2016 September : ThyBlackMan

Sunday, November 19, 2017


When Was America Great?

September 27, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) American, the land of opportunity. But is that enough to make a country great? Trump says make America great again and Hillary says America never stopped being great. But my question is when was America ever great in the first place? And for all the people who accept the Trump or Hillary talking points, what is your definition... [Read more...]

The paradox of voting Democratic: Sounds great, but where’s the progress?

September 27, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week President Obama stood before the Congressional Black Caucus and gave his final speech as the acting Commander-in-Chief. The tone was very relaxed. At times it was playful. He was on friendly territory, a familiar neighborhood where you know everyone by their first names. It was like he walked into the door at Cheers... [Read more...]

Changing America’s Narrative: The New African-American History Museum Opens on the National Mall.

September 27, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “In the shadow of the Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the King Memorial, and the front yard of the Washington Monument, like a phoenix, our museum will rise…Believe me, if we can build a museum…there’s nothing that you can’t do. There’s nothing you can’t reach. There’s nothing you can’t teach, but... [Read more...]

Blue Code Of Silence — Cops Step Forward.

September 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The day after Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler announced first degree manslaughter charges would be filed against Tulsa officer Betty Shelby for gunning down distressed motorist Terence Crutcher, the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable and other civil rights organizations held a press conference. They announced... [Read more...]

Donald Trump is Right!.. and Trump is Wrong about African Americans!

September 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you look at how this election cycle is unfolding at the national level and count losers and winners, African Americans (AA) would have to rank as the biggest losers. You ask, how do you draw that conclusion? Here is how. Even with 1) an African American president sitting in the White House, 2) a seasoned Congressional Black... [Read more...]

To Serve & Protect: Colin Kaepernick.

September 26, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a Vet, I totally understand what it means to serve and protect and to sacrifice self for the well being of someone else. And in my eyes, that’s exactly what professional athlete Colin Kaepernick is doing. The move he made on Americas biggest stage was not only sacrificial, but also a service call for protection not only... [Read more...]

Black Preachers remain silent during Charlotte riots?

September 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Where are the black preachers in the wake of days of lawless anarchy in Charlotte, North Carolina? Most are either missing in action, or worse – siding with the rioters. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police repeatedly told 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott to drop his gun before they shot and killed him. But false reports spread by Scott’s... [Read more...]

Billionaire George Soros and His Antagonism Toward Israel.

September 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Billionaire George Soros generally does not hide the fact that he uses the considerable funds at his disposal to support his extremist, leftist ideals. So when he does hide something, it should raise some serious questions. A series of leaked documents recently revealed that Soros’ philanthropy network, the Open Society Foundations,... [Read more...]

Education Gap – In Black & White…

September 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “You’re getting your inheritance early.”  Those were my father’s words to me as he explained that he was taking money that he might have left me in his will and spending it on my private school tuition.  My father’s reasoning was that I would be able to create more wealth for his grandchildren if he invested in my... [Read more...]

Regarding Charlotte, NC – Black & Blue Lives and Lies.

September 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hi Folks. These are a few thoughts from the road. Mary and I are driving from our home in Florida up to visit her family in West Virginia and my family in Maryland. On Saturday, Pumphrey, the community I grew up in is having an event honoring my 88 year old preacher dad. Dad was a pillar of our black community. In the 60’s,... [Read more...]

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