2014 December : ThyBlackMan

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Moving Forward….

December 31, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Now that the year is almost coming to a close and we are moving into 2015. Let’s take a moment to reflect where we are going moving forward. There has been some “real issues” placed in front of us. The trials and tribulations that have embraced our society have been overwhelming more than ever. Does it seem like we are... [Read more...]

Here’s How Black Men Are Economically Castrated By Corporate America.

December 30, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Entrepreneurship is typically not something that you’re taught in school, it is something that good parents build into the souls of their children.  In a way, you can compare it to being able to grow your own economic food, instead of depending on someone else to feed you.   It gives you freedom in the event of disaster,... [Read more...]

The Interview’ Saga.

December 30, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead once said: “What a long, strange trip this has been.” Sony Pictures Entertainment hacked by cyber-terrorists. Stolen data. Wiped company hard drives. Private internal emails given to media outlets. Private messages, photographs, and contact data of some of America’s biggest movie stars... [Read more...]

Study Shows How Rich People Save Differently From Everyone Else.

December 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One consistent piece of economic folklore has consistency hinged around the importance and value of owning your own home.  This assessment, however, isn’t entirely incorrect, and it certainly deserves more thought.  A recent article in the Wall Street Journal compares the saving/investing habits of the top 1% of Americans... [Read more...]

Power-tics, Not Politics.

December 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Writing has been a catharsis for me since my “angry days” in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. I used to write “Last Poets” kind of stuff and just put it away afterwards. Writing was a release to lower the pressure in my mind about the state of our people. It’s much the same for me today, after nearly twenty-three... [Read more...]

Dealing With the Racial Nature of Wrongful Convictions.

December 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The vast majority of the wrongfully convicted who are exonerated through DNA evidence are people of color. The numbers don’t lie. At a time when the killing of innocent black men by police is causing many to question the fundamentals of America’s criminal justice system, we are reminded that black lives matter. However,... [Read more...]

Fancy Some Fun? Play Slotomania for Free.

December 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Slotomania is perhaps one of the most well-known free to play video slots games on the market. However, this is no ordinary video slots game because players can actually play more than 55 different games. Every game offers something entirely unique and players will enjoy loads of variety and hours of entertainment. Some of the... [Read more...]

Rush Limbaugh Confidential: Rush being Rush.

December 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Full disclosure: I’m no dittohead. I’ve listened to “The Rush Limbaugh Show” on the Excellence in Broadcasting Network (EIB) since the early 1990’s. I disagree with 99.997% of what Mr. Limbaugh says at any given time. His utter disgust of all things related to the Democratic Party is legendary. I didn’t think it was... [Read more...]

The Great Christmas Boots Adventure/Conservative New Year’s Eve Party.

December 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Mary and I just arrived home to Florida after campaigning around the country most of the year for conservative candidates. Our pet/house sitter did an excellent job keeping our animals (greyhound, three cats and three birds) happy and our home in order. A large tree in our backyard died and fell. Thank God it did not hit our... [Read more...]

Producer Pharrell Made Just 2,700 In Royalties From 43 Million Streams Of The Song Happy On Pandora.

December 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Pharrell Williams is one of the biggest performers on the planet.  His song “Happy” was considered one of the greatest pop sensations of the year, winning him Grammy nominations for Best Music Video and Best Pop Solo Performance. he funny thing is that we often assume that the words “rich” and “famous” go together,... [Read more...]

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