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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Motown Legend Smokey Robinson Gets His Boots On To Support America’s Military.

June 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Press Release, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Heavyweight to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award, Thanks Veterans for the Freedom to Pursue his Dreams Boot Campaign announced today that legendary singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson joined the esteemed list of more than 400 celebrities getting their “boots on” to support the... [Read more...]

Yes, What Black Music Needs Now More Than Ever.

June 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As we mark the 36th anniversary of Black Music Month, I am grateful that there is a time dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the significance of black music. I have been in the music industry for over 40 years, and have had the privilege of witnessing the amazing evolution of black music. As a former senior executive at... [Read more...]

Party Like a VIP at the BET Awards and BET Experience in L.A.

June 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s that time of year again. It’s the magical season when L.A. Live becomes one big rockin’, hip-hoppin’ party. It takes four magnificent days and three outstanding venues to accommodate all of the fun, good times and massive stars. Get ready to roll in the aisles because this mega event of peace, love... [Read more...]

Ol McKinney, Mississippi, and the Dangers of Celebrating While Black.

June 10, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I was growing up in Florida, one of the high points of summer were block parties. Local DJs would set up in neighborhood parks or on the beach and kids would come from across town to drink, smoke, and dance to the music. Word of these parties would spread via flyers and the teenage grapevine until often several hundred people... [Read more...]

‘Sorority Sisters’ Cancellation: The Ol Educated Black Woman’s Psyche.

June 9, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I know that this is a blatantly late post about the cancellation of ‘Sorority Sisters’, but since I just wrote about black women and our solidarity issues, this is a good time to address my thoughts on such a shameful episode in black history. If you’re not familiar with the show, here’s a synopsis from VH1: Sorority... [Read more...]

The top 10 benefits of knowing a white liberal.

June 9, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is very rare that you can turn on the television or listen to the radio and not hear about all of the negative things that are associated with differences. Too many times any people get so caught up in whether or not someone else sees the world the same way that they do that they forget there’s actually a benefit in diversity.... [Read more...]

Brother’s Stand Up: In Response to “Kenya Moore the Doppelbanger”.

June 9, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was a bit taken back by this article. In my pondering over the points of the psychological diagnosis spewed by this brother, it resonated with me, that the seemingly endless depth of sickness we suffer, as a people, infects the root at an even deeper layer. It infects our community at the core, and it affects our daily lives... [Read more...]

Kenya Moore the Doppelbanger.

June 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whenever someone claims that they cannot find a suitable mate to settle down with, in many cases, they suffer from an undiagnosed clinical condition known as doppelbangerism. This mental abnormality is when a person only wants to have relations with someone that looks just like them but isn’t related. Clearly, in addition to... [Read more...]

The Moulin Rouge Casino and Its Impact On Las Vegas.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Even though the doors were only open for about a year in 1955, the Moulin Rouge Casino is possibly one of the most important casinos in history. The casino is the only entertainment facility included in the National Register of Historic Places and has graced the cover of Life magazine. The Moulin Rouge also has been included... [Read more...]

CD Release; G Von Che’ I The G Spot.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) G Von Che’ is a rapper/poet/actor performing in the South Florida tri-county area of Miami-Dade/Broward/ Palm Beach.   G Von Che’ was born in Queens, New York City. Relocating to Florida to further his career in entertainment, the Queens native blends the streets with the sun. Whether it’s a club banger, music... [Read more...]

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