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Mr. Paul Ryan Goes To Washington.

August 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Paul Ryan’s VP nomination acceptance speech was the voice of We The People. While on vacation at a Gulf Coast condo, the owner of the building looked me in the eye and said, “Lloyd, as a nation, we need to BELIEVE again. We need to believe that the people we put in office are good honorable people committed to doing what... [Read more...]

Music Review: Nas Proclaims… Life Is Good.

August 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Since the early 90s, Nasir Jones –aka- as Nas has been one of the most prolific rappers in Hip Hop music. As a poet Nas has the gift of storytelling and the voice of a jazz connoisseur trained to hit every bar and note on time. “Life Is Good,” is his 11th studio album and has garnished positive reviews and it’s been reported... [Read more...]

Why I’m So Fixated On Cornel West?

August 31, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A lot of people ask me why I’m so fixated on Cornel West. The reason is simple. I grew up with brothers like West in the hood – they were a dime a dozen – so I know exactly what he’s about – nothing. . Contrary to popular belief, there’s a wealth of both knowledge, and intellect, in the Black community. Johnny... [Read more...]

The Black History the Music Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know.

August 30, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unfortunately, everything old is new again.  I imagine that when some Southern plantation owners finally decided to move to the cities and start businesses, they might have founded much of the music industry as we know it today – at least, in spirit. Surely you know that our Black ancestors were in slavery 200 years ago (although... [Read more...]

Studies Give the Green Light to Drinking While Pregnant.

August 30, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I will be the first to admit that I love relaxing with a good book and a glass of wine every now and then. According to doctors a glass of red wine can also make your heart stronger and boost your memory. It’s said to be good for the respiratory system, high blood pressure and even Alzheimer’s.   If you are worried about... [Read more...]

True Love, Maybe Not For Nasty/Mean People.

August 30, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I  spend a lot of time talking about what it takes for black men to be decent.  Sometimes, brothers think I am picking on them, but that’s not the case.  So, to balance things out, I thought I would take a second to speak about the ladies, although this thought applies in both directions. I hear from a lot of decent men... [Read more...]

President Obama versus Jesus: Black Christians Must Decide.

August 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A poll claims Romney will receive zero percent of the black vote. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/black-conservatives-make-their-voices-heard-after-poll-shows-romney-support-among-african-americans-at-zero-percent/ Well, if the poll proves correct, it means that a vast majority of black voters are ignorant of the truth…... [Read more...]

Part 3: Dirty Black Secrets, Yeah Talented Tenth Alphabet Soup!

August 29, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A dirty little secret that no one wants to tell is that many of the same organizations that were founded to “help” Black people have now become serious problems for Black people. Those problems are alphabetical—all of the acronymic organizations from the NAACP to the NUL (National Urban League) and even the Black Greek... [Read more...]

“Dear Keke Wyatt, please “Let it go, Let it go, Let it go”.

August 28, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I watched the first episode of  “R&B Divas” last week on TVOne,  and KeKe Wyatt is exactly why you should heal and I mean completely heal before you enter another relationship. She kept speaking of her ex, and how she has trust issues with men, she won’t ahem “allow” her husband to have any... [Read more...]

Republican Mitt Romney’s Willie Horton Moment.

August 28, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney might as well have called President Obama the N word, when he referenced Obama’s birth certificate Friday during a campaign rally in Commerce, Michigan, because that’s just about the trajectory of his low brow political antics.   The presidential race between the two... [Read more...]

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