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Thursday, September 21, 2017


Why I Support Michael B. Jordan and Not Ol Internet Hype.

September 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Michael B. Jordan is my friend. I’ll say that right now. Up front. We don’t talk often. We don’t text. But when we see each other it’s a warm catch up session, heartfelt “I’m so glad to see you’s, and the deep knowing that we have someone rooting for us when we depart. I am an actress... [Read more...]

Ben Carson and Kanye West: A Budding Bromance.

September 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I love Kanye West’s music. Now that we’ve gotten that out the way, I must say that over the years I’ve loved less and less of the person Kanye West presents himself to be. For me, Kanye ain’t been right since his mama died. Rest in Peace Ms. Donda. Since her untimely passing Kanye has gotten more eccentric, non-sensical,... [Read more...]

Latausha Nedd: Activist, Terrorist or Just Foolish

September 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you do not know the name Latausha Nedd (aka Eye Empress Sekhmet), you should and you probably will. Nedd was arrested in September of 2015 in Clayton County, GA after she posted at least two Youtube videos calling for African Americans to take the guns of police officers and kill “crackas”. Like Sandra Bland, Latausha... [Read more...]

Ol Jeb Bush’s “Free Stuff” Racial Insult Was a Shrewd Calculation.

September 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush knew exactly what he was doing when he insulted African-American voters by alleging that the Democrats buy their votes with “free stuff.” In fact, it was no accident that he hurled his slur at Democrats at a campaign stop in South Carolina. Bush is wallowing in single digits in the... [Read more...]

The Learner’s Permit Test: Nailing the Exam on Your First Try.

September 30, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For young people, a driver’s license represents freedom and the ability to go wherever they want whenever they want. With so much riding on this seemingly innocent piece of plastic, it is no wonder drivers in training put so much pressure on themselves and work so hard to get their learner’s permit. If you or the... [Read more...]

Remember the Titans: UDM hoops can play key role for city in transition.

September 29, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Deee-troit Basketball!” Thanks to the popular chant made famous by John Mason, a Detroit radio legend who doubles as the public address announcer for our city’s professional basketball team, the Detroit Pistons are known by basketball fans across the globe. When the chant caught on—about a decade a ago—as the team... [Read more...]

Mentoring Is Desparately Needed in the Black Community.

September 29, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Having served as Executive Director of a nonprofit that provides mentoring services to minority boys, and having been a mentor to three African American boys, I believe mentoring is needed in the African American community now more than ever before. When Barack Obama was elected as POTUS in 2008, I was sure we would see an uptick... [Read more...]

Send in the Clowns; Ben Carson & Donald Trump.

September 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Isn’t it rich? Are we a pair? Me here at last on the ground, you in mid-air… Where are the clowns?” I have a new appreciation for “Send in the Clowns” – as sung by Bernadette Peters, Barbra Streisand, and Frank Sinatra among many others. Ben Carson is a clown. Is he a brilliant, successful, highly regarded... [Read more...]

Ebony, Black Enterprise, and Essence Magazines are hurting African Americans!

September 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Ent., Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Please tweet, e-mail , face book and re-post this piece to interested parties! If there is anything certain in the coming months, it is more economic pain for African Americans(AA). One of the major indications of this coming pain was an announcement, on September 24th by Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed),... [Read more...]

Understanding the Priesthood of Jesus Christ.

September 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We are in a teaching on a new and better covenant, and in this we need to understand the priesthood of Jesus Christ. We have a High Priest that covers us, who allows us to come out and do what we do in the church.  A priest oversees the work of the temple.  There are three significant things concerning the priesthood of Jesus... [Read more...]

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