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Saturday, October 25, 2014


Do Abusive Athletes/Men Genuinely Apologize to Their Woman?

October 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In this climate of NFL domestic battery and abuse, many wonder what kind of private apologies were extended to the wives/women by the professional athletes accused of such terrible acts! And how does an abusive man and those who’ve made mistakes actually go about saying “I’m Sorry” to the woman…convincingly?!   Being... [Read more...]

The Music Industry Is Killing More Black Men Than The Kkk.

October 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This week, I had a conversation with Father Michael Pfleger, head of the Saint Sabina church on the southwest side of Chicago.  Father Pfleger actively engages with struggling young black men in the consistent fight for their humanity, education, prosperity and survival. Pfleger, more than most men in his position, knows the... [Read more...]

Baton Rouge Rapper Lil Boosie Speaks A False Truth That Our Oppressor Will Reward Him Greatly For!

October 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I heard the words spoken by rapper Lil’ Boosie in a recent interview it made me cringe severely in my chair because it amazes me how someone with a limited experience in the broader scope of the struggle of Black people – worldwide and especially in America – could be showcased to say such ignorant things over the... [Read more...]

Why Famous Black People Refuse To Confront Bet.

September 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A couple of months ago, I was hit with an interesting controversy.  I wrote an article to young black men, arguing that they should reject the influences of mainstream media and embrace the idea of sexual responsibility.  My point was that sleeping around with a lot of different women is risky for many reasons, including:  Unwanted... [Read more...]

Jennifer Lopez Proves Record Execs Don’t Care Who Distributes Their Material.

September 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The music business has been tainted with illuminati misconceptions and Ill-minded executives turning trash into gold. As of lately, you can make a rap song popular by capitalizing on Vine (Bobby Schmurda,) use African American references in music, video and performance (Miley Cyrus) and now, Jennifer Lopez. Yes, read that previous... [Read more...]

Music doesn’t make suburban kids kill each other, so it’s harmless, right?

September 11, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Someone recently criticized my opposition to violent, genocidal strands of hip-hop music by stating that I was wrong to believe that black youth are affected more than children from other communities. The person pointed out, correctly, that more of the music is purchased by whites than by blacks, and since white kids aren’t... [Read more...]

CeeLo Green: Don’t Believe the Hype?.

September 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) All of social media is abuzz with the free fall of CeeLo Green. Even those of us who watched his slow and calculated rise from Goodie Mob to Gnarls Barkley to premiere judge on NBC’s The Voice find ourselves “sharing” and “liking” the carnage.  The only thing a fan loves more than the rise of a... [Read more...]

Record Labels Should Be Sued For Promoting Black Male Genocide.

September 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember when the federal government restricted tobacco companies from marketing to children?  They did this because they know that marketing can modify behavior and they didn’t want young people to be influenced to engage in unhealthy activity.  Well, what happens when you are marketing mass murder to teenagers?  Should... [Read more...]

Can Hip Hop Artists Create A New Version of “Self Destruction”?

September 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The horrific murder of nine-year-old Antonio Smith in Chicago sometime last week, weighed heavy on my mind. The outrage was very minimal, but despite what the media has written about one’s lack of outrage, the community is very upset and concerned about this unsolved murder. Smith was found shot multiple times in the backyard... [Read more...]

Old Washed-Up Rappers!

August 30, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’ve all witnessed the sad sceen before: once spry and energetic rappers who have overstayed their welcome to the genre and now, well, they’re just old. Looking at an old rapper that has clearly seen younger days and is now trying to catch their breath in between lyrics is like being a witness to elder abuse. There’s just... [Read more...]

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