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Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Whitewashing the Historical Feats of the Black Jacobins.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Several years ago black actor and activist Danny Glover, presented Hollywood with a movie script about the Haitian General Toussaint Louverture, leader of the Black Jacobins and the Haitian Revolution that stunned the world but—Hollywood refused to back the film.  The reason given: There were no white heroes! Hollywood’s... [Read more...]

After Ted Cruz I Needed A Break.

May 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I am chairman of the Conservative Campaign Committee. Our mission which we have chosen to accept is to travel the country helping conservatives get elected. Since January, our CCC team, my wife Mary and I have been traveling state to state campaigning for Ted Cruz. We were in Indiana when Ted Cruz suspended his campaign. A day later,... [Read more...]

An Open letter to Mainstream Amerikkka.

May 20, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Will true justice ever come for our people? Will mainstream Amerikkka continue to only see African Americans from the perspective of Daquan, jamal or Tyshaun who continues to get into trouble, and whos mugshot is all over the evening news every night? All the while ingoring the multitude of African Americans who achieve educational... [Read more...]

Here’s Why Donald Trump Tap Dances on Taxes.

May 20, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Donald Trump has reason to be reluctant to release his tax returns. In a New York Times piece about Ben Rhodes, President Obama’s deputy national security adviser, Rhodes cynically explains that today’s journalism consists of young people whom he flat-out describes as ignorant. “The average reporter we talk... [Read more...]

Rep. Donald Trump and the Spectacle of Lying.

May 20, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During his march to the Republican Party nomination, Donald Trump has repeatedly demanded that for the time being all Muslims should be barred from entering the U.S., making it a cornerstone of his campaign. Then, last week, he declared that idea was “just a suggestion.” Which statement was the lie? Throughout his campaign,... [Read more...]

Ending the era of the “job”.

May 20, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When my late grandmother was a girl in rural Arkansas, no one had a job. Everyone old enough to walk and carry a pail worked from dawn to dusk. Work was endless, cruel and utterly universal, but a “job” in term of formal employment for wages, was rare. Those few who had been reduced to performing paid labor for someone else... [Read more...]

The West Point Grads And The Real Meaning Of The Clenched Black Fist.

May 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am an invisible man.  No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allen Poe; nor am I one of you Hollywood-movie ectoplasms.  I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.  Ralph Ellison, The Invisible Man Thank Goodness, West Point officials have declined disciplining the African American female... [Read more...]

Presidential Election: Grim Choices.

May 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We must frankly face the fact that the front runners in both political parties represent a new low, at a time of domestic polarization and unprecedented nuclear dangers internationally. This year’s general election will offer a choice between a thoroughly corrupt liar and an utterly irresponsible egomaniac. The Republican... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s Supporters aren’t just old, Racist White Guys.

May 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The prototypical Donald Trump backer is a poorly educated, slob of a blue collar white male worker or farmer in the backwoods of the Deep South or Midwest who alternately fears and loathes Blacks, Hispanics, gays, liberals of all stripes, Obama, and big government. This is a dangerous, and self-serving myth. Even before the first... [Read more...]

It’s Time for ol Blacks to Diversify their Voting Portfolios.

May 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Blacks gave Obama 96 percent of their votes in 2008 and 94 percent of their votes in 2012. We, by far, are the most loyal voting block for Obama in the entire U.S. According to the Pew Research Center, for the 2012 presidential election turnout by race was: 72 percent for Whites, 13 percent for Blacks, 10 percent for Hispanics... [Read more...]

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