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Monday, January 16, 2017

There Are More Hidden Figures Around Us.

January 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I’m just amazed at the shoulders that I’m standing on to allow me to work to achieve my dreams.” Taylor Richardson, attending “Hidden Figures” premiere at the White House 2016 Dedicated to the past Hidden Figures that allowed girls and boys to embrace STEM – STEAM – STREAM and grasp new opportunities to fulfill... [Read more...]

Chris Brown & Soulja Boy Beef: We Don’t Have Time for Foolishness.

January 13, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We have so much to consider as a collective community. Our kids need us to fight for their right to a competent education in a safe environment. We have a President that is about to be sworn in that does not carry our interest at all. He has appointed an Attorney General that has a past laced with the support of racial injustice.... [Read more...]

J Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only” Speaks Truth.

December 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) J Cole’s new album “4 Your Eyez Only” is a thought provoking. It shows the growth of Cole as a storyteller. The amazing concept of the album is from the first listen you’d think maybe it’s about him…or you’d ask yourself did Cole sellout. However, when you listen again you’d realize he’s allowing the dead an... [Read more...]

Why I Could NEVER Respect Young Thug.

December 14, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I guess anyone with an album that claims to be a rap artist can be considered a “lyricist”. Maybe having some degree of money means one can degrade other working people. I guess disrespecting black women simply trying to do their job is okay when you consider yourself a rapper…regardless of how low grade you are. If you... [Read more...]

Prince, I May Never Get Over Mr. Purple Rain.

December 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) April 21, 2016 we were forced to say goodbye to the man we know as Prince. To me that was one of the darkest days of this year. How do I acknowledge the passing of an artist whose music meant to much to my life, and whose music saw me through so any rough times? I know I’m not the only person that feels this way, but I feel... [Read more...]

Michael Jackson Taught Us…

December 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I admit I miss Michael Jackson. I can’t lie his music, creativity and the humanity he possessed are the things I miss the most. People can say what they want…I don’t believe he was wacko, and the world seemed to be a better place when he was in it. Though songs like “Human Nature” and “Stanger in Moscow” will speak... [Read more...]

Gucci Mane 2016 was something to remember.

December 7, 2016 by  
Filed under Ent., Health, Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 2015, I was a 23 year old workaholic who was 274-78 pounds and quite unhealthy. I ate out at least four times a week and didn’t get any sleep because of anxiety issues. I relied on food as a coping mechanism to deal with the rigors of working 11 hours a day. While of course it tasted good, I didn’t realized the... [Read more...]

The Beyhive is filled with Simpletons Or Why the Political Acumen of Beyoncé and Jay Z Count for Nothing.

November 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I found it thoroughly comical and insulting that during the final stretch of the general election that instead of stating policy specifics, or going around from county to county, Hillary Clinton fell back on staying to large urban cities and using the classic pandering strategy of pulling out entertainers to appeal to that portion... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby, NBA Legend Marv Albert, Mainstream Media Loves One, Hates Other.

November 29, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week, I was watching some NBA games on TNT and one of the game’s announcers was famed broadcaster Marv Albert. He is considered by many to be one of the top announcers in all of sports history. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association... [Read more...]

Moonlight: A film redefining Black Male Identity.

November 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A young man deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the “War on Drugs” era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality. Based... [Read more...]

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