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Thursday, February 22, 2018

We Need More Movies Like “Hidden Figures”.

February 3, 2018 by  
Filed under Black History, Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The phenomenal success of the motion picture Hidden Figures shows that there is an audience for well-crafted films featuring African American themes and stars. More importantly, it shows how African Americans are inextricably linked not only to American history, but also to world shaping events. In commemoration of Black History... [Read more...]

Oprah Please Stay Out of Politics.

January 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Given the current President I know without a doubt Oprah Winfrey can do a better job. She may not know a lot about politics, but at the very least she will be far more graceful that what we have now. She has the notoriety, the money, and could make may valid arguments I’m sure about equality, the justice system, and healthcare.... [Read more...]

South African Jazz Icon Hugh Masekela Dead at 78.

January 24, 2018 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I had a friend ask me about Hugh Masekela after seeing his name trending. I didn’t know where to begin, so I said, “If Bob Marley lived and continued his social activism he would be the Hugh Masekela of the Western Hemisphere.” This wasn’t an attempt to elevate “Bra” Masekela or diminish the legacy of Bob Marley.... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Den of Thieves.

January 24, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ever feel like robbing a bank, but your conscience and the  consequences blocked you? Well, if you’re willing to vicariously live out that fantasy through the crooks in this tense, constantly-surprising crime/action/drama, you can experience the thrill of a big heist, without the repercussions. On one side of the law in... [Read more...]

Saving Money On Things You Use Everyday.

January 22, 2018 by  
Filed under Ent., Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Did you make a resolution to save money for you and your entire family? If so, trying to find different ways to stay on a budget to cut back costs can be a challenge. Getting everyone on board is the only way to do it. From slashing your grocery bill to cutting back on spending money at the gas station, here are just a few suggestions... [Read more...]

Oprah For President, Really?

January 14, 2018 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The ancient Greeks referred to the dramatic moment in some of their plays as “deus ex machina,” the god from the machine. The term, introduced by the Greek tragedian Aeschylus, has, according to definition, “evolved to mean a plot device whereby a seemingly unsolvable problem is suddenly and abruptly resolved... [Read more...]

Hollywood Quiet When It Comes To Bill Clinton Infidelity.

January 13, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In President Donald Trump era, Hollywood has become more political and less entertaining, while Washington, D.C., has become more entertaining and less political. The theme of this year’s Golden Globes awards show was “Time’s Up,” the movement to salute the women who have come forward to tell their stories of sexual... [Read more...]

Oprah-rizing of America must STOP!

January 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The American Left’s Oprah-mania about her running for president in 2020 is truly absurd. What on earth qualifies Oprah to run our country? I do not consider myself White House material. But if Oprah qualifies, I am a far superior candidate. Years ago when Oprah became a national phenomenon, I coined the phrase, the Oprah-lizaton... [Read more...]

Oprah Winfrey vs. The Cult Of Consciousness.

January 10, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I’d rather have a smart enemy than a stupid ally.”  Proverb By now, almost everyone knows Oprah Winfrey received the 2018, Golden Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement. Her acceptance speech was inspiring. It was one of those moments where the right person was on the right stage saying... [Read more...]

Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes Speech; For Black Or White Women?

January 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the mentoring process, one rarely understands why they are being taught certain things. Oftentimes, one could be convinced that their mentor is insane as they seek to prepare you for a “higher purpose” as the next generation of race men/women. There is no doubt that experience has taught the elders of our community... [Read more...]

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