2011 September : ThyBlackMan

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Congressional Black Caucus, and Black America…

September 27, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I don’t know how many African American people came to Washington for the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference, but there were more than 5000 gathered at the dinner that featured President Obama as a speaker. Though the halls of the Washington Convention Center were full, and it did my eyes good to see... [Read more...]

Eleanie Campbell; Your Child Is a Gift and Not a Pawn…

September 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, Misc., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Okay I will make this nice, sweet and short. Fathers and mothers, please stop using your child or children as a pawn. When couples separate they sometimes tend to become emotional and the feelings they felt when they were creating their little bundle of joy are tossed out the window. When parents split they may argue about property,... [Read more...]

Americans, Our Future is Bright…

September 27, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Times are tough. Most Americans are experiencing the greatest financial crisis of their lifetimes and many are still struggling to find work. In times like these, it is easy to despair. Instead of supporting legislation to solve the jobs crisis, right-wing pundits and politicians are encouraging this gloom by claiming America... [Read more...]

An assault Black marriage?

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is there a systematic assault on Black marriage? Seemingly every week a new poll, study or blog reports disheartening statistics and commentary on the abhorrent conditions of Black men and Black women in the United States, adding fuel to the often fiery discussion of male-female relationships and its effect on the disappearing... [Read more...]

Eleanie Campbell; Fear Is a Mother For Ya.

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Speak in tense to we, us… Fear is such a powerful instrument that can be used to hold us back. Fear is an emotion that can literally grab a hold of a person leaving him or her feeling helpless, venerable and stagnate. Even after convincing ourselves that you can and will be successful at what you set your sights on, fear... [Read more...]

Troy Davis Case; Polls show President Obama should have spoken up.

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a recent Your Black World survey, the majority of African American respondents (56.9 percent) believe that President Barack Obama should have spoken on behalf of Troy Davis before his execution last week. Davis was put to death after a pile of questionable evidence emerged over the years showing that there is a very good... [Read more...]

Black Voters; President Obama Political Mistress, some say?

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This week, we released the results of a Your Black World Survey, in which it was determined that the majority of black respondents (56.9 percent) felt that President Obama should have spoken up on behalf of the late Troy Davis. Many throughout the world, including former FBI Director William Sessions and former President Jimmy... [Read more...]

Herman Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll, So GOP not racist then?

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain’s wipe out of the GOP presidential field in the Florida straw poll got much attention partly because he was so far behind presumptive GOP Presidential front runners Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. But it also got attention because it seemed to refute the relentless charge that the GOP is racist.... [Read more...]

Troy Davis; African Americans ignored his cries.

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This past week Troy Davis was executed in the state of Georgia. The event was both preceded and followed with loquacious disdain and vehement sadness. Georgia as a state has a history of disparities in executions when the defendant is an African American and the victim is white. That withstanding, the outrage that has manifested... [Read more...]

kYmberly Keeton; Soulja Boy is Caught Up-In The Net Generation…

September 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Ent., Misc., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was asked to write about DeAndre Cortez Way–aka- Soulja Boy. Something about the young rapper intrigued me, and I wanted to know why people disliked him so much after taking the assignment. I had to have some type of reference to make sense of this young man’s success in music today—and how it has backfired. The history... [Read more...]

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