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Is the culture of ‘Bad Girls Club’ ruining the ‘Black Girls Rock’ mantra? An open letter to Oxygen Network.

November 30, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Oxygen Network: Lets talk!  I have a confession to make: I’am a ‘Bad Girls Club’ junkie. I am not proud of watching girls behaving badly, but it’s one of those reality TV shows that makes me pause and wonder.  Which brings me to the reason for this ‘Dear John’ letter.   Like any... [Read more...]

Inside The Business Of Selling Out In Music.

November 30, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) More hands and reasons in selling out than the average mind may think. Not too long ago, rapper/producer Tyler, the Creator announced in a series of tweets his conversation and bet he made with musician Will.i.am. To swiftly get to the point, he claimed Will.i.am was selling himself out as an artist to increase his fan base and... [Read more...]

Desperation to Destiny.

November 30, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are periods in our lives when, because of life situations, we lose our way. During these periods, we get off track as it feels as though we are teetering toward a breakdown. These are the times when it feels like life is against us and our faith is tested beyond our comprehension. When we are in this space where our capacity... [Read more...]

10 Kinds of Black People Who Probably Hate Your Guts.

November 26, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Lets be real.  Not every black person is your friend.  Not every black person cares about the black community.  So, the idea of “black unity” has to evolve in such a way that helps us to understand who our friends are and who our enemies are.  When I spoke to Dr. Steve Perry this week about our event in Washington DC... [Read more...]

12 Years’ a Grim Reminder.

November 26, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Have you seen the new movie ‘12 Years a Slave’ yet? If not, you should ASAP. I attended a screening last weekend with a group from my church. Numerous film reviewers call ‘12 Years a Slave’ the greatest movie about slavery ever made. I concur. It’s also a grim reminder of our nation’s dark past. ‘12 Years a Slave’... [Read more...]

The President’s Not the Only One That Needs to Be Held Accountable.

November 25, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I can totally agree that the President could do a lot more for our people, but a lot of what has and is happening with the economy happen on Bush’s watch. He opened the flood gates for wall streets greed to put us in this position. I believe the Presidents problem is who he has surrounded himself with. I believe he’s getting... [Read more...]

Just Criticism of Mr. Obama is Good for Black People!

November 25, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Yes, criticism of Mr. Obama is good for black folks, because sometimes, criticism brings about needed change. Many blacks, especially black women, irrationally support this president’s agenda, which has proven by the Pew Research Poll (http://www.people-press.org/2013/11/08/obamas-second-term-slide-continues/ ) to be out of... [Read more...]

10 Reasons Why We MUST Buy Black on Black Friday.

November 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve been teaching finance at the college level for 20 years, so I know how money works.  I’ve also been a black man for as long as I can remember. So, putting these two things together, I can tell you that as a black man, I feel quite strongly about the fact that we have to understand money if we are ever going to get this... [Read more...]

Starving for Substance on the Big Screen.

November 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m not an avid moviegoer. Rarely do I find films that I am just dying to see that will get me off my couch, away from my Apple TV, and headed to the theater. Yet, this past weekend I found myself race-walking through D.C.’s Georgetown, rushing to the 7 p.m. screening of the The Best Man Holiday. I was so excited... [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Gratitude!!!!

November 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving? Research shows, there are benefits to giving thanks – not just gratitude for what we have,... [Read more...]

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