2013 June : ThyBlackMan

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Thy Economic Lessons of the Past.

June 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I was tired of giving in.” Rosa Parks It is always interesting to reflect on certain events that took place in days gone by, especially when it comes to economic issues. In my entrepreneurship classes I often use the example of the Montgomery Bus Boycott to illustrate a very important lesson we could (and should) take from... [Read more...]

Thy GOP Still Sees Immigration as a Lose Lose.

June 28, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Obama, Democratic Senate leaders, and immigration rights groups heaped praise on GOP Senate leaders for finally getting enough of their party members to pass an immigration reform bill. It was indeed quite a feat considering the long, relentless, and dogged fight by the GOP majority to duck, dodge, and bury proposals... [Read more...]

5 Ways to Prevent Razor Bumps Brothers.

June 27, 2013 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Five ways to getting a clean close shave that will leave you with healthy clear skin. For years, most men of color have struggled to find a way to obtain a clean close shave without skin irritation after shaving.  Razor bumps, also called pseudofolliculitis barbae, are small, irritated bumps that appear on the surface of... [Read more...]

Yes, Paula Deen Loves Black People the Way an Owner Loves a Pet.

June 27, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Paula Deen was, up until about 10 minutes ago, a complete enigma to me.  I couldn’t quite figure out if she was a bigot, or simply a misunderstood woman.  I can’t pretend that I know what lies in her heart and soul, but I am now forming  an image inside my brain of who this woman really is. To gain wisdom on the matter,... [Read more...]

A Few Really Dumb Things about the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin Trial.

June 26, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Forgive me for being out of style, but I’m having a hard time getting into the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin trial.  I feel for the family, and one must fully appreciate the sadness of a young man losing his life under any circumstances.  But when the media has called to ask me what I think about the latest developments... [Read more...]

Part 1; Independence Day For Africans.

June 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Black History, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Why should we celebrate the bombs bursting in air, when the nation had already declared war on us?    On July 4, 1776, when the United States of America gained its independence from Great Britain, Africans in America were still in slavery.  The nation talked about independence, but there was none for the African. The major... [Read more...]

Yes, Don’t Expect GOP to Back Congressional Boost to Voting Rights Act.

June 26, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The instant the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act by knocking out the key provision requiring Justice Department pre-clearance before a locale can alter or institute new voting procedures, the call went up for Congress to restore some version of this requirement. President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder quickly... [Read more...]

Well Paula Deen Is Merely The Dipstick To Show That America’s Engine Is Still On The Full Line Of Racism!

June 25, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For those who say that we live in a Post-Racial America and that Blacks are so damn annoying because they ALWAYS seem to want to play the race card then THIS BLOG IS FOR YOU! First of all, this is not some angry rant against all White people, those of you who know me know better than that, for those of you who don’t and refuse... [Read more...]

Yes, A Hard Head Makes a Soft Behind.

June 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Stop that! I’m not going to tell you again.” I am sure many of you have heard your parents say those words more than once. Why? Because you always repeated what they told you not to do, right? Now that we are adults ourselves, we who are consciously aware of the state of the Black economy in this nation are saying the... [Read more...]

Paula Deen Using the N-word: Should Blacks Truly be Upset?

June 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Prominent chef Paula Deen got herself into some trouble recently. Well, you can replace the some with a whole bunch because now the Food Network has cancelled her show. Here’s the skinny: A former manager at Paula’s Savannah restaurants is suing the famous chef and her brother for alleged sexual and racial harassment.... [Read more...]

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