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Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Go “Black” and Apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “If God doesn’t soon bring judgment upon America, He’ll have to go back and apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.” The statement misquoted here and often by those seeking change for the moral and ethical decay of common values was actually attributed to Ruth Graham, wife of the renowned and immortalized Billy Graham. Ruth,... [Read more...]

Why I Am A Republican.

June 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On June 6, 2015, Hasan Harnett became the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. But he wasn’t always a Republican… My story is probably a good example of how the Republican Party can and is growing by reaching out to different communities in North Carolina and across the country… and succeeding. I wasn’t always... [Read more...]

Three Styles That Flatter Your Curves.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is always the same debate – do curvy women look better, or skinny ones? Of course, any body shape has its fans, and while supermodels will probably always be tall and thin (simply because they are hired to show off clothes, and most clothes hang better on a skinny body), there will also always be curvier icons like Beyonce... [Read more...]

Black America’s Hypocrisy over the N-word and Confederate Flag.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent and despicable killings of Charleston church members have brought about renewed pandemonium over the flying of the Confederate flag.  The concerns from Black America’s perspective are legitimate, but with reservations, in other words are African Americans being a bit disingenuous about the issue. Consider the... [Read more...]

Ole Republican Presidential Candidates Lack Diversity.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once again, Republican presidential candidates are proving that they are either truly colorblind or just blind to people of color. What is it that all these declared Republican presidential candidates all have in common:  Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, George Pataki,... [Read more...]

The thin line between Cops/Crips.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last summer, I believe it was July 17, while driving through Staten Island, I saw a gang of goons, all clad in blue, threateningly surrounding a fearful fellow who appeared to be fumbling a stuttering explanation to his menacing interrogators. They were all wearing baggy, blue khakis that were sagging downward. They must be crips,... [Read more...]

Thy Temperature of Black America.

June 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s one thing to get mad at a racist cop in Ferguson or Baltimore. But a white man, in a church, where he was trusted to sit with a small group of worshippers who were opening their hearts to God? It pushes us close to the edge. Just how close? I conducted my own opinion survey by listening to some of my black friends... [Read more...]

Yes, Power Talkers and Power Listeners.

June 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Now there are some ‘practical’ things we can do. We begin the process of building a greater economic base. And at the same time, we are putting pressure where it really hurts. I ask you to follow through here.” MLK Those words were spoken by Martin Luther King the night before he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee,... [Read more...]

We, The Living Can Win This Struggle!

June 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The current racial struggles of African Americans cannot be dismissed by a discussion about guns. Nor can this struggle be dismissed with the removal of confederate flags from public property as many in the public sector seen to feel. Starting points, yes; dismissal, no. If the deaths of those killed leading up to Charleston... [Read more...]

President Obama: Grace Personified.

June 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This past Friday afternoon, President Obama flew to Charleston, South Carolina to eulogize the Reverend Clementa Pinckney – the South Carolina state senator and pastor who was one of nine people shot and killed at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston last week. The president sounded much more like a preacher... [Read more...]

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