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President Obama, Race & Politics.

October 31, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Some people still don’t get it. But anyone with eyes, ears and a working brain knows that President Barack Obama has brought out all the racism in America that many people lied about. Many people lied about racism being on the decline and how Obama’s election ushered in a “post racial society.” But to the contrary, his... [Read more...]

My GOP Party has abandoned me.

October 31, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the past year, as my columns have been syndicated to more outlets throughout the world, I have been asked by many leaders in the Republican Party why I am so critical of our party. The short answer is that I am very concerned about the direction my party is taking. It has increasingly become the party of old, White, balding... [Read more...]

Why Gun Control Has Nothing to Do With the 2nd Amendment.

October 29, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Second Amendment clearly states that citizens of the United States have the right to “keep and bear arms” for “traditionally lawful purposes.” But while the objective of the Second Amendment is noble, this right, as evident in the many cases of murder in both the country’s urban and rural areas, can become abused... [Read more...]

Lalah Hathaway and the Ghost of Luther Vandross.

October 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Forever, for Always, for Love is Luther Vandross’s second studio album and was an introduction for many to a man whose music became the anchor of black radio’s quiet storm. The title track was written by Mr. Vandross, a brilliant cover artist. The Temptations track “Since I lost My Baby” was remade on that very album.... [Read more...]

How To Get A Man To Marry You.

October 29, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let me help you out for a minute ladies. Do you want to know how to get a man to marry you? It’s simple: you make yourself indispensable to that man’s life. Make his life better by your presence. Have a pleasant disposition. Be loyal. Be cooperative, not contrary. It’s inevitable that sometimes you’ll... [Read more...]

When Love Kills.

October 24, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week, I shared my story of abuse in “When Love Hurts” however it doesn’t stop there.  What happens when the woman has done everything within the legal frames of the law to secure the safety of not only herself but her children as well? What happens when the legal system fails? Originally I wanted to share my story... [Read more...]

Black Folk Will Brag About Their Debts Faster Than Their Ability To Stay Out Of It!

October 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Why is it that Black people love to brag about being in debt? Why do we always try to upstage each other when we speak of the price of our purchases even though we find that a much better price was available elsewhere? Now of COURSE I know that it is not Black people alone who possess this type of foolish thinking, and I doubt... [Read more...]

Magic Mitt Romney.

October 24, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) He may not look like Channing Tatum with his shirt off, but this election season Mitt Romney has baby oiled himself onto the political stage, gyrating through so many different positions he should be packaged with an NC-17 Rating. Somehow Magic Mitt has managed to come within two weeks of election day while taking antithetical... [Read more...]

Black Folks, Ignored and Taken For Granted!

October 23, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What will it finally take for Black people to accept the fact that we have no real political clout?  A little influence, yes, but no power.  If our voting bloc were as strong as we like to think it is, the Republicans would not ignore us and the Democrats would not take us for granted.  If we had real political power, both... [Read more...]

When Daddy Dances Daughters Smile.

October 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.”  Bill Cosby The importance of fathers can never be disputed in a child’s life. There are many committees, organizations, groups, and clubs that support the growth and development of girls and young women locally and nationally My... [Read more...]

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