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Tuesday, December 1, 2015


November 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The other day I was watching Empire by Lee Daniels. And, I enjoyed it, immensely. Evidently, I wasn’t alone in my sentiments because nine million other viewers tuned in. After further investigation, I discovered that not only was Empire the No.1 new show, but also the No. 2 scripted show, after Walking Dead. The Lyon family:... [Read more...]

Peter Tosh A Revolutionary: 12 Fascinating Facts About The “Stepping Razor”.

November 10, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Numerous reggae musicians both from the past and present are self-proclaimed revolutionaries. Modern society seems to accept their claims, whether or not they have done any revolutionary acts. Though Bob Marley is the commercially accepted king of reggae, his bandmate Peter Tosh holds a grander title: the title of revolutionary.... [Read more...]

Film director Spike Lee, You Should Have Done the Right Thing With ‘Chiraq.

November 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Sometimes you just have to live long enough to see some of your heroes unfortunately become villains. In this case, it was a trailer that broke my heart. Like every other enthusiastic Spike Lee fan, I watched the trailer to his latest joint Chiraq. Sigh. I had to watch it again to see if I wasn’t missing anything. No,... [Read more...]

For Sale: Would You Like to Buy This Celebrity Home?

November 4, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Ent., Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all love celebrities. Their good looks, relationship woes, and over-the-top personalities make them prime fodder for entertainment even when they don’t mean to be in the public eye. We simply want to know what makes them tick because, well, they seem so different from the average person. One way to get into the celebrity... [Read more...]

Film On 1898 Coup Debuts November 14th At Cucalorus Film Festival.

November 2, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “A massacre kept secret for over 100 years. Now the truth will finally be revealed.” The Wilmington Massacre was a bloody attack on the African-American community by a heavily armed white mob with the support of the North Carolina Democratic Party on November 10, 1898 in the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina. It is... [Read more...]

Chris Brown: Redemption is Always Possible.

October 31, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Life has an interesting way of changing directions as quickly as the wind. Sometimes we have some control in the matter, and other times all we can do is hold on as the storm rages. In times of chaos, and confusion, a step in the right direction can become a focal point that places one back on a path of positive progress. It... [Read more...]

Yes, Bills or Benefits?

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

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you die, what will you leave behind, bills or benefits? That’s the main question posed by the upcoming documentary film by Ric Mathis, Atlanta videographer and film maker. The question is applicable on a personal and collective level; one each of us should honestly answer. Mathis has captured the essence of that question,... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby, Not Ebony Magazine, Fanned Stereotypes of the Black Family.

October 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ebony Magazine stirred a mini-firestorm of rage when it dredged up an old photo shot of the TV Cosby show family, plopped it on its November cover, and then fractured the picture. The obvious point being that embattled comedian Bill Cosby not only disgraced his legacy but disgraced the hitherto near sacrosanct image and legacy... [Read more...]

Eminem: King of Kings.

October 17, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a previous article, I mis-spoke. I called Eminem an uncrowned king. I said this because of some misconstrued, prejudice that hides in a tiny crevice of my soul. I was doing to a white boy exactly what whites do to Black people. I was incorporating his skin color into my decision making process. And, that was dead wrong. Therefore,... [Read more...]

Fetty Wap Trap Queen, Hip Hop’s New Star.

October 17, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From the inception of Hip-Hop, the Black woman has been portrayed as everything from a heroine to a house wife to a video-ho. Irrespective of the role she plays for said artists, she remains hitched to Hip-Hop like a descriptive plot interwoven in an intricate piece of a written narrative. Fetty Wap is presently standing with... [Read more...]

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