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President Obama: Does he owe Black America?

February 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When our Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution, it was for all people. The Preamble reads: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and... [Read more...]

Thy Next Black Woman Meme: Study No More, Here you go.

February 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Washington Post is back with its third installment of its groundbreaking research on Black women. This installment focuses on Black women being healthier and happier with their weight and looks more than other women. While I agree a little more with this assessment of Black women there remain glaring areas of study overlooked,... [Read more...]

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – Houston, TX.

February 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Led by Robert Battle in His Inaugural Season as Artistic Director, Returns to Houston March 2-4, Presented by Society for the Performing Arts Programs to include Home by Hip-Hop Choreographer Rennie Harris; Paul Taylor’s Arden Court; Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16; Robert Battle’s Takademe,... [Read more...]

African American Women and their Motivational Quotes-National Women’s History.

February 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A couple of years ago, I was in the office of Attorney Janice Mathis, Executive Director of the Rainbow Push in Atlanta and saw this quote on the wall.  “I am but one, but I am one.  I can’t do everything, but I can do something.  What I can do.  What I ought to do, with God helping me, I will do.” After reading it... [Read more...]

Racial History, Never live a lie.

February 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Sometimes there are days when I wonder what life would have been like had I not committed myself to the never-ending, thankless task of advocating for the Black community.  Don’t get me wrong, I love what I do and I love the people for whom I do it.  It’s difficult to live in a world, though, where White folks label you... [Read more...]

Blaxploitation, Yes Protecting the Black Image.

February 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) At the start of the film industry, Blacks were relegated to disparaging roles, including the roles of overweight, ignorant maid, such as the one portrayed by Hattie McDaniel. To this day, many African Americans continue to celebrate the awarding of an Oscar to McDaniel as though the taking of that role was groundbreaking and... [Read more...]

Rick Santorum, It’s Called Separation of Church and State.

February 28, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Republican voters in Michigan and Arizona are picking who they want to represent them against President Obama come November 3, 2012. The top two choices are between the aloof businessman who feels he’s entitled to the nomination and a former Congressman who has escaped political obscurity to become a champion for the far right... [Read more...]

President Obama: Closing Minority Business Development Offices.

February 28, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black Americans continue to stand by President Barack Obama, despite how he and his minions treat us. Nine of every 10 African-American voters have “got the president’s back” but there is still discussion as to whether President Obama has got the backs of Black Americans in return. At this stage of the Obama presidency... [Read more...]

Missional Miscues of Hope: The Church is Wild.

February 28, 2012 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Lies on the lips of a priest Thanksgiving disguised as feat - Jay-Z, “No Church in the Wild”   The preacher want me buried why? Cause I know he a liar Have you ever seen a crackhead, that’s eternal fire - Tupac, “Blasphemy” Is there any doubt that today the Catholic Church is seen by many people on the inside... [Read more...]

Reality TV star Omarosa, An ordained minister.

February 28, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Reality TV star Omarosa O. Manigault has recently been ordained as a minister, after serving as assistant pastor at the Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. She was approved unanimously for the post, with everyone on the ordination committee apparently more concerned with Omarosa’s celebrity status than her... [Read more...]

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