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Bleak Economic Outlook for Blacks Based on Fed’s Actions!

September 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Blacks, who are experiencing the highest unemployment rate among measured working groups in the United States, are headed for even more turbulence economically in the near future. You ask how this is possible with the stock market reaching new highs and the national unemployment rate decreasing from 7.4% to 7.3%. Well, you have... [Read more...]

Yes, Lower Your Expectation, Trust Me!

September 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Happiness, to a great extent, is having something to look forward to.  It is savoring what’s coming up. The happiness trigger of “anticipation” is easy to pull off, but you must be intentional about it. But with being intentional, you must also lower the expectation, to lower your anxiety. Ok I know what you... [Read more...]

Yes, Obamacare Is a Triumph for African-Americans.

September 29, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The verdict was in even before the first enrollee inked their signature October 1 on a health care plan under the Affordable Care Act. The law is an unmitigated triumph for the millions of uninsured in America. The triumph is even greater for African-Americans. The checklist of pluses is well-known. More than 7 million African-Americans... [Read more...]

Just Stop Lying, Drugs, Violence and Sex Pays!!

September 27, 2013 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear music & television industry executives and politicians, my column today is intended to “expose and educate.” After reading this article, please check your “Moral Compass.” Want a major label recording contract? A couple of hundred grand to do your debut album? Well, to save time, I can give you a “heads up”... [Read more...]

Paul Oliver, Former NFL Player Kills Himself at the Age of 29.

September 27, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I read about the recent suicide of former San Diego Charger Paul Oliver, I was sad.  The age of 29 is always too early to die, and there is so much life one can experience in their thirties and forties, so it’s hurtful to hear about someone giving all that up.   But life can be deceptive, and one interesting thing about... [Read more...]

Yes, Economic Crime and Punishment.

September 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We talk a lot about criminal justice and crime in the streets, especially among Black people. Mass incarceration of Black men, disparate sentencing, private prisons, legal slavery inside prisons based on the 13th Amendment, and all the other plagues that beset us vis-à-vis our criminal justice system and prison industrial complex,... [Read more...]

Black Unemployment and Social Security: A Final Reply to Satchel.

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

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Thank you Satchel, for your comments. It is through understanding that we find wisdom. As the Good Book states, “Proverbs 4:7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.” My original question to Satchel in the comments section of the piece titled, http://thyblackman.com/2013/09/13/black-unemployment-up-again-at-13/... [Read more...]

Why the GOP Thinks Hillary Clinton Is Their Perfect Foil.

September 24, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hillary Clinton is still playing coy on the one question that many incessantly ask, and that’s will she run? Her response in a recent interview to the politically tantalizing question was simply to say that she will do what’s best to advocate for the values and policies she thinks are right for the country. Her cryptic... [Read more...]

I am NOT the Baddest Bitch.

September 23, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My Sister and I were talking about how female lyricists can be given an unworthy crown or position when it comes to how they represented or represent women. We as women have an issue with confusing sex with power, so when a woman speaks about sex in an aggressive manner, or as my Sister said seems to push the envelope sexually... [Read more...]

What I Don’t Like about the Mister Cee Scandal.

September 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’ve all heard the news, right? Legendary DJ Mister Cee was caught up in a scandal last week after footage of him soliciting a transgender prostitute surfaced.  Apparently, on the audio, the DJ can be heard negotiating prices for sexual acts with “drag queen” Bimbo Winehouse. After the recording leaked, Mister Cee resigned... [Read more...]

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