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Tuesday, March 3, 2015


Ole Black Dollars Matter!

March 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The protest slogans relative to our latest struggle for justice and equity compel me to come up with a new phrase. The signs and T-Shirts emblazoned with “I Can’t Breathe!” “No Justice, No Peace!” and the latest, “Black Lives Matter,” carry connotations related to action. I often wonder what the folks who wear the... [Read more...]

Fifty Years of Ole Economic Futility.

February 24, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the fifty year period from 1963 (“I have a dream!”) to 2013, Black people have been on a virtual economic treadmill. Our relative economic position has not changed; our unemployment rate has consistently been twice as high as the White unemployment rate, which was 5% for Whites and 10.9% for Blacks in 1963, and today... [Read more...]

Cash Money and Lil Wayne, a match made in capitalist heaven.

February 2, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is well documented that Cash Money has been the target of many lawsuits that show a clear and distinct pattern of not compensating people who help them. From Wendy Day, the woman who brokered one of the most lucrative record deals in history on their behalf, to countless artists and in-house producers, Cash Money seems to... [Read more...]

Yes, Is Enough Really Enough?

February 2, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) How many times, especially during or just after a tragedy like the killing of Eric Garner, have you heard one of our “leaders” angrily say, “Enough is enough”? They say it as if their angry rhetoric will scare the perpetrators and make them stop mistreating us. More importantly, I believe, they use these words to stir... [Read more...]

Paul Krugman Got it Right!

February 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I Agree with Paul Krugman; a Conservative Republican Journalist who stated: “President Barack Obama is one of the most successful presidents in United States history.” Why? Because Barak Obama has had a successful term and a half and has accomplished things that prior presidents in the modern era have failed to do. When it... [Read more...]

Don’t become a financial scam victim.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) South Africans are falling victim to financial scams – we are the second-most targeted country for phishing scams in the world. Even if you think you are being careful, with so much time spent online, we present fraudsters with many opportunities to draw us into their increasingly sophisticated scams. Here’s how to be reasonably... [Read more...]

What’s in a million, brothers & sisters?

January 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Exactly what is there in one million Black folks united in their will and purpose? What is in a million brothers and sisters who are tired of the same old rhetoric, the same old leaders, and the same old ways of dealing with political and economic empowerment? What’s in a group of one million Blacks who are unapologetic about... [Read more...]

Four Actionable Tactics to Accelerate Career Success.

January 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Navigating the Gray: Expert tips for communicating clearly and confidently and building stronger workplace relationships in pursuit of upward career mobility Globalization, technology, rampant regulation and fierce competition at every turn have made today’s workplace more complicated than ever.  This is causing professionals... [Read more...]

Mr. Obama is a Sellout! African-Americans & the Middle Class Targeted!

January 15, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “You can make your mouth say anything, but your actions reveal your true intentions.”  James Davis The premise on which this economy expanded in the last seven years is based on a United States Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) program called Quantitative Easing (QE). The central bank financed the debt of the federal government... [Read more...]

Email Marketing: Using those Funny .GIFs to Standout.

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) GIF file formats are often used for things such as logos and graphics with solid areas of colors. In terms of marketing, however, we find that generally GIFs, or Graphic Interchange Formats, are utilized in the context of social media.They are strong elements in terms of conveying a specific thought, feeling, or delivering a... [Read more...]

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