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Monday, November 24, 2014


Mr. Obama’s Immigration Position Hurts African Americans While Helping Republicans!

November 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) That is right! Sounds incredible, does it not? What is suggested here is that the two major political parties are literally working together when it comes to the immigration issue. The end justifies the means, as the old saying goes. What is going on in Washington D.C. is nothing more than theatrics being played out on a national... [Read more...]

Marion Barry.. The Last Of A Dying Breed..

November 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I despise politicians!! They are normally rich ,self-absorbed jerks with no connection to the people the serve. With the only interaction between the two being when they solicit their constituents for votes, only later to slither back in the pocket of big business and big media to do their bidding. Very few times do you find... [Read more...]

Immigration; The President says it’s Go Time.

November 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s late Wednesday night as I’m writing this. Something politically courageous is brewing. By the time you’re reading this, something huge and historic will have already happened on the long-stagnant issue of immigration reform here in America. President Obama has decided that there’s no time like the present. He’s... [Read more...]

GOP Can Make Headway with Blacks.

November 11, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week’s midterm elections were historic. Republicans regained control of the U.S. Senate, increased their majority in the House, and expanded their majority among governors. While these gains were historic and impressive, there was a bigger story that no one is talking about. According to early polling figures, Black participation... [Read more...]

Barrack Obama: Black president or a President who is black?

November 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Midterm elections are typically viewed as a mandate for or against the party that is currently in power. As a result of this year’s fallout the Democratic Party, by losing control of the Senate, has all but given away any semblance of real power on Capitol Hill other than the presidential veto. Looking beyond the immediate... [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why The Current Economic Recovery Will Fail!

November 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The national unemployment rate for October “dropped to 5.8 percent” and the media is heralding this as great news. However, it is not great news for every worker group in the labor force. The recovery from the 2008 downturn has been spotty and benefited different working groups in different ways. Positive benefits to African... [Read more...]

Three Reasons Why We Should Have A Black Woman On The Supreme Court.

November 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Before the late, great Dorothy Height passed away, she asked President Barack Obama to appoint a black woman to the Supreme Court.   But, to date, no one has ever seriously considered the idea of a black woman having this important role. This is a complete disgrace and a slap in the face for all of the talented and highly educated... [Read more...]

Black Enterprise Portrays Michael Jordan As A Black Leader Next To Malcolm X And MLK, Jr.

November 8, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black Enterprise Magazine is one of the most respected black publications in the country.   I’ve followed them for years, and will continue to do so in the future. But a lot of people on social media were taken aback when an image of a “Black Mount Rushmore” was presented to readers that put Michael Jordan and Barack Obama... [Read more...]

F5: the 2014 GOP’s Red Hurricane.

November 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Congratulations, Republicans. I mean that in a completely sincere and genuine place. You came, you saw, you dominated on this past Tuesday. To call the results of this Election Day a clean sweep doesn’t begin to describe what actually happened. Succinctly put, the Democratic Party got decimated locally, statewide, and nationally.... [Read more...]

Republicans; Weird Science.

November 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “My creation/is it real?/It’s my creation—I do not know/No hesitation—no heart of gold/Just flesh and blood—I do not know.” So goes the chorus of the insanely catchy Oingo Boingo pop tune, “Weird Science.” Of course, that song comes from the hilarious 1985 John Hughes movie of the same name. But the phrase... [Read more...]

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