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Urban Families and The News Media.

February 28, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Urban families, without exception to race, color, or ethnic persuasion are ripe with nontraditional family units or “families in transition.”  This includes but is not limited to “live-in” relationships, stepfamilies, foster families, wards of the state in temporary living arrangements, as well as homeless families. Our... [Read more...]

Yes Severe Conservatives Equal Amero-Facist.

February 28, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the mid-1930s, Sinclair Lewis once stated that “When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying the cross.” I do not think that he was aware that his words would aptly describe many in the conservative party today from the halls of congress to the GOP presidential candidates. A while back Willard... [Read more...]

Whitney Houston in casket, and media.

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

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Media coverage of singer Whitney Houston’s funeral evoked a disappointment I often feel as a black woman in America. It reminded me that many elements of black culture are still viewed as exotic and, in some cases, disdained as such. Houston’s funeral, but for being broadcast live and attended by celebrities, seemed unremarkable... [Read more...]

Whitney Houston Secret Life.

February 27, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I swear folks really do like to show their behinds after someone has passed. No, I’m not talking about Bobby Brown and his entourage/uninvited family members, who decided to ignore the immediate family’s request that attendees bring only two or three additional guests to Whitney Houston’s funeral and then made a scene/spectacle... [Read more...]

Daddy Daughter Dance of Jacksonville.

February 27, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future”. Unknown The excitement and fun of this year’s dance will be remembered by young ladies until the next dance of 2013. Fueled by great music, classy food, new found friendships, and unstoppable dance... [Read more...]

Al Sharpton, Dr. King and Other Black Leaders, NYPD Targets.

February 27, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A recent report that New York City Police Department may have spied on Al Sharpton as he prepared to protest the acquittal of three police officers in the 2006 shooting death of Sean Bell brings back memories of a carefully-orchestrated national effort to discredit civil rights leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In... [Read more...]

Reparations, Yes My Black Family Land Stolen.

February 27, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We have often discussed the need for reparations for the 400 years of slavery. The contexts of the discussions continue on as if we never had a chance with any form of reparations. I discovered back in the 1990s that we indeed had a go with a form of reparations. The biggest problem was that we did not adequately exploit it nor... [Read more...]

Four Ways: To Really Stick To Your Diet.

February 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many of you who started January zealously committed to getting fit are close to crashing hard in February. Everyone who follows a diet has times when it is tough to stay motivated and that is when it is just too easy to give up. The most important aspect of maintaining a healthy diet isn’t the type of diet you choose, but... [Read more...]

Spiritual Intimacy, Yes in Your Marriage.

February 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most couples not only do not have a plan to grow together spiritually…they don’t even talk about it. Not long ago, we surveyed subscribers to our Good Advice Parent Newsletter in various areas of marital satisfaction. I wasn’t surprised that the area we found couples least satisfied was that that of spiritual intimacy.... [Read more...]

The Oscar: On Monday Morning, Viola Davis.

February 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, Viola Davis appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Oscar special, via the OWN network. I was mesmerized with her soul as a human being. Have you ever tapped in to the human spirit, and realized that you connected with the individual before you, though you can’t touch them? That is how I felt, while I watched Mrs. Davis in... [Read more...]

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