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Thank You First Lady Michelle Obama…

December 31, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Thank you First Lady for staying true to yourself and remaining focused on your goals of health and fitness for both children and adults. You are a shining example of courage and the beauty that illuminates from you is a positive role model not only for black women, but for women around the world. Far too often, black women are... [Read more...]

Ron Paul Newsletter, Get The Story Correct…

December 31, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In his latest attempt to deflect criticism for racially insensitive newsletters written in the first person and signed with his name in the 1980s and ’90s, Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul now says, “only eight to ten sentences were offensive.” While Paul wants the public to know that he didn’t... [Read more...]

Kwanzaa Day 6 – KUUMBA – Creativity…

December 31, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What is creativity? The ability to sing, to dance, to write, to act? Yes, it is all that, and more. It’s something that we all contain within our core. We can bring forth life and we can bring to life ideas, visions and sounds from the teeming thoughts with which our minds abound. The artist who is a genius is the one who takes... [Read more...]

Bad Foods…

December 31, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Just about any “bad” food can be part of your weight loss plan if you stick to small enough portions. In fact, dietitians advise against banning your favorite treats. Depriving yourself of the foods you crave could set you up for failure. A better strategy is to set limits on quantity. Seductive foods seem to lurk... [Read more...]

Mitt Romney vs. Barack Obama…

December 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Iowa caucus is a sideshow — a good one, but a sideshow nonetheless. The one man who knows that is President Obama. He, and his reelection team, publicly slam the only challenger that can make the 2012 presidential race competitive, if not an actual horse race. That’s Mitt Romney. It doesn’t much matter how... [Read more...]

Black Women, The Great Hair Debate…

December 30, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My sister and I recently sat down to watch a show that we enjoy quite often called Millionaire Matchmaker.  The host of the show was setting up a session for a rich and distinguished black man and was in the process of considering black women who she thought would be of interest to him.  One stood out from the rest.  She was... [Read more...]

Ron Paul racist Newsletter…

December 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul accepted “some responsibility” Thursday for the racist newsletters that ran under his name in the 1980s and 90s. In an appearance on WHO Radio’s Jan Mickelson Radio Show in Des Moines, the Texas congressman Ron Paul downplayed the importance of the newsletters and claimed that... [Read more...]

Michael Jordan Engaged, 5 Questions Black People are Asking..

December 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) After NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan was engaged to long-time girlfriend Yvette Prieto this week, a lot of folks in the black community looked at their computer screens with a crooked neck.  Not that anyone is particularly interested in the personal life of Michael Jordan, but some were trying to make sense out of why this... [Read more...]

FEMA: Bush’s Katrina debacle still on display six years later, Obama blamed…

December 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Federal Emergency Management Agency mailed out over 83,000 debt notices this year to victims of Hurricane Katrina and other storms that occurred in 2005 during the administration of George W. Bush. The average FEMA debt from this period is about $4,622 per recipient, which many say is due to clerical errors. This has not... [Read more...]

Ron Paul: The Living Embodiment of the Third Party…

December 30, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s do a mash up of completely divergent public figures who in totally different stratospheres fascinate and enthrall, and sometimes antagonize, Evelyn Lozada and Ron Paul.  In the lexicon of the glamorous, yet troubled, Lozada of the Real Basketball Wives, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, the wiry-framed libertarian,... [Read more...]

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