2012 March : ThyBlackMan

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Nikki Giovanni visits Edward Waters College.

March 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 66 year old Nikki Giovanni; http://nikki-giovanni.com/ is honest and solid in her opinions about Black people (Negros) as she announces, education (every child needs a computer), gays, politics, technology (Negros must learn computers especially inner city youth), women’s rights, men’s responsibilities to their families,... [Read more...]

Mary Mary Joins the Ranks of Reality TV.

March 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are We Ready For Another Reality Television Series? Well apparently so because the musical duo, Mary Mary have now joined the ranks of other celebrities with reality TV shows. Erica and Tina Campbell make up the multi award winning Gospel duo Mary Mary. Mary Mary began their singing careers at a very young age singing in the... [Read more...]

From Bob Marley To Marcus Garvey To the Fighting Maroons of Jamaica.

March 23, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The uplifting, inspiring, empowering music of Bob Marley is to Dancehall what the rousing, revolutionary music of Public Enemy is to the pop tunes that dominate hip hop today. . . Bob Marley took the words, beliefs and rhythms of the Rastafarian movement and brought them to the Jamaican public, the American public and... [Read more...]

Bill Maher, Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke Freedom Of Speech.

March 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When Rush Limbaugh exercised his 1st amendment right to free speech and criticized Sandra Fluke for whining about paying for her birth control pills, Democrats and the liberal mainstream media pounced. Granted Rush used some harsh words to describe Sandra Fluke, but that was his first amendment right. What’s despicable is the... [Read more...]

Mike Woodson, Return to New York begins with a bang for an underappreciated pro.

March 22, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a young Big Ten basketball fan in the late 1970s, one of my favorite players was a silky-smooth swingman for Indiana named Mike Woodson.  Whenever an Indiana game was shown in the Detroit market, number 42 was my guy.  Woodson had a great collegiate career, en route to scoring 2,062 points from 1977-80, but his run with... [Read more...]

Adele & Lady Gaga: Forces to Be Reckoned with in Music.

March 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Women in the industry of music have it hard these days. Either they will bare it all or choose to be a one-hit wonder. Two women in music today command respect, sing what they want, and put it down on the microphone for their fans. Adele and Lady Gaga should be in your discography. Each of these ladies share one commonality,... [Read more...]

Black Men, R.S.V.P Anyone?

March 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is a lot of money in male bashing, especially regarding Black Men. I remember when the book “Waiting to Exhale” first came out, I read it and I saw the movie, and like every other Sister in there I cheered Angela Bassett on when she burned up all the Brother’s clothes and car. I cheered on Savannah (Whitney Houston’s... [Read more...]

Top 25 Things Single Black Fathers Should Know That Your Child’s Mother Would Probably Never Tell You.

March 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Involved single fathers, the one’s who pick up their children, keep them for the weekend or every other week are still sometimes left out in the cold when it comes the little things. Dads who care want more rather than less information about their children. They want to know that their children are safe, adjusting well and... [Read more...]

Trayvon Martin, Troy Davis, George Zimmerman share a story of injustice.

March 21, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I see the evolution of the case of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old boy who was killed by a night watchman under suspicious circumstances, I am both impressed and concerned. I am impressed that the world has come together to find justice for Trayvon Martin.  His death will not be in vain; for, I am sure there is a legislator... [Read more...]

A Jamerican Comes Home.

March 21, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once upon a time in Jamaica. . . The sweetish sting of the heady drink told him he was home. White rum, real overproof white Jamaican rum can only be had in Jamaica. A weaker version is exported. He took another sip, and his limbs seemed to loosen. He wagged his tongue about how good it was to be home again, and his uncle said... [Read more...]

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