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Terrell Owens; Five Things We Can Learn from Terrell Owens Dire Financial Situation…

October 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Terrell Owens has quite the financial burden on his shoulders at the moment. At the height of his career, he was earning millions of dollars and thriving in the NFL. To complement all of his success, he spent money like it was going out of style. Fast forward fifteen years later, T.O. is realizing that money doesn’t fall from... [Read more...]

Social Media Wars – Unthink – Taking direct Aim at Facebook…

October 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When a lot of noise is made about something it’s either because it’s really good or because its really bad. At this point it is too early to tell just yet how the debut of this new Social Network will directly affect the other networks, namely Facebook. The concept however, has taken root and it has garnered a lot... [Read more...]

Herman Cain and Racial Politics…

October 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If there’s one thing I admire about Herman Cain — and truth be told, there is only one thing I admire about Herman Cain — it’s his chutzpah. That, as the great Leo Rosten observed, is the kind of gall it takes to murder your parents and then throw yourself on the mercy of the court because you’re... [Read more...]

Bryant Gumbel commits a Flagrant 2 foul…

October 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Decorated journalist Bryant Gumbel offered a scathing and controversial commentary on David Stern’s handling of the National Basketball Association’s lockout negotiations. Last week on HBO’s “Real Sports,” Bryant Gumbel said Stern; the commissioner of the NBA is an, “ego-centric commissioner [who] always seems eager... [Read more...]

Dr. Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson Yes Dying to Succeed…

October 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Ent., Misc., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Listening to the courtroom testimony in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician facing charges in the death of music superstar Michael Jackson, one cannot help but feel sorrowful. It has become apparent that Jackson was addicted to powerful drugs and was so driven to succeed that he placed his own life in jeopardy. It did... [Read more...]

Sunday Sunday Only Preachers?

October 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As I observe the police crackdown of the Occupy movements from Atlanta to New York and from Oakland to Chicago, I am troubled. Namely for two reasons the first being how inept many of us African Americans are in supporting and understanding the axiological meaning of the protest and second, how fickle, taciturn and downright... [Read more...]

Blacks Land Loss, The Future unknown…

October 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) An old African proverb goes like this: “A people without their land will be a people without a future.”  Way before the current housing mortgage crisis that disproportionately has negatively impacted Black Americans, there had been a 20-year steady pace of land loss in the majority of Black communities across the... [Read more...]

Real Talk Relationships (The “I” woman)…

October 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let me preface this by saying a lot of what I talk about will be from a Mans perspective BECAUSE IM A MAN… *shrugs* I’m Not insensitive to what women feel… or their needs. I just try to get women to look at whatever differently… Not like a man… But DIFFERENT! And if you ask my opinion you best to... [Read more...]

Lawrence O’Donnell, A Real Challenge To The Racists at MSNBC…

October 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) No one should be surprised that the media has invested all of its might to lynch Herman Cain now that has become a front-runner in the GOP presidential primary. Nearly 3 weeks ago the liberal writers at Saturday Night Live lampooned him for not having a chance. Since then, Americans have taken notice of his pragmatic approach... [Read more...]

The Next Crisis; College Costs, Loans & Losses…

October 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As the title of this post indicates… You can’t keep up with the Joneses anymore. Why: Because that shit is too damn expensive. Today the DOW jumped nearly three percent to close at 12,209. That’s the first time the Dow has closed above 12,000 since August 1st. The DOW, S&P and the NASDAQ all closed at three month highs.... [Read more...]

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