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President Obama Took ‘Smarter’ Approach.

January 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With first light on January 16 came the stunning news: “Iran released Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and three other detained Iranian Americans on Saturday in exchange for seven people imprisoned or charged in the United States,” the Washington Post reported, “a swap linked to the imminent implementation of... [Read more...]

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are the GOP’s, Not the Democrat’s, Worst Nightmare.

January 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Vice President Joe Biden was not auditioning for a stint on SNL or appealing to divine providence when he quipped to a packed crowd of Democrats recently that the Republicans may have given the Democrats a “gift from the Lord” in the presidential race. The heavenly gift Biden referred to comes in the form of a Trump or Cruz... [Read more...]

What’s Your Mindset?

January 31, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) At the beginning of each year, news articles and television shows are abuzz with advice about how to reach your goals – how to lose weight, how to launch a new career, how to get out of debt. And for the most part, the advice is spot on: Eat less, exercise more, cut up your credit cards, meet new people.  Pretty straightforward,... [Read more...]

Oh #OscarsSoWhite — Biggest Fraud Since ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) First, the facts. Since 2000, 10 percent of Oscar nominations have gone to black actors. Blacks comprise 13 percent of the country’s population, so the Oscar nominations have roughly paralleled the percentage of blacks in the U.S. Here’s how the nomination process works. There are about 6,200 voting members of... [Read more...]

Republican Candidates: Grow Up!

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Of all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, head of the Fox News Channel, said it all in just two words: “Grow up!” It is amazing how many people have been oblivious to this middle-aged man’s spoiled brat behavior, his childish boastfulness about things he says he is going to... [Read more...]

The Modern Republican Party Has Morphed Into The Domestic Enemy Of The United States.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For the past thirty-five years the Corporate-GOP Alliance has been engaged in a brutal assault on the American people. They’ve sent our jobs out of the country, while at the same time, the Republican congress has blocked any funding for the government to create jobs by repairing the nation’s badly deteriorating infrastructure,... [Read more...]

Double Standard Of Sexual Promiscuity.

January 30, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is an immense double standard for judging the sexual exploits of men and women. Males who are sexually active with numerous partners are hailed as ‘ladies’ men’ – seducers of the female who are unable to deny their charm, looks, or fame. On the other hand, women who have numerous partners are labeled negatively... [Read more...]

Black Men: Four Inside-Out Strategies for Handling Stress.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Stress is a natural part of life. Just about everything in which we engage results in some type of stress. For a lot of black men in America, though, stress-triggers have most often been associated with law enforcement, poor health, and chronic unemployment. Over time, these triggers result in significantly lower life expectancies... [Read more...]

The Presidential Election: What You Need To Know.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For many of you, once you read this article you have in fact eaten the apple and your eyes will be opened to the reality of who controls your world. I am not the serpent in the garden but it’s time you found out who really is. First of all, this country is neither a democracy nor a republic. It is a capitalistic oligarchy... [Read more...]

Fathers are Becoming the “Gap In the Bookshelf” of Children.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fathers matter in the education of their children, fathers are more than just providers they are a foundation of strength to prepare children for a world of diverse challenges, temptations and pressures. If you take a father out of the lives of children there is a “Gap In The Bookshelf” of learning how to cope and deal in... [Read more...]

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