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Crimea; The Doo-Doo Chasers.

March 25, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Now I may not be able to tell you what happened on some cable television program or pontificate of what I think may happen on some contrived artificial reality show, but I am in a position to conjure and offer perspectives on other contrived non-events such as what is frequently called politics. More specifically issues of somewhat... [Read more...]

Yes, Should GOP Conservatives Adjust Their Message for Blacks?

March 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Michael Brendan Dougherty wrote an article stating that the only way for conservatives to reach black voters is to drop their colorblind idealism. Dougherty wrote… “Conservatives in the GOP like to assail identity politics and tout their own ideology as one of color blindness. Sometimes this is stupidly marketed to black... [Read more...]

Labels don’t lie: Know what you’re eating!

March 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Years ago I read a quote that went something like this: you are held accountable for what you know. It resonated with me because it fit very neatly into my own personal philosophy concerning just about every facet of life. I have always believed, very strongly, that people cannot be held accountable for something they have no... [Read more...]

Eminem isn’t America’s white hope for rap, he’s its true Rap God?…

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The general consensus of America doesn’t like the idea of a musician dominating in a genre that they are naturally gravitated to succeed in; Chuck Berry with Rock, Michael Jackson initially with pop, and now Eminem with rap music. Pound for pound in terms of record sales and pop culture, no one has had a bigger impact globally... [Read more...]

Drugs For Welfare Recipients.

March 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Should people who receive government assistance in the form of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), WIC (Women Infants and Children nutritional program) via EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer Card) be drug tested? Should a positive drug test make them ineligible to receive their benefits? At first my conclusion was... [Read more...]

Yes, If A Man Can Abort A Child Without The Mans Permission Can He Abort Himself Financially.

March 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let me introduce you to the concept of “Financial abortions.”  This is the idea that, when a parent doesn’t want to be financially connected with his/her child, they can remove themselves from the process altogether with no financial obligations whatsoever. I was introduced to the idea by Kirsten West Savali, an outstanding... [Read more...]

Comedian Bill Maher Says Ncaa Gets Rich From Unpaid Black People.

March 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Leave it to comedian Bill Maher to inject humor into the truth in such a way that it accelerates the bite on those who are trying to find the opposite side of the argument.  Bill Maher goes over the top at times and there are cases where he’s even been borderline insulting to black people.  But in a recent tweet about the... [Read more...]

Do You Have the ‘Soft Skills’ to Get Ahead at Work?

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of my mentors once told me as I asked for advice about how to advance my career, “You don’t know what you don’t know and you think you know.”  Ouch.  My pride was a little bruised, but I knew he knew what he was talking about so it was in my best interest to listen up.  In my work as a keynote... [Read more...]

Five Tools to Tackle Finances in Your Twenties.

March 21, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Your twenties are hard enough already: matriculating from college, finding your first “real” job, moving out on your own, learning how to pay bills for the first time and learning how to navigate adult relationships without the structure of college or free flow of alcohol. It is a scary and awkward time, no one disputes... [Read more...]

Attention Tea Party and Yes Black Radicals: Either Fight as Allies, or Fall as Fools.

March 21, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m just as angry and disgusted over what Black people have been forced to endure in this country as anyone else, but there are two reasons why I don’t spew bitterness. First, I can see beyond my anger, so I recognize that there are issues that are much more important than my right to vent that need to be considered,... [Read more...]

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