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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

PBS & CBS Veteran Anchor Charlie Rose Has Fallen.

November 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The privileged and prestigious professional life of Charlie Rose came to a shocking end this week. In the latest lurid front-page testimony on powerful men, the Washington Post reported that eight women have accused Rose of brutish and exhibitionist behavior. They said new employees were sometimes rubbed on the shoulders by... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Mudbound.

November 19, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Writer/director Dee Rees’ 2011 feature film debut Pariah was a depressing but touching look at black lesbian life. This follow-up film is no less weighty. The key difference is the budget ($10M) for this film is bigger and it is used wisely on a top-notch tech crew and fine actors that elevate this southern WWII-era epic.... [Read more...]

FBI Investigating the Meek Mill Case After Strange Judge Requests.

November 15, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Ent., Music, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If there is one story that has drawn the attention of the media and Hollywood over the past week, it is Meek Mill’s sentence to two-to-four years in prison. Numerous hip-hop artists have rallied behind the rapper, including Rick Ross, T.I., and Jay-Z. It has sparked a massive debate regarding the criminal justice system in... [Read more...]

What do we do when Andre 3000 doesn’t feel music anymore?

November 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The trials of Andre 3000 to release new music has been the equivalent of pulling teeth; the rapper has ducked and dodged an official follow up to his masterpiece, kind-of-sort-of solo album The Love Below. That album was released along with Big Boi’s Speakerboxxx in 2003, selling over eleven million copies. OutKast released... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Roman J. Israel, Esq.

November 9, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Denzel Washington may be the most accomplished actor of our generation. Like a chameleon, he’s morphed from the stern father in Fences to a dorky, introverted attorney in this meandering crime/drama/thriller. His talent is more than enough reason to sit through the two hours and nine minutes of misguided, anticlimactic storytelling. Writer/director... [Read more...]

Dragon Ball Super – Several Of The Biggest Retcons And Asspulls I Personally Disagreed With.

November 7, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I personally admit as a long time fan of Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Super has had it’s fare share of highs and lows. And Dragon Ball Super has been very controversial especially as of lately in the eyes of a lot of Dragon Ball fans like myself and I personally understand why they are legitimately angry at a lot of things they... [Read more...]

Escapism Can be Dangerous.

November 7, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Life is riddled with mentally draining situations. In addition to the challenges that come with the struggle to survive, thrive and march towards progress some of us have to deal with additional stress that beckons for a release. It is no secret that being Black (male and female) is not easy in America, or in other parts of... [Read more...]

2017: Ebony Magazine – Annual Ebony Power 100 List.

November 3, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today, EBONY magazine announced its annual EBONY Power 100 list, which honors the heroes and leaders of the African-American community whose work continues to inspire, influence and impact the next generation. The past year has proved to be an extraordinary one for the African-American community: Six Black actors were nominated... [Read more...]

Film Review; “Marshall” – Has hit theaters.

November 2, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Considering all his major accomplishments, why didn’t someone make a film about Thurgood Marshall’s life that was comprehensive? He was the lawyer who won Brown v. Board of Education, and was the founder of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, United States Solicitor General and the first African American Supreme... [Read more...]

Cultural Exploitation – My Thoughts.

October 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s a topic that’s being commonly discussed amongst a lot of African people that they call “cultural appropriation”, but I call it cultural exploitation. To parasitic opportunist whites, our culture is a costume/fad to them, but to us, our culture connects us back to the roots of our ancestry which began in Africa... [Read more...]

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