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Saturday, August 27, 2016


Dear Nate Parker, We Need Another Hero:

August 25, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is no secret the recent exploitation of Nate Parker’s sexually irresponsible adolescent (19) behavior is a ploy to discredit his character in effort to create a cloud of suspicion around his new work, Birth of a Nation, a film centered around freedom fighter Nat Turner. In discussing the inception of the film, Nate mentions... [Read more...]

Actor Nate Parker Casts Another Ugly Glare on Bad Behaving Celebrities.

August 25, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Robert Mitchum, Rip Torn, Nick Nolte, Hugh Grant, Roman Polanski, John Travolta, Charlie Sheen, Sean Penn, Nicholas Cage, Sean Connery, Rob Lowe, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Downey, Jr., and of course everybody’s favorites Woody Allen and Bill Cosby. They all have three things in common. They are rich,... [Read more...]

Nate Parker – Brother to Brother.

August 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Brother Nate: I write to you as my brother because I cannot think of anything else to call you but my brother. When I learned about how you and your friend were tried for raping an intoxicated fellow student at Pennsylvania State University in 1999, the anger, embarrassment, and shame I felt were feelings I would feel for... [Read more...]

Presenting Ms. Rita Edmond – Meet The Contemporary Face of True Jazz Royalty.

August 23, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you’re a jazz lover and want to look upon the contemporary face of jazz royalty, take a moment to go check out Ms. Rita Edmond on Youtube. She’s the jazz world’s best kept secret.  She’s currently working on her third CD, but even on her first CD, she made it abundantly clear to this writer that she... [Read more...]

Nate Parker, Rape, The Birth Of A Nation Star Dirty Secret.

August 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Often when I think about being a Black woman in America, I think of W.E.B. Dubois and the concept of “double consciousness” he wrote about in “The Souls of Black Folk”: It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s... [Read more...]

Alicia Keys Unfiltered – Ebony Magazine’s Fashion Issue.

August 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alicia Keys tells EBONY she doesn’t believe in being “flawless,” yet on the set of the September Issue shoot, the 15-time Grammy® Award-winning music artist, philanthropist and judge on the new season of NBC’s The Voice proves she’s still a girl on fire. The fresh-faced star posed perfectly in futuristic attire while... [Read more...]

Eminem vs. Drake.

August 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In recent news, a rumor has been spiraling through the internet that two of America’s most lyrical rappers are on a collision course that may possibly alter the state of Hip-Hop. In one corner, there is the Canadian born rapper/singer who appears to have single- handedly redefined the rap culture by masculinizing singing,... [Read more...]

Death Of The Song: How The Music Of Today is Forced On Us.

July 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The minute I saw online that Adele would be having a new single out soon (Hello), I knew the pop world was going to be upside down. The song had yet to be released, but because of the new emphasis on streaming via record labels, it was going to be a blockbuster through advertising. Sure enough, Hello hit and was a success. It... [Read more...]

Black Lives Matter And Wendy Williams’ Ignorance.

July 15, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all know that there are two sides in the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLMM), but do we know who or what those two sides are? Are they racial, political, or cultural?  Is the conflict centered on police vs?  Black folks?  Who are the two sides and why does it matter?   While the murders of unarmed black folks by police... [Read more...]

Music: Hip-Hop Culture Is the Monster that the Black Community Created.

July 12, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am quite confident that what I am about to write will prove to be quite controversial, but I implore my readers to please read carefully what I am about to write. I will preface this column with one of my favorite Bible verses, Proverbs 4:7: “Wisdom is the principle thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting, get... [Read more...]

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