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Monday, February 19, 2018


Happy 100th Birthday Ossie Davis; Your Spirit Is Still Among Us.

December 20, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Entertainer and activist Ossie Davis would be 100 years old if he was alive today. Yet, it’s impossible to celebrate his life without also honoring the storied career of his wife and life partner, Ruby Dee. Given the heightened racial tensions in America, it’s also hard to ignore that Davis and Dee always stood out as dedicated... [Read more...]

Dragon Ball Fighterz – My Thoughts.

December 20, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I first heard that a 2.5D Dragon Ball fighting game was coming out, I was very ecstatic because I’ve not been this excited for a Dragon Ball fighting game since Budokai 3 came out in November 2004 for the Sony PlayStation 2 Back during my senior year in high school. I remember going to a Budokai 3 tournament that was... [Read more...]

Whether it’s Tavis Smiley or Bill Cosby, I’m Still Hearing Many Blacks Scream Race.

December 19, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Disgraced former talk show host Tavis Smiley to his credit hasn’t at least so far publicly screamed race to battle back against the sexual abuse charges leveled against him. The damage to his reputation suffered has been swift and brutal. The charges got him bounced for the moment from PBS, dropped like a hot potato by Walmart,... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

December 17, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Wow! This is the event movie of the year. So much action; so much haunting drama and raw emotion. And it doesn’t just build to one climax; it crescendos from one climax, to the next and the next, ratcheting up the tension every time. Action/adventure fans will be dancing in the aisles. There is something biblical about “Star... [Read more...]

Top 5 Things That I Personally Don’t Like About The Dragon Ball Super Anime.

December 15, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In my mid-teens, I fell in love with Dragon Ball when I started watching Dragon Ball Z right before Future Trunks was scheduled to debut and this was at a time when Toonami was at it’s peak back then. Fast forward to 2017 and Dragon Ball Super and it’s had its highs and lows, but it has remained pretty popular in Japan despite... [Read more...]

Hip Hop Nutcracker – Blending of Hip Hop and the Classic Nutcracker.

December 12, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Hip Hop Nutcracker was a musical explosion combing old school Hip Hop with classical music and the grace, elegance and power of Hip Hop dancing. The back drop story line of the Nutcracker provided the framework on a story that is relevant generationally dealing with the diversity of relationships and family. Using music... [Read more...]

TV One Cancels “News Veteran” Roland Martin’s NewsOne Now.

December 11, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The only Black daily newscast on television is no more. TV One is canceling Roland Martin’s morning show “NewsOne Now” due to budget cuts. “They called a meeting on Wednesday and told the staff they were canceling the show. They’re having significant financial problems and they have to scale back,” a source told... [Read more...]

Music Legend/Actress Della Reese Dies at 86.

December 11, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Della Reese, the legendary actress and star of the classic movie “Harlem Nights” and the long-running CBS drama “Touched by an Angel,” died on Sunday, November 19. She was 86. From Reese’s memorable appearances in movies like “A Thin Line between Love and Hate” to television shows like “Chico and the Man,”... [Read more...]

I’m Glad Terry Crews Took a Stand.

December 10, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black people in this country have had to deal with the same of sexual assault that dates back to slavery. It was understood that our women were raped, and beaten by slave owners. The abuse they were forced to endure had a lasting effect on our sisters. They deserved to be treated as human beings of value precious in our eyes.... [Read more...]

Film Review; Quest.

December 7, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) They’re everyday saints. The Raineys are a loving family and community activists. They live in northern Philadelphia, an inner-city neighborhood that’s an archetype for lots of struggling, poverty-level American communities. Yet somehow, this endearing clan remains positive through the most challenging moments. Their resilience... [Read more...]

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