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Monday, May 25, 2015


Ol Confessions of a Code-Switcher: ‘Talking White’ as an Accent.

May 24, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Growing up, my Black friends said I talked “white” and my non-Black friends said I talked “ghetto.” When I’m with non-Black friends, in the classroom, or at a job interview, I automatically turn on the “taking white” switch. When I’m with my Black friends, I reset to my normal south-side... [Read more...]

GOP: Elephantine.

May 24, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Roses are red, the sky is blue… what time is it? It’s elephant time. We need to talk about the elephants in the room. So many mistakes, so little time. I’ll call this op-ed piece “Elephantine.” The word elephantine is an adjective – and is defined as “of, resembling, or characteristic of an elephant or elephants,... [Read more...]

Ol Graduation Time.

May 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) By the time you read this article millions of college students will have graduated and are now looking for jobs; many will be going on to grad school. Millions will suddenly be faced with paying off college loans or contemplating obtaining a loan for graduate studies. Where the money is concerned, neither option is attractive. Even... [Read more...]

Thy True Black Tragedy.

May 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today’s black problems are the continuing result of a legacy of slavery, poverty and racial discrimination. The fact is that most of the social pathology seen in poor black neighborhoods is entirely new in black history. Let’s look at some of it. Today... [Read more...]

5 Ways to Getting Your Company to Make the Most of Sales.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Getting a sale is the primary goal of most companies. However, once you get a sale, you want to make sure that you are doing everything you can to make the most of it. A sale doesn’t have to just be a swap between money and a product or service. You can get a lot of other benefits from a sale if you are doing things right.... [Read more...]

The Black Community Is Gradually Being Erased, And Black People Are Being Turned Into Nomads And Cultural Refugees.

May 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve gotten relatively few responses on the piece linked below.  I would have thought people would have been falling all over one another to defend our cultural heritage, but I guess many Black people are not up to fighting for their culture. We only tend to REACT when something goes desperately wrong, instead of being... [Read more...]

The 3 I’s (Infrastructure, Indifference, & Intransigence.

May 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I sincerely wish you could see what I’m seeing right now. As I’m writing this particular Op-Ed entry, I’m sitting on an Amtrak train – with the lush and scenic Northern Virginia countryside to my left and to my right. I wish you could hear what I’m listening to right now. I’m streaming a perfect musical soundtrack... [Read more...]

American Clichés.

May 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If President Obama truly wanted to rid the world of Republicans, it would be very easy for him to do so. In fact, he could accomplish the feat within 60 seconds. All he would have to do is change parties. If Barack Hussein Obama actually joined the party of Lincoln, the active membership therein would be quickly reduced to one.... [Read more...]

Ol America Should Become More Racist.

May 18, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Two weeks ago, our First Lady, Michelle Obama seemed to have caused a hornet’s nest of controversy with her graduation speech to the students of Tuskegee University.  She was the wrong messenger, with the wrong message, at the wrong place, at the wrong time. It was very difficult to listen to our First Lady rant on... [Read more...]

It’s Time to Make a Bold Decision.

May 17, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m not sure who this message is for, but I felt a strong urge to write it, so since you’re reading it, perhaps I wrote it just for you. It’s short and sweet. Enjoy… A real sign of growing up spiritually and emotionally occurs when you stop making decisions based on everyone else’s expectations.... [Read more...]

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