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All The Way In or All The Way Out, Part 2 “Black People”

March 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is nothing that says that Black people have to exist. The entire demographics of the nation can be changed. How many Native Americans are still around?  Their numbers are fewer than our own, yet they have land that they can call their own, and protected commerce on that same land. What do we have aside from our own holiday... [Read more...]

HBCU Grads Earn Less than Black Students from White Universities, But Why?

March 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A 2007 study by Roland Fryer and Michael Greenstone has found that graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) suffer a wage penalty relative to their counterparts who attend Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs).  The authors conclude that in comparison to black students who attend PWIs, graduates of... [Read more...]

Credit Card Debt – How to Get Out From Stress and Depression…

March 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Aside from being in a deep financial turmoil, there are other effects of getting into huge credit card debt. You will be stressed out, depressed and irritated all the time. You cannot even sleep at night since your debts will keep haunting you even when you go to bed. When stress and depression govern your life, chances are you... [Read more...]

Star of Food Network’s Big Daddy’s House… First cookbook from Aaron McCargo, Jr…

March 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Aaron McCargo, Jr. is one of Food Network’s fastest-rising stars. After winning season four of The Next Food Network Star, McCargo went on to launch his own show, Big Daddy’s House, in August 2008. It was immediately ranked the #1 show in the Food Network’s popular Sunday “weekend block” and can now be... [Read more...]

Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg and Intergenerational Black Male Dysfunctionality…

March 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a fan of hip-hop, I couldn’t help but appreciate the talent of the rapper Wiz Khalifa out of Pittsburgh.  Fresh off the release of his new album, “Rolling Papers,” Wiz appears to be on the top of the hip-hop world.  The first thing I thought about when I heard Wiz Khalifa’s style is that he sounded remarkably similar... [Read more...]

27% of African Americans Have Less Faith in Obama After Libya Attack…

March 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBllackMan.com) According to a recent survey conducted by YourBlackWorld.com,  27.3% of African American respondents claim that President Obama’s most recent actions in Libya have reduced their faith in his leadership ability.  Roughly 20.8% of respondents claim that the Libyan intervention has increased their faith in Obama’s leadership. ... [Read more...]

A Message to my brothers (and sisters): LOCKDOWN…

March 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The truth is that the most effective way to avoid incarceration is to not participate in crimes and illegal activity.  I understand the argument about drugs and the implications on the black community, but knowing all of that, why is it we continue to commit crimes?  Not all of the incarcerated black men (or women) are addicts... [Read more...]

In a Puff of Smoke… “P-diddy, Yes Puff Daddy”

March 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a previous post, (Un)Holy Hip Hop?!!, I spoke out against Christians who have condemned Holy Hip Hop and Gospel Go-Go to a place of no return.  The argument on which I made my case is that since music, much like man, was originally created with a Godly purpose; it, much like man, can be redeemed and called back to that purpose... [Read more...]

Hypocritical Me… (Christian Rap)

March 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I wrote In a Puff of Smoke, I confessed a contemptuous intolerance for Sean “P. Diddy/Puff Daddy” Combs.  Such contempt, I’ve come to realize, is incorrect according to the love of Christ that I claim to abide by. Taking it a step further, I must admit that I’ve turned a blind eye in judgment to an artist that I’ve... [Read more...]

Black Male Incarceration and the New Jim Crow…

March 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “More African American men are in prison or jail, on probation or parole than were enslaved in 1850, before the Civil War began,” according to Michelle Alexander, a law professor at The Ohio State University.  Alexander is the author of an interesting new book called “The New Jim Crow:  Mass Incarceration in the Age of... [Read more...]

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