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Saturday, December 20, 2014


The Term ‘Middle Class’ is Code Word White Supremacists Use To Steer White Votes.

December 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the lead up to the Iraq war Republicans continuously used the word “Al Qaeda” to make people scared and look to the Bush Administration for protection. And it worked. The Department of Homeland Security was created, America invaded Iraq and The Patriot Act overwhelmingly passed. The word “Middle Class”... [Read more...]

Mike Brown-Eric Garner – A Community Breakdown.

December 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unity – Daily for generations our families and the families before us have been individually affected by pain. Those pains have all derived from racism and as a result, betrayal, distrust; hate within the same race mixed with negative media has prevented us from coming together supporting each one as a unit. But, when the... [Read more...]

Deception: The real battle isn’t in Florida, Missouri or New York.

December 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The statement “black lives matter” underscores a theological belief that all life is sacred. Unfortunately the black community, and society as a whole, has been placed squarely in the jaws of a moral vice grip; in the aftermath of Treyvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner decisions how do we articulate righteous indignation... [Read more...]

Torture is ‘Not Who We Are.

December 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On September 6th, 2006, here is what President George W. Bush said on the subject of torture: “I want to be absolutely clear with our people and the world: The United States does not torture. It’s against our laws, and it’s against our values. I have not authorized it, and I will not authorize it.” That sounds like a... [Read more...]

Stop Funding White Supremacy.

December 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the last few weeks I have been back and forth to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and let me start by saying ” Black People , Get Out!!!! Stay Out of Pittsburgh.” With that being said, let’s get on with today’s topic. Many  who know me personally know that I do not watch much TV, thanks to social media... [Read more...]

Black Lives Matter – It’s Different This Time.

December 12, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today is “Black Lives Matter Day” in the state of Georgia. African Methodist Episcopal Bishop – Reverend John R. Bryant of the Sixth Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Church – made that declaration. American lives matter. Human lives matter. But all Americans aren’t subject to racial profiling. All human beings aren’t... [Read more...]

Yes, Still hoping for change?

December 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As the end of another tumultuous year approaches, Black people again find ourselves in the relative same economic and political position as we were the year before, and the years preceding. In 2007, leading up to 2008, when the ultimate level of political history had finally come to fruition, Black folks and others were citing... [Read more...]

Invictus-in-Chief: Obama Triumphant.

December 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed.” Those words are from the second stanza of the William Ernest Henley poem “Invictus.” Mr. Henley – a noted Victorian English poet – wrote this piece in 1875. The word invictus is... [Read more...]

Profiling: Sin or Survival Instinct.

December 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It was after dark. I was taking a short cut to the convenience store through an alley. Ahead of me, a middle-aged white woman was walking down a side street and started to enter the alley. Upon realizing that I would be walking behind her, she made a quick turn out of the alley. Once inside the convenience store, I saw the woman... [Read more...]

Zero-Sum Games in America.

December 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the theoretical practices of both games and economics, the term zero-sum is used to describe the mathematical representation of a situation in which a participant’s gain (or loss) of utility is exactly balanced by the losses (or gains) of the utility of all other participants. Currently, this model is far more than an... [Read more...]

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