2013 October : ThyBlackMan

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Holland’s Black Pete debate: More then just a throwback to slavery as the Dutch mask of tolerance drops.

October 24, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “If we can’t have Black Pete anymore, maybe we should just burn a nigger every year to celebrate his demise.” This was mailed to Afro-Dutch TV host Humberto Tan after he dared to host an episode of his talk-show debating the Black Pete issue.   Since the 1930’s there has been a huge amount of criticism on... [Read more...]

How to be a Successful Black Republican/Conservative.

October 23, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The following list represents a tried-and-true formula for gaining instant fame and prominence as a black conservative/Republican.  #1. Spend inordinate amounts of media time talking about how much you loathe being called an “African-American” -since hyphenations of any kind are “un-American.”   #2. Tell your audiences... [Read more...]

Embracing Change in a Thinking Man’s World.

October 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  It is in working within limits that the master reveals himself -Goethe (1749-1832) It is no secret of the many of the greatest successes in the black community have came as a result of the oppressive yokes of bondage; that have been placed around our necks upon the arrival in America. It is also a fact that the more the (oppressors)... [Read more...]

Is Kanye West Going Crazy?

October 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Mocks Jesus and Sells Confederate Flag T-shirts During Yeezus… Tour Who exactly is Kanye West trying to please? Apparently, during the kickoff show of his new “Yeezus” tour in Seattle this past Saturday, West debuted some pretty outlandish “material”—on and off the stage. Onstage According to numerous reports,... [Read more...]

What If The Rihanna Incident Never Happened To Chris Brown.

October 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Chris Brown, the controversial, but yet talented 24 year old R&B singer continues to be a lightning rod of controversy, post the Rihanna escapade. Since the 2009 incident, Brown has witnessed his profession take several twists and turns, both personally and musically; his albums has declined in quality and in critical acclaim... [Read more...]

Yes, Political Ridiculousness.

October 22, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.” Thomas Sowell Why do we keep electing the same people to the same office year after year, putting them in charge of our lives, despite having the absolute... [Read more...]

McDonald’s; A Misguided Big Mac Attack.

October 22, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Two weeks ago, I was sent a video of a Hispanic woman interrupting a speech by Jeff Stratton, president of McDonald’s USA. He was giving a speech at the Union League Club of Chicago.  Nancy Salgado, the Hispanic woman in question, became Exhibit A for what’s gone wrong in today’s workforce: rudeness and what the Bible... [Read more...]

Four Tips for Developing a “Millionaire Mindset” While in College.

October 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) here has been much mention lately about the future of HBCUs, expanding on facts about what needs to happen in order to remain competitive in this global landscape. There is even some debate pertaining to whether Higher-Education is even necessary; considering the plethora of free college courses on the internet. A new era of... [Read more...]

Ten Essential Financial Lessons to Learn Before Leaving College.

October 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I wasn’t schooled in the fundamentals of wealth creation upon my entrance into college and probably many of you. I must say that most of my financial education hinged on observing what took place in my household. We were very frugal (Shopped in bulk, cut coupons, use online coupons from ChameleonJohn and carried a grocery... [Read more...]

Image Of Toddler Chugging A Beer At A Cleveland Browns Game Goes Viral.

October 20, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A picture of a child who appears to be two or three years old has been circulating all around the Internet. Some people think it’s adorable, some find it shocking.  The baby is holding a can of Bud Light, and appears to be gulping it down as quickly as any other sports fan in the vicinity. The image was posted on Webstagram... [Read more...]

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