2011 November : ThyBlackMan

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What Lesson is Your Life Offering Right Now?

November 27, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This week, I challenge you to consider the lessons your life is offering you right now. I say, “offering” because God offers lessons, but it is up to us to learn from them. If we don’t learn, the same lessons are offered again and again. Through both frustrations and exciting times, there is something for you... [Read more...]

Tim Tebow, Sarah Palin why the hate?

November 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Tim Tebow is really annoying to certain people in a Sarah Palin sort of way.  Whenever Tim or Sarah shows up, an uncomfortable feeling accompanies him or her, and it’s called conviction.  One definition for “convict” is “to impress with a sense of guilt.”  That is precisely what Tim Tebow and... [Read more...]

Ron Paul and Farmers align as one…

November 26, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Iowa component of the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential campaign announced new members of its “Farmers for Ron Paul” nationwide coalition formed to energize voters in America’s unrivaled agricultural sector. The new “Farmers for Congressman Ron Paul” members hail from Warren, Pocahontas and Jackson Counties. “I support... [Read more...]

100 HBCU’s; Fighting Proposed Spending Cuts, etc…

November 25, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A coalition of more than 100 colleges and universities are fighting to persuade Congress and the special supercommittee not to cut $85 million or more in federal funding. The coalition consists of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO), the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and the United... [Read more...]

Herman Cain who is black…

November 23, 2011 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I totally get it now. It can’t be mentioned enough that Republican presidential “candidate” Herman Cain had a lucrative gig as a motivational speaker for many years In that context, everything he says about himself can be viewed as a positive affirmation, the kind that people say to themselves in the mirror... [Read more...]

Rick Scott and 2012 political elections…

November 23, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unlike other high profile tea party governors like Rick Snyder of Michigan, Ohio’s John Kasich and Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has largely flown under the national media radar. Scott has made some waves with some of his policies, which while popular with the tea party, have helped make him, along... [Read more...]

An open letter of apology to Black Men in hopes of Reconciliation.

November 23, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Black Man, I have become a woman that you no longer recognize. I have allowed our enemy to impregnate me with his ideas and thoughts. I have allowed an illusion of independence to keep us separated. I have fooled myself into believing that my degrees places me degrees above you. I humbly come to you asking forgiveness. I... [Read more...]

Super Committee: Legalize and Save Billions…

November 23, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Save our souls and our nation by legalizing your way to deficit reduction, would be my recommendation to the Super Committee members attempting to curb our national debt and bolster the economy.  Ending the war on drugs—pragmatic, sensibly humane and post racial—would alone save our nation billions of dollars.  The Cato... [Read more...]

ATLiens and Liverpudlians: OutKast Meets The Beatles…

November 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The dudes from the ATL grew up eating fish and grits. Fish and chips were a common childhood fare for the lads from Liverpool. Both groups became famous for songs with similarly affirmative refrains: The “Yeah, yeah, yeah” of the Liverpudlians is translated to “O-yea-yer” in ATLien speak.  I love a great rock band. And... [Read more...]

Brunch Anyone?

November 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I want to know why folks are trying to starve the babies.  Okay that may be a little over the top, but seriously what were they thinking? Let me just start by saying that when growing up and attending school in the 70’s and the 80’s one thing was certain, breakfast was breakfast and lunch was lunch.  Breakfast was held... [Read more...]

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