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To Escape Self-persisted Captivity: Emphasis on Black History & Action is Essential…

January 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On February 13, 2012, renowned actor Laurence Fishburne will narrate a PBS documentary, Slavery By Another Name. The documentary will show that slavery in America did not end in 1865 with the Emancipation Proclamation as the majority of people have been led to believe.  Rather, with the federal government’s quiet complicity,... [Read more...]

Segregation Down…. Not Quite: Looking at the Whole Non Post-Racial Picture…

January 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A recent report from Harvard University professor Edward Glaeser and Duke University professor Jacob Vigdor finds segregation against Blacks is at the lowest level since 1890. The study looked at census results dating back to 1890. The professors make their finding based on the black suburbanization, gentrification, access to... [Read more...]

Ever Wonder Why Black History Month Is the Shortest and the Coldest Month of the Year?

January 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Have you ever wondered why February is Black History Month, the coldest and the shortest month of the year? Here is why.   It was begun by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. At first it was called Negro History Week, and was observed during the second week in February in honor of Abraham Lincoln, whose birthday is February... [Read more...]

The AA Woman (Assertive Aggressive) – Real Talk Relationships.

January 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It has been awhile I know… I apologize… We on a new year while most things remain the same some things are changing.  I’m not going to expect everyone to agree with what I say. Everything just ain’t for everybody. I truly am one man with an opinion.  You don’t have to agree. You don’t even... [Read more...]

My People, My African-Americans…

January 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you proud of your African-American culture?    Many sociologists allege humans are born without culture. For virtually anyone, culture begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer groups and mass media. This lesson follows the general process by which people develop their personalities... [Read more...]

Affirmation of Black History…

January 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During Black History month, students are bombarded with facts about the important attributions African Americans have contributed to society. We learn that African Americans were not  just main contributors to the civil rights movement, but in government, engineering, and the medical field as well. One aspect we need not leave... [Read more...]

Alfalfa Club: When Women Decided to Work like Men…

January 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Saturday night at the Capital Hilton, McPherson Square’s angry and frustrated young women of Occupy D.C. took to the streets alongside their angry and frustrated young men to bare their breasts and bleat in protest against the nation’s elite politicians and businessmen partying at the Alfalfa Club’s posh annual soiree.  While... [Read more...]

Black Folks, Cash Flow 2012…

January 30, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With all the talk about the economy relative to the rich and the poor, tax inequity, disparities in employment, and high prices for the necessities of life, one very important consideration for Black people in the U.S. is cash flow – both individual and collective. Simply put, cash flow projections tell us how much cash is... [Read more...]

The Help/Red Tails – Hollywood’s Passionate Penchant for Race Baiting Storylines…

January 30, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2011 winner of the “Most Controversial Movie” award proved to be a big winner at last night’s SAG Awards. The Help snagged statues for best ensemble cast, best actress, Viola Davis, and best supporting actress Octavia Spencer. In Spencer’s acceptance speech she thanked the women, like the one she played in The Help,... [Read more...]

This Time President Barack Obama Literally in Gun Toters’ Sights…

January 30, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The bullet-riddled tee shirt of President Obama posted brazenly on Facebook by seven semi-automatic gun toting men among them a Peoria, Arizona, police sergeant was much more than the by now standard non-stop litany of racist cartoons, depictions, web postings, and kooky loose talk threats against President Obama. The gun-toting... [Read more...]

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