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Sunday, August 28, 2016


The Left’s War on American Dreamers.

August 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I admit it. I have this corny obsession with the baseball movie, “The Natural.” At the end of the movie it is the bottom of the ninth ending with two outs. Roy Hobbs is at bat. The game and his teammate’s hope of playing in the world series is on Roy’s shoulders. In his youth, life threw Roy an unexpectedly curve... [Read more...]

Dear Nate Parker, We Need Another Hero:

August 25, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is no secret the recent exploitation of Nate Parker’s sexually irresponsible adolescent (19) behavior is a ploy to discredit his character in effort to create a cloud of suspicion around his new work, Birth of a Nation, a film centered around freedom fighter Nat Turner. In discussing the inception of the film, Nate mentions... [Read more...]

Hey Donald Trump, When Was America Great?

August 25, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our American exceptionalism allows us to shimmer, too fully in our greatness. We are the biggest and the baddest. We are the best armed and the most influential. We win the most Olympic medals, and we have the most nuclear weapons. We are so great that we wave our flags and shout out, “U.S.A.! U.S.A.! U.S.A.!” In some ways,... [Read more...]

Women of Color and Culture -Making History Making Noise in the Olympics.

August 23, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)   @BritniDWrites – @EBONYMag; “This win hopefully brings hope and change to some of the issues going on.” #BeingABlackGirlIsLit esp. in #RIO When was the last time African Americans, Haitians, Hispanics, and other people of color and culture were brought together and celebrated their diversity? When President... [Read more...]

Alabama and Auburn Football – The Ultimate Plantations In Alabama.

August 22, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alabama is known for many things like being the 4th most corrupt state in the country, systemic oppression, mass incarceration, and being the most religious state in the country. But what most people in Alabama care about more than their conservatism and religion is Football, Football, Football, Football. And it’s the... [Read more...]

Apologizing for Bad Behaving Whites is the Norm.

August 21, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The issue is not the bad behavior, lies, or even white privilege that was nakedly on display in the case of the prevaricating white Olympic swimmers. The issue is, as always, the boundless storehouse of apologizing for bad behaving, and more times than not, law breaking young and no so young whites, and especially athletes and... [Read more...]

Cam Newton & 8 Ways In Which The System Brainwashes And Marginalizes Inner City Male Athletes.

August 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I saw a comment that Cam Newton made that really bothered me. He told GQ Magazine that America is a “post-racial” society. The comment is a reflection of the severe brainwashing of inner city athletes that have happened in America since the days when Joe Louis was told that if he wanted to fight, he could never behave... [Read more...]

Rio 2016 Olympics: Internationalism or individualism?

August 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Gallup reports that the percentage of Americans expressing interest in the Olympic Games, which have just begun in Brazil, is way below the last four Olympics. In the previous four Olympic Games, going back to 2000, when they were held in Sydney, Australia, Americans saying they planned to watch a “great deal/fair amount”... [Read more...]

Gabby Douglas And Her Beautiful Edges Matter.

August 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Gabby Douglas is amazing. I have been enthralled with her since I was exposed to her during the London Olympics. I remember people having so much to say about her having Nappy Edges four years ago. Since when did Nappy Edges become a bad thing?  Oh, I forgot, When ignorant people told you that your Blackness, your Nappiness... [Read more...]

A Curse Of The Inner City Athlete – Being Financially Irresponsible Like Trent Richardson.

August 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, former college football and pro running back Trent Richardson told ESPN’s E:60 that many of his own family and friends had secretly stolen $1.6 million within 10 months that happened without his knowledge. He told them that they had used the $1.6 million on almost 20 accounts with Netflix and Hulu and booze aka... [Read more...]

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