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Republican Greed and Fiscal Irresponsibility: A Brief Look at the Facts.

June 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Am I the only one becoming nauseous over the Republican Party’s claim that they’re the party of fiscal responsibility? And what about their claim that they’re the only ones qualified to save the American middle class, or that they’re the nation’s job creators, and that they have a plan to rebuild our economy? Well,... [Read more...]

Who You Calling A BITCH? ( Part 1 )

June 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week I posted the following status on my personal facebook page: “The fastest and most effective way for men to respect Women is when we as WOMEN start respecting OURSELVES FIRST.The fastest and most effective way for men to protect Women is when we as WOMEN become  WORTHY of protection and PROACTIVE in our OWN protection.  The... [Read more...]

The Sports Section; When Simple Was More Than Sufficient.

June 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I grew up in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, New York during the early 1980′s to mid-’90′s  and have many great memories of a childhood mostly spent playing, eating and breathing sports. When I wasn’t at P.S. 282 park playing everything from the prerequisite basketball to baseball to tackle football... [Read more...]

Rappers, Modern Day Drug Dealers!

June 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was speaking this morning to the family of Maria Lloyd, the woman who wrote an open letter about her experience of having a father who was given 15 life sentences for drug distribution during the 1980s.   During our conversation, Maria mentioned that one of the comments she saw in response to her open letter consisted of... [Read more...]

Valerie Jarrett speaks on Obama behalf.

June 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This week, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett appeared at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in New Orleans.  During her appearance, Valerie Jarrett reiterated the deep affection and appreciation that President Obama has for the African American community.  Valerie Jarrett stated that President... [Read more...]

Mr. Obama’s Reelection Is Hanging By A Thread.

June 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Where are the supporters of Mr. Obama when he needs them the most? If the unemployment numbers come in as I anticipate in July, showing an increase, for June, Mr. Obama is in serious trouble as his chances of reelection slip away from him. There is a high possibility the rate of national unemployment will remain at 8.2%, however... [Read more...]

A Message to the Black Pastors in America – Part 2.

June 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From the last days of the Civil Rights movement through the waning days of various Black Nationalist and cultural movements, the decline of awareness, intellectual wherewithal and consciousness, among the masses, has proven that the image and meaning of Blackness remains under consistent attack. Like fighting a delaying action... [Read more...]

Be A MOTHER not a MADAM.

June 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have seen some pictures that have upset me, that have disgusted me, that have pulled at my heart, but today I saw a picture of a young Sister who looked no more than six, in a two piece bathing suit, in stripper heels, and she was sliding down a pole.  I was and I am still absolutely LIVID over that image. Teaching your child... [Read more...]

Lebron James, What Young Black Men can take from this.

June 24, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Congratulations to LeBron James and the Miami Heat on their most recent NBA title.  LeBron carried the team to victory in glorious fashion, securing the regular season MVP award, the NBA title and Finals MVP trophy in one gigantic swoosh.  Oh yea, he had a triple double in the last game of the title series. As I watched LeBron... [Read more...]

The Paralyzing Fear of Becoming What They Think You Are.

June 24, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The academic achievement gap between different ethnic groups has long been a characteristic of the American educational system.  Recent research has begun to shed light on the role that stereotypes play in the relative achievement of different groups. . . During the 2008 Presidential Campaign researchers administered a test... [Read more...]

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