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Wednesday, February 10, 2016


White America, It’s Not Always About You.

February 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s Black History Month again, and this is the first post on this blog where I’m mentioning it. It might be the last; it might not be. Doesn’t really matter since I’m liable to talk about race relations and diversity issues all times during the year. It’s time to talk about it now; let’s see how many people I scare... [Read more...]

Beyonce; On ‘Jackson Five Nostrils,’ Creole vs. ‘Negro’ and Beefing Over Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’.

February 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was born and raised in New Awlins and never miss the opportunity to remind folks of that. So when Beyoncé’s video for “Formation” dropped on Saturday, I, like the majority of my homegirls, was hype. I wasn’t excited because I’m a certified Beyoncé stan, because the video is visually stunning, or because this... [Read more...]

A Bad Breakup & 8 Mile Walk Led to the Most Amazing Love Album of Our Time.

February 7, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few years ago, Dr. Samori Swygert went through a bad breakup after a long term relationship. So what? Many of us have gone through a bad breakup. But this man, a pharmacist by trade, concocted the perfect formula for an amazing piece of art out of the hurt he suffered from the demise of his relationship. One evening in Virginia,... [Read more...]

Oh #OscarsSoWhite — Biggest Fraud Since ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) First, the facts. Since 2000, 10 percent of Oscar nominations have gone to black actors. Blacks comprise 13 percent of the country’s population, so the Oscar nominations have roughly paralleled the percentage of blacks in the U.S. Here’s how the nomination process works. There are about 6,200 voting members of... [Read more...]

Jaden Smith is the Face of a Louis Vuitton Women’s Clothing Line.

January 29, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What does this mean for Black Masculinity? The emasculation of the black male in this country has been an ongoing issue since slavery.  Black men fight to have their manhood acknowledged in their community amongst their women and children.  However, the argument of such in white America is another animal.  When black men were... [Read more...]

Ten Things You Can Learn From the Nat Turner Biopic’s Record-Breaking Day at Sundance.

January 28, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Nate Parker, Writer, Director, Producer and Star of the slave rebellion drama, Birth of a Nation, just made history. The film sold for a record-breaking $17.5 million the morning after an all-night bidding war following its debut at the Sundance Film Festival. That’s the largest sum ever paid for ANY film at ANY film festival. But... [Read more...]

Black People: The Demand for Villains.

January 27, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The latest tempest in a teapot controversy is over a lack of black nominees for this year’s Academy Awards in Hollywood. The assumption seems to be that different groups would be proportionally represented if somebody were not doing somebody else wrong. That assumption carries great weight in far more important things... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby: Role Model, Rapist or Opportunist?

January 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whatever you may think of Bill Cosby, he is definitely not the Cosby Show dad. By now, most of us should know the Cosby Show was an unrealistic look at African American upscale life. Not because of the doctor and lawyer professions, but rather because they never dealt with life’s real issues that are even present in the... [Read more...]

Lebron James Athlete, Entertainer, And…..

January 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Numerous recent articles have attacked LeBron James for his failure to engage in protests in support of Tamir Rice, a youth murdered by police officers who was acquitted of any charges. These responsibilities are unfair, due to Mr. James’ profession as athlete, entertainer, and coon. Commentators on such articles are looking... [Read more...]

Stacey Dash: Correct, Clueless or Biased?

January 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alright anyone with any reasonable level of intelligence knows that FOX News ( a poor excuse for journalism) has made Stacey Dash a commentator simply because she is willing to bad mouth her own people and say what white racists really want to say themselves. But because they would be even more exposed for the racists they are,... [Read more...]

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