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Monday, June 27, 2016

This Is Why Rapper Snoop Lion Should Write, Direct and Produce Black Movies.

June 7, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week rapper Snoop Dogg put up an epic video rant on his Instagram. In the verbiage that only Snoop can conjugate, he said in no uncertain terms that people should not watch the 21st century remake of the epic TV miniseries Roots that aired on The History Channel last week. I must say that I thoroughly agree with Snoop Dogg’s... [Read more...]

A&E “Roots” Remake: Snoop Dogg Got It Right.

June 3, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Quoting the Pointer Sisters song, “I’m so excited!” Black pop icon Snoop Dogg’s comments about the remake of the “Roots” TV series, in essence, is what I have been preaching to fellow blacks for decades (without his profanity). Snoop said, “I’m sick of this s—. They are going to just keep beating... [Read more...]

White Supremacy and the Democratic Party’s Dark Past.

June 3, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Christopher Everett’s new independent film “Wilmington on Fire” is a stunning movie about the racist massacre that took place in Wilmington, North Carolina when a mob of whites burned down Black businesses in downtown Wilmington and either killed or exiled its Black citizens, threatening death to some of the Black... [Read more...]

Dear Azealia Banks…

June 3, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let me begin by saying I am a black woman, a daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend. Last I reached out to this sister she thought I was a brother. I want to be sure it is understood this is not the perspective of a man, but indeed that of a woman. I applaud brutal honesty, and believe everyone should stay in their lanes.... [Read more...]

Thank You Prince.

June 3, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) First and foremost, I admit I am a HUGE Prince fan and I admit it has taken me over three weeks to finish this piece. I guess, like some fans, I was waiting for the media to say GOTCHA it was all a very cruel joke. However, I must admit that the more I saw remembrance posts and articles I began to believe the worst had indeed... [Read more...]

Top Notch Transportation Tunes: Factors for Finding Your Perfect Car Stereo System.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most car stereo systems are just dreadful. They don’t have proper balance, the bass is either too heavy or non-existent. And, they rely too heavily on sound gimmicks and mids to do the work that should be done by a properly-balanced system. Here’s what you need to know to find the perfect car stereo system for your vehicle. The... [Read more...]

On ol ‘Inequality’.

June 2, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is there a more brain-dead concept than to empower the government to fight “income inequality”? What sane, normal, rational human being thinks that human talent, drive, interests and opportunity can — or should — result in equal outcomes? Despite my love of athletics, I knew in third grade that my friend,... [Read more...]

Cable Television And It’s Effect On Young Black People In America.

May 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no secret that we are the biggest consumers in America and we watch TV more than any other group in the country. Back in the 90s when I was a kid, I was a big fan of The Fox Network because of certain shows like In Living Color and Saturday morning cartoons like X-Men and Spider-Man on Fox Kids. I was also a fan of... [Read more...]

Where’s the rest of it? Stories about black life in the inner-city.

May 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Where’s the rest of it?” is a line of dialogue from my web-series I thought would work as a title for this blog because I am asking Hollywood the same question about the stories it produces about inner-city black youth. My web-series, the Miseducation of a First Generation College Student, is a dramedy that navigates... [Read more...]

Shonda Rhimes: Don’t Make A Black Woman Angry!

May 5, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For centuries the mainstream media has had carte blanche in drafting commentary on Black people, they have been allowed to portray Blacks from an obstructed vantage point and in most cases they don’t have the aptitude to delve into the pathology of Black culture. Which proved to be the case with Alessandra Stanley’s opening... [Read more...]

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