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Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Get Lifted: Georgia High Society.

September 16, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Contemplate the following scenarios: if you knew with certainty that the pilot of the 757 jumbo jet you were about to board was high on marijuana, would you get on that plane? If you believed that the surgeon who was scheduled to operate on you had been smoking marijuana the night before, would you actually go through with that... [Read more...]

9/11? Get Over It.

September 11, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The irony of 9/11 for black people, and others of color is perfectly embodied in the slogan countless Americans have commandeered to honor victims of the most significant act of terrorism ever perpetrated against the United States: Never Forget. It’s a fitting catchphrase, short, somber, impactful.   All of us can probably... [Read more...]

Racism is a Conscious Decision!

September 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We as blacks and whites who love what the American Constitution stands for which is liberty, freedom and justice for all United States citizens and foreigners who make it to our shores, appear to be in the majority in this country. We believe in our system of equity and laws and feel they should be applied to everyone equally.... [Read more...]

Thy CBC: The Clueless Black Caucus.

September 2, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On the very day that Michael Brown, the slain teenager from Ferguson, Mo., was buried, the Congressional Black Caucus made a major announcement. They sent a letter complaining to President Obama. Yep, you heard correctly. They took the bold move of asking the president to investigate issues of racism and discrimination within... [Read more...]

GOP, Are You Ready To Reach Out to Blacks Yet?

September 2, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Because I am a black conservative, someone wrote asking me this great question. “What is it that compels some black men and women to cling to, and follow people like Sharpton, Jackson, Wright, Obama, Spike Lee, Black Panthers, Holder, etc.?” I have pondered the same question. Some black folks embrace victim status because... [Read more...]

Just U.S. – Our Prison Industrial Complex Issues.

August 29, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The prison-industrial complex – or PIC – may sound like a relatively innocuous term. It is generally defined as “the rapid expansion of the U.S. inmate population due to the political influence of private prison companies and businesses that supply goods and services to government prison agencies.” But PIC is much more... [Read more...]

Pushing Back Against the Darkness of Ferguson and the Big Apple!

August 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What is occurring in communities across this nation is tragic. It is as if a dark cloud has enveloped and fallen upon this nation when it comes to homicides by whites of black youngsters and black men. Blacks in Sanford, Florida; Jacksonville, Florida; New York City and now Ferguson, Missouri have had enough. The killings were... [Read more...]

Pray for Peace.

August 27, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You may know me personally, or you may not know me personally. Whichever happens to be the case, I care about you and your well-being. I pray for you. There is so much going on in the world right now. It seems that few of us know about the good things happening. We hear about the bad things. We read about the bad things. The... [Read more...]

Residents of Ferguson Need to Make a Change.

August 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m Gonna Make A Change, For Once In My Life It’s Gonna Feel Real Good, Gonna Make A Difference Gonna Make It Right… I’m Starting With The Man In The Mirror I’m Asking Him To Change His Ways And No Message Could Have Been Any Clearer If You Wanna Make The World A Better Place Take A Look At Yourself, And Then Make A... [Read more...]

Ferguson: The real tea is what’s not being reported.

August 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The events in Ferguson, MO have forced the nation to once again deal with the lingering effects of institutionalized racism. The public execution of an unarmed 18-year-old black man at the hands of a white police officer stoked the fires of frustration and rage that many black people have felt in Ferguson and across the nation. The... [Read more...]

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