2015 February : ThyBlackMan

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The slavery card: Fact or just the ultimate excuse?

February 15, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently Steve Harvey, Charles Barkley and NBA hall of famer Karl Malone have all made flippant comments on the issue of slavery and its relevance to todays black America. Steve Harvey has since issued an after-the-fact pseudo clarification of what he meant. Neither Barkley nor Malone have said anything else about it. Today,... [Read more...]

Is it the Wise Thing or Just the Next Ole Thing?

February 15, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I guess it just seemed like the next thing to do.” That’s how a man recently described how he ended up in a marriage that didn’t last long. Eleven months, to be exact. “We had been dating for a few years.” In other words, the couple bought into the idea of a pre-determined path. The result was disastrous. Dating... [Read more...]

The 2 Most Important Investments You’ll Ever Make And Why Most People Blow It.

February 14, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Break your life down for a second.  You have 24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week and 8,760 hours in a year.  At least one third of each day is spent sleeping (about 8 hours). Out of the other 16 hours, most people spend at least 10 of those hours either going to work, working or coming home from work.  The remainder of... [Read more...]

ISIS must be stopped.

February 13, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 1   There is a time for everything,          and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2   a time to be born and a time to die,         a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3   a time to kill and a time to heal,          a time to tear down and a time to build, 4 a time to weep and a time to... [Read more...]

February: Annual Ole White America Sucks Month.

February 13, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Bashing white America and stirring the pot of racial discord has become in vogue all year round. But every February, the usual suspects (race profiteers and America haters) use Black History Month to double down on their rhetoric. Their operatives who control our public schools lay guilt trips on white students for being white... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby: Icon Or Predator?

February 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Christopher Abernathy was just released after spending nearly 30 years in prison for a sexual assault and murder he did not commit. Modern DNA testing proved he was innocent. What if that was Bill Cosby? Bill Cosby, actor, beloved comedian, Ph.D. – but is he a sexual predator? Over the last year as many as 30 women or more... [Read more...]

NSA: How High? The Price of High-tech.

February 13, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I always feel like somebody’s watching me And I have no privacy Whoa-oh, I always feel like somebody’s watching me Tell me is it just a dream? So goes the chorus of the 1984 R&B hit “Somebody’s Watching Me” by Rockwell – with an assist from Michael Jackson and Jermaine Jackson. I find it more than a... [Read more...]

Let’s Get Rid of Ole Black History Month.

February 12, 2015 by  
Filed under Black History, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s get rid of Black History Month. I know. It sounds crazy — like something that you might hear at a Tea Party rally, or from a political pundit spouting some notion that minority people get special privileges, while ignoring white privilege. It’s a ludicrous idea, but let me break it down for you. When my... [Read more...]

Did Ole NBC’s Brian Williams Also Lie about Hurricane Katrina?

February 12, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams has finally admitted that he had incorrectly asserted that a helicopter he traveled aboard in 2002 while reporting on the Iraq War in 2003 was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, forcing an emergency landing. “This was a bungled attempt by me to thank one special veteran and by extension... [Read more...]

Each Ole Generation Has Something to Offer.

February 12, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whether it is in an inner city neighborhood across America, the Caribbean, in Europe or in a sprawling mass of people in an African or Brazilian urban area, millions of Black youth throughout the world are crying out for a better quality of life. They should always have a better life than their parents. I always try to keep... [Read more...]

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