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We Think, Therefore We Are…

January 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We think (bad about ourselves), therefore, we are (bad to each other). African descendants in America may not be aware of salient political issues, but we sure do love to discuss relationship issues–purely from a position of blame. “What’s wrong with (insert Black men or Black women here)?” Open a discussion on the minute... [Read more...]

Auburn University Wins, The Black Community Loses…

January 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I saw the final score of last night’s NCAA championship game where Auburn University defeated the University of Oregon, I sent a tweet to my friends that said, “Congratulations.  Your plantation was the strongest tonight.” As the southerners who love Auburn football celebrate their championship, they may want to... [Read more...]

Are you fiddling while the ‘hood is burning?

January 8, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Students of classical history are familiar with the old axiom of Nero fiddling while Rome burned, and for those who are not, it simply means that leadership preoccupied with the frivolous often preside over a declining state of affairs. Today this term has a likewise axiomatic meaning, as some in Black leadership posture for... [Read more...]

Is the ‘Rooney Rule’ still relevant in the NFL?

January 8, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) History has a wonderful way of righting its wrongs. A person in South Africa no longer lives with the oppression of apartheid, Americans have a black president and sports can no longer be compared to slavery as it has often been suggested. Never before have the atrocities of man been more transparent than with the advent of... [Read more...]