Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Your Right To Protest – Even In The NFL.

October 2, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Does any American citizen have the right to peacefully protest? Hell yes, that is a fact, a right and the law. Protesting also includes freedom of speech, yet another right we are guaranteed. So it amazes me when people want to squash or criticize your right to protest. How dare they tell you when to do it and where? If they... [Read more...]

Fake Unity Won’t Heal the Nation.

October 2, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The country is divided. This is not something that just happened; the division of this country is as old as the nation itself. The problem is not necessarily a lack of conversation, nor narrative, but the lack of truth in the conversation. We cannot expect to find a way to foster a meaningful conversation regarding race and... [Read more...]

Facts are Not Well Received.

October 2, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Right now, we live in a country where emotions and social tension is running high. Every time we turn on the news, or tune in to social media we are seeing social unrest on so many levels. It is unfortunate that facts, and truth, are simply sidebars in conversations led by privilege, anger, confusion, and hurt. When the emotional... [Read more...]

NFL, Donald Trump, and The Silent Voice Of Americans.

October 1, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Former Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva was the only Pittsburgh Steeler standing for the national anthem last Sunday while his cowardly coach and teammates hid in their locker room. Millions saw the stoic face of Villanueva as he stood alone outside the team tunnel at Soldier Field with his hand over his heart. The action was... [Read more...]

The “Take A Knee” Thing – My Thoughts.

October 1, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) About a year ago, ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee to originally protest police violence against urban people and the following weeks several NFL players including some WNBA players also took a stand against police violence. All these parasitic capitalist sports organizations like the NFL which parasitically extracts... [Read more...]

Five Talking Points on Racial Protest in America.

October 1, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When Colin Kaepernick took a knee last year, he may have not known the breadth of the movement he would inspire. As with any movement of protest, there is now emerging a raucous and virulent counter protest (witness Charlottesville) that is intent on drowning out the voice of reason and principle. Add to this the reality of... [Read more...]

Standard for Presidential Leadership is Dead.

September 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One would think the President of the Unites States is one of the busiest people in the world. Being able to be personable with the people in one’s country is a positive attribute. However, how does one have time to be so embroiled in social media battles that are deemed a disgrace while there is so much work that needs to... [Read more...]

Listen Up, NFL Players.

September 29, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I wrote “It’s OK to Leave the Plantation” to highlight how success comes from work, dedication and accepting challenges. Why does the NFL and NBA sports industry fail to understand who we are – and stand up? You guys are just entertainers and not performing surgery on me, sending my child to war or affecting my income.... [Read more...]

Colin Kaepernick Taking A Knee, And Politics being Intertwined.

September 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. … There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” Colin Kaepernick, August 2016 It would be one thing if institutional racism were still prevalent in the U.S., or... [Read more...]

Is the National Anthem protests “Dumb and Disrespectful”?

September 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Where was the angry left when Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the national anthem protests “dumb and disrespectful”? Let’s focus on the “dumb” part. NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who started the protests, did so over the supposed widespread instances of police brutality against blacks.... [Read more...]

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