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Can The Sanford Black Community Win?

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

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Sanford black community is being forced, by less than desirable elements in their political arena, as many of the supporters of Chief Bill Lee are not of the Sanford community, to face its own inadequacies. Moreover, in facing those inadequacies and resolving them effectively, the Sanford black community will become a force... [Read more...]

What if George Zimmerman Gets an All White Jury?

April 27, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Accused murderer of Trayvon Martin George Zimmerman almost certainly will eventually face a jury. And what if that jury is all white? A recent Duke University study showed that all white juries in Florida were more likely to convict a black defendant than mixed ethnic juries. Though George Zimmerman isn’t black, the defense... [Read more...]

Rapper Nelly Gives Back.

April 27, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The rapper Nelly, is known to many for his hits such as Hot in Herre, Grillz and Dilemma. He is also known for his dedication to the community by helping others. Nelly hails from St. Louis, MO and became well known with his debut of Country Grammar in 2000. His last musical endeavor was the release of 5.0 in 2010. He is an international... [Read more...]

Yes How Can Black Organizations and Activists Move the Black Masses?

April 27, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Some Thoughts on What Young Black Activists Should Consider In Creating a Successful Black Movement. Occupy Wall Street’s name is so popular now that it has entered pop culture lexicon and can be referred to by one name only as in “Occupy”, like “Prince” or “Drake”. This speaks volumes to its ability to gain attention... [Read more...]

Harnessing the Ghetto Genius.

April 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are so many gifted and talented people in the world and I have been blessed to meet a bunch of them. I have known so many who had the potential to be great successes in life. Some of the guys I grew up with have brilliant minds and great potential for flourishing careers in business, science and the arts. Oh and sports?... [Read more...]

Star Jones: Let’s boycott Vh1 Basketball Wives and other reality shows.

April 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Star Jones has recently launched a campaign to take on the show “Vh1 Basketball Wives.”  For Star Jones, the depiction of Black women on the hit show coupled with the violence and abuse needs to stop. Jones recently vented: “It may be ‘comfortable’ to be quiet when women of color slap the crap out of each other &... [Read more...]

Rapper David Banner Talks about Trayvon Martin death, etc.

April 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I love Rapper David Banner. Yes David Banner is not the only brilliant hip hop artist that we hear on the radio, but he is one of the few who is proud of his intelligence.  Unlike brothers who fall for the temptation to mask their intelligence with counter-productive bo-jangling, David Banner boldly uses his platform to promote... [Read more...]

Sisters of Deflection Incorporated.

April 25, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Those that are familiar with my platform know that I am an advocate for accountability, inclusive of looking at “Self”. Whenever I mention accountability among my Sisters it is always met with some form of Deflection. Why is that? Why don’t we want to look at Self?   As women we must hold ourselves accountable for our... [Read more...]

George Zimmerman, But What About Justice For Him?

April 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  I keep thinking of an episode of the 1973 TV show, “Kojak: The Marcus-Nelson Murders.” Homicide detective Kojak suspects that the black teenager accused of murdering two white girls is being framed by his fellow detectives. The case gets a lot of media attention; politics and careers enter the mix. The frightened accused... [Read more...]

Stop Worshiping Women.

April 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fellas… Stop worshiping women! I can’t put it any plainer or more simple than that. Women want a man who they can admire…they’re not looking for a guy to worship them. Oh, they might like it for a moment..all the attention and what not. But eventually she’ll get tired of the un-earned attention and... [Read more...]

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