2013 January : ThyBlackMan

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Overcoming Black Complacency in an Hour of Crisis.

January 29, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.”  (Proverbs 29:17-19 King James version) In American society,... [Read more...]

Thy GOP & African-Americans: The Way Forward.

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dr. Milton Friedman, as one of the pre-eminent fiscal conservatives of the 20th century, was perhaps also one of the most eloquent voices in support of libertarian values as moral values. Alongside Dr. Walter Williams, Dr. Thomas Sowell, and others, Friedman opposed programs like affirmative action, minimum wage laws, and welfare.... [Read more...]

Yes, Black Folks & Term Limits?

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always gotten.” If eight years have passed and you are looking at the same skyline and infrastructure, surely it’s time you looked at the people you have as mayor, member of Congress and city and or county council and make a decision as to whether... [Read more...]

Four Habits That Are Sabatoging Your Happiness!

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Happiness is the only thing we pursue for its own sake. Everything else, we pursue because we think it will make us happier. Or at the very least, less sad. But research shows that we are actually poor predictors of what will make us happy. In fact, you might even be sabotaging your happiness. See if any of these sound familiar... [Read more...]

Fly Jock Tom Joyner, Tavis Smiley drama – Who wants to be MLK, Jr.

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I remember being in 11th grade and seeing two young girls get into a fight with one another.  This was no ordinary fight, since the two girls had once been inseparable.  When you saw one, you saw the other.  Then, for whatever reason, a boy came between the two of them, and it ripped their friendship like a helpless pig in... [Read more...]

Oxygen; “All My Babies’ Mamas” Reveals Liberals’ Opinion of Blacks.

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a teen in the 1960s, I idolized Jim, my slightly older street smart cousin who lived in a tough area of Baltimore. Murders were common at the bar on the corner from his home. I was Jim’s nerdy naïve preacher’s kid cousin who visited from suburbia. Sleepovers at Jim’s home in the city were exciting. “Downtown,... [Read more...]

Gold Digging: Will Mali be President Obama’s Afghanistan?

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I think of Mali, or any part of West Africa, I often say to myself, I had a ball when I was there in 1992 and 1993. At the time I was living in Owerri, in Southeastern Nigeria. And if you have ever seen the Sahel, what sticks out from a geo-political locution is that it runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. But the... [Read more...]

Gun Control; A Nation of Pet Rocks Governed and Schooled By Bricks.

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have always said to my closets folk that the problem with America, in particularly Black America is that we do know or understand that there is a difference from education and schooling: that there is a chasm between being educated and being schooled. Although my folk get it I hesitantly accept that the vast majority do not... [Read more...]

Rev. Al Sharpton’s Meeting with “Civil Rights Leaders” – Can It Be Taken Seriously?

January 25, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  read recently that Rev. Al Sharpton and other individuals in the civil rights community are gathering this week to discuss a black agenda.  I haven’t spoken to Rev. Al Sharpton for over a year now, after it became clear that he and I do not see President Barack Obama in the same light.   I am a supporter of President... [Read more...]

Social Media Training for Zeta Phi Beta Debutantes.

January 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated Debutantes participated in a Social Media and Internet  Safety workshop provided by William Jackson of My Quest To Teach. Young ladies in high school grades 9-12 are introduced to the college experience through various workshops during the year provided by Beta Alpha Zeta Chapter of Zeta... [Read more...]

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