2012 July : ThyBlackMan

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Cornel West, Tavis Smiley Poverty Tour, No Thanks Obama.

July 24, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It has recently been reported that if poverty goes up by just .1% this year, it will be the worst poverty that America has experienced since 1965.   Peter Edelman, director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy, attributes the poverty increase to a host of factors, including globalization, outsourcing,... [Read more...]

Jeremy Lin It For The Money.

July 21, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Jeremy Lin’s Cinderella story continues on but nit in the city of bright lights, not at the World’s Most Famous Arena, not where it all began in New York City. The former New York Knick over night sensation turnover prone “not really a point” guard signed a three year contract with the Houston Rockets... [Read more...]

President Obama criticized for not visiting America’s 51st state.

July 21, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Reuter’s journalist Steve Holland’s report on Mitt Romney’s upcoming trip toIsrael takes a dig at President Obama.Holland writes,  “Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will soon do something Barack Obama has yet to do as president – visit U.S. ally Israel.” Holland suggests that Romney’s trip, which will... [Read more...]

Yes Black Urban Media: The New Blackploitation.

July 19, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Information is freely available everywhere. So much that it is easy to verify and substantiate with a little effort. However, for most African Americans, the major news topics of the day are ignored by their most treasured sources of information – black owned urban media and radio. Now if you want to find out about the release... [Read more...]

Can Black America Win The Presidency A Second Time?

July 19, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In an article several weeks ago, written for this site, a similar question was asked, “Can The Sanford Black Community Win?” The article highlighted the issues facing the black community of Sanford, Florida and their struggle with the white power structure of that city as they sought to remove the chief of police who set... [Read more...]

Don’t Call The Affordable Health Care Act “Obamacare”.

July 18, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The nation is once again abuzz with talk of the Affordable Health Care Act of 2010, most commonly referred to as Obamacare. Mitt Romney will reevaluate this indiscretion with his handlers after his presentation to the NAACP.   From the minute the law was proposed through its passage and signing by President Obama, the law has... [Read more...]

Being a Black Man in America!

July 18, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being a black man in America is not for the weak, in fact, I can’t think of another group of men that would be able to withstand the torment that we face daily. Let’s see, where shall we begin? First of all, many of us are born into this world to a young mother who might not know who daddy is, or if she does, there is a chance... [Read more...]

Are you HIV Positive? Find Out from the Comfort of Your Own Home.

July 18, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you HIV positive?  Is your partner?  Did you know that July is National HIV Awareness Month?  Regarding AIDS, knowledge is power and within just 20 minutes—the time it may take to travel from the club to the crib for a quick hook-up—one can find out with about 92% accuracy whether you or a consenting partner is carrying... [Read more...]

Stop & Frisk is not the answer to Chicago’s violence.

July 16, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Frustrated with soaring violence in their communities, Chicagoans are said to be begging for the same oppressive policies that their counterparts in New Yorkare trying to get rid of. Willie Cochran, a Chicagocity Alderman for the Ward 20 district is leading the charge for Chicago to return to aggressive policing that has shown... [Read more...]

Thy Modern Black Father and The “Feminization” of Men.

July 16, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With the rate of unemployment reaching record highs across the country in the last few years, many men are at home while the women in their lives are at work. If you look at the statistics in Black communities, the statistics get worse-much worse. The rate of unemployment among Black men has been at a high of 16% which roughly... [Read more...]

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