2012 January : ThyBlackMan

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You Who Do Not View Me as Your Equal Will Never Be My King…

January 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black Patriarchy & Womanism… I was reflecting on two things:  1) Why I identify as Black feminist and womanist, 2) Angie Stone’s song “Brotha”. Womanism as defined by Alice Walker who coined the term can be found here: “A woman who loves other women, sexually and/or nonsexually. Appreciates and prefers women’s... [Read more...]

REAL Pimping…

January 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We hear a lot about pimps and hustlers, and many of today’s youth tend to look up to and admire such men. But forget about pimping females for a minute. What I want to know is: are you ready to pimp your life? What I’m getting at is: what good is it to admire the guy who has pretty girls working strip clubs and corners... [Read more...]

Are there Israeli assassination teams in the U.S.?

January 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Andrew Adler, a Jewish publisher based in Atlanta caused an uproar last week that continues as news spreads on the Internet about his editorial piece in which he called on the Israelis to assassinate President Obama. In his opinion piece he asserted that President Obama is unfriendly to Israel. While most commentary has focused... [Read more...]

BHM A Reflection on Education and Heritage…

January 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black History Month (BHM) is often about a reflection of the past, but rarely a  projection of the future. Movies, documentaries, speeches and writings often  reflect where African Americans, Blacks, Negros or whatever term comforts  displays a brutal and challenging history. My contribution on the growth of Black youth has... [Read more...]

Ron Paul speaks on President Obama SOTU…

January 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is calling the president’s State of the Union address nothing more than a “campaign speech” that doesn’t measure up to his own views on the domestic reforms needed to turn the U.S. economy around. The Texas congressman “Ron Paul” has enjoyed a surge in popularity... [Read more...]

Debunking Charges of Racism & the GOP Debate in South Carolina…

January 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the afterglow of the lively, spirited debate last week in South Carolina, I woke up in my hotel room and scanned the morning reports on the event. Much to my surprise, many of the local online publications seemed to ignore or gloss over almost all of the content, context and concerns of the debate, and zeroed in on one issue–the... [Read more...]

Black Women: Badges of DIS-honor….

January 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here are a couple of titles that we as Black Women need to stop wearing like they are a badge of honor. 1. Baby Mama 2. Miss Independent 3. Jump off 4. Wifey 5. Bi** and the Baddest one at that! Baby Mama-Too many of us not only proudly wear this title, but we also STRIVE to be one! This seems to be the new occupation on the... [Read more...]

Preview; State of the Union…

January 24, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The President will address the Nation on the state of the Nation at 9 p.m. tonight. Political pundits and those with inside knowledge of  the President’s third and final speech before the election in November say President Obama will strike a populist tone and focus on the economy, taxes and the middle class. This is not new... [Read more...]

Angry Black Man, Maybe Not!

January 24, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As an educated man who is clearly a thinking person, I confuse a great number of people. To some, a thinking man should also be an extremely tolerant man. To others, a thinking man who writes critical pieces, should be a sounding board for those who disagree, and even for those who disagree with acrimony. But to the thinking... [Read more...]

Red Tails, The Real Tuskegee Airmen And George Lucas’ Comments…

January 24, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is an old story, a wild free-wheeling Top Gun, his wingman and their staid commander fighting the top brass on their behalf. We have seen this before, but this time the heroes’ faces are all Black. Red Tails is the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, WWII fighter pilots who fought discrimination at home to get into the air so... [Read more...]

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