Wednesday, July 18, 2018


Who Dies Most Often from Police Misconduct?

July 9, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Here we go again!” A sad refrain but… In September 2016, race relations in America hit an all-time low when a white police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma shot and killed Terence Crutcher. All at once, the ongoing issues with police shootings and race converged. Crutcher was an unarmed black man—his life cut short at only... [Read more...]

Dying for Hearts & Likes.

July 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Suicide is at an all-time high. There seems to be a greater need for outside validation. Self image is based on how others see us verses how we see ourselves. How are we to foster self-esteem in our children when they are being taught by society that they are loved based on how much other deem them valuable. Maybe we must consider... [Read more...]

Space Force Must be a Joke.

July 9, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve seen quite few things in this lifetime that give me pause for concern. The current administration is a disaster and embarrassment beyond anything I’ve ever seen. It seems in an effort to be different from their predecessors they are more of the same in the worst way. This administration clearly doesn’t care about... [Read more...]

How Some Black Men React, To Young Black Males Seeking To Court Their Daughters.

July 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most would attribute my evolving worldview regarding young black males to the gradual increase in age and hopefully wisdom, in actuality, these factors are secondary to my inheriting two daughters via marriage. This colossal alteration in my life has naturally forced me to consider and re-evaluate a host of issues that had never... [Read more...]

I’m Not Mad LeBron James Left Cleveland.

July 7, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is so much going on in the world and in the mist of all of it the news was release that LeBron James was indeed going to the Los Angeles Lakers. In that moment social media became a live wire, and very few seemed to understand why he left. Cleveland fans might feel betrayed while Laker fans are not amused at all. While... [Read more...]

What The “Royal Wedding” Reveals About “Black Love” In America.

July 7, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I guess that if one applies enough pressure, the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be considered a significant occurrence in Black America. I have watched as many black females of all ages have beamed with pride that Meghan Markle hascaptured the heart of Prince Harry, a happenstance of love. If I did not know... [Read more...]

Democrats Get Their Wake Up Call!

July 6, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve never met Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year old New York activist, but I am surely looking forward to it.  This giant-slayer of an organizer (she worked for Senator Bernie Sanders during the 2016 campaign) was out-spent, but certainly not out-worked, by her opponent, Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY). Crowley had served in... [Read more...]

How A Stringent School Curriculum Has Made Many Black Educators Modern-Day Minstrels.

July 6, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is always strange and often amusing to witness the shock of others at things that have been everpresent in not only their lives but also the lives of everyone they know. This somewhat funny problem occurs every time I lecture in front of any segment of the black community. Without fail, the issue that raises this matter to... [Read more...]

Speller Street Films & Alter Eye Cinemaworks Presents Political Drama “White Face”.

July 6, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Speller Street Films has announced a distribution partnership with Alter Eye Cinemaworks to release “White Face” on July 4, 2018 through Vimeo. “White Face” is a dramatic short film on the expression of the current culture wars involving race, identity, politics, and art. From documentaries to challenging narrative films,... [Read more...]

America’s Freedom, The Fourth Of July Celebration.

July 4, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today America dominates the globe. It’s easy to forget that the United States almost didn’t exist. In 1776 a rag-tag group of British colonists met in Philadelphia. Resistance to British exactions had begun more than a decade before. Armed resistance broke out the previous year. Angry over British restrictions on their liberties... [Read more...]

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