentage of Black men may dislike Black women, just as a small percentage of Black women may dislike Black men. But there is money in pandering to the hatred of Black men. There always has been. Since the founding of this nation, there have been cartoons,... [Read more...]

For black men who have considered homicide after watching another Tyler Perry movie…

November 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Ent., Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Can anyone name a movie that came out recently starring a black man who wasn’t a sociopath? Someone who had a terrific screen presence, like a young Paul Robeson? And he portrayed a character who was complex and fully drawn? Did he respect black women, too? Anybody saw that movie? I didn’t. But surely it’s... [Read more...]

For Colored Girls and the Demonization of African American Men…

November 7, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I went to see “For Colored Girls,” the exciting new film made by the great Tyler Perry.  I love Tyler’s work, most of the time, and I’ve defended him on multiple occasions when he’s come under attack for the nature of his films.  Spike Lee is one particular Tyler Perry hater that I’ve taken... [Read more...]

Jay-Z’s ‘Big Pimpin’ regret provides ‘blueprint’ for hip-hop…

November 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Ent., Misc., Music, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, Jay-Z, the man who created an anthem which shamelessly glorified pimp culture, “Big Pimpin“, acknowledged his own conflicted feelings about that song to the Wall Street Journal. “It was like, I can’t believe I said that. And kept saying it. What kind of animal would say this sort of thing? Reading... [Read more...]

Heisman Candidate Cam Newton Subject to Pay for Play Scandal…

November 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Cam Newton is a mega-star quarterback at Auburn University. His game is like no other, and there are quite a few experts who think he could win the Heisman Trophy. But his chances at the trophy have been undermined by recent allegations that a sports agent asked for money from universities in order to speak with Newton during... [Read more...]

From Crisis to Ruin…

November 3, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On the surface it may be hard to tell just how close that not only America, but also the entire globe had come to utter socio-economic disaster back in October 2008, but if no one digs any deeper of course, how could anyone know? Fact is, not only while within the eye of the storm but even in effect today, no one has answered... [Read more...]

“Drugs & Jail When All Else Fails”: The Psycho-Academic War Against Black Boys…

November 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Education, Fatherhood, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The professional nomenclature has now become household words. Children as young as six can now speak of “Ritalin,” and “ADHD” with stunning efficiency of what these words mean. Teachers and principals are telling single-parent mothers that their sons need “CYCLERT” and “ADDERALL.”... [Read more...]

An Electoral Mess…

November 2, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s be honest. The American voting process is a mess. Most Americans either proclaim a real understanding or they simply make no comment. But the reality is that many of us have no idea how the process works and even fewer understand the various propositions that are on state and local ballots each election. While too many... [Read more...]

What Black People Can Learn From the Facebook Movie…

November 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I went to see the film, “The Social Network” during my visit to New York City this week. I was in town filming my project with MSN called ‘The Invested Life‘ and interviewing some Obama Administration officials during pre-election coverage with Rev. Al Sharpton, so I was ready for a break. I knew the... [Read more...]

Drake: Non Thug Hip Hop.?..

November 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Drake is the front runner for my unofficial “ Rapper Least Likely To be Arrested ” award as a Hood conservative listener.   While sometimes listening to ( paradoxically ) Rick Ross and others waxing poetic about poison sold to their own people, Drake stands out and apart from this genocidal lyric crowd.   It not... [Read more...]

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