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Tuesday, June 19, 2018


A Message To The Democratic National Committee.

June 12, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It has come to my attention that you’ve just adopted a rule requiring candidates to run, and serve, as a Democrats. Such arbitrary rules are by definition undemocratic, and they’re also an insult to the voter. You’re trying to deprive the voters of their freedom of choice. Such an action is just as unconscionable as gerrymandering,... [Read more...]

‘America First’ has made U.S. Number 1 in World.

June 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The left is quickly running out of excuses for why Donald Trump’s economic policies have caused a boom rather than the bust they predicted with such great certainty. Last year, when the U.S. economy began to percolate with faster growth, the media and other Trump haters argued that this simply reflected a pickup in worldwide... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s accomplishments make Barack Obama look even worse.

June 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the 2012 presidential election, I recall a close friend who is a successful businessman in his own right, telling me the reason we had to support Mitt Romney was because he was a successful businessman. My friend insisted that we needed a businessman as president if we were to see the economy turn around. I agreed with my... [Read more...]

Interview; D. Revolution: A Journey of Finding Self through Hardship.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I love reading stories of challenge, overcoming obstacles, self-searching and redemption. D. Revolution’s “One Chance to be a Man” takes the reader on a very intimate journey of a man searching for purpose and peace in a world of hardship and chaos. The author bore his soul in the pages with no filter as he gives voice... [Read more...]

Am I Black Enough?

June 11, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A call came from guests on the 3rd floor who hadn’t quite figured out how to unlock the attachment on their room door. A swanky vacation rental with a nightly rate somewhere in the low 300’s on a busy stretch, downtown New Orleans. Arriving, I spot three Black women, luggage in tow, no smiles. “I’ll take... [Read more...]

“Dr. Rev Lloyd E. Marcus” Final Notes Regarding A Civil Rights Pioneer.

June 11, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The funeral of my dad, Dr Rev Lloyd E. Marcus, was July 7, 2018. My sister told everyone she was wearing a yellow dress to Dad’s funeral because we wanted it to be a celebration of Dad’s extraordinary life and homecoming. Yellow represents bright sunshine. She also chose it to represent God’s “Son”. My... [Read more...]

Bold Reforms Needed to Fuel Donald Trump Economy.

June 11, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no secret that President Trump has shaken up the Washington, DC establishment in his first 500 days in office. His less than conventional administration is clearly less worried about political niceties and protocol and is squarely focused on creating millions of new jobs. The Trump economy is squashing unemployment rates... [Read more...]

From School to Prison.

June 11, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember when or if you misbehaved in school and you got sent to the detention room after school, completed an in-school suspension which was torture if you were a popular student or if you were on a first name basis by the principal, you were sent to their office, immediately? Well today, in the African American communities,... [Read more...]

Redlining Settlement Fails To Provide Strong Penalties, etc…

June 8, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For as long as many people of color can remember, succeeding generations have called for justice. Despite these age-old pleas, justice is not only elusive, but frustrating since the enactment of a series of civil rights laws. Despite federal guarantees of equal treatment, much of Black America experiences something short of... [Read more...]

Will more African-Americans vote Republican this year?

June 7, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As we churn through primary season, laying the framework for November’s elections, we’re seeing the emergence of a new face of the Democratic Party – more progressive, more left-wing. The Democratic Party is delivering more candidates around the nation like Stacey Abrams, recently nominated for governor in Georgia. She’s... [Read more...]

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