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Friday, July 3, 2015


Donald Trump Dump.

July 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.... [Read more...]

Who is Burning Ol America’s Black Churches—And Why?

July 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The count of black churches in the South that have been torched is not the six that have been burned since the massacre of nine blacks at Charleston’s Emmanuel AME Church, but 37. The church burnings occurred in a period of not two weeks but over 18 months. That was only the tip of the church burning iceberg. In a six year... [Read more...]

Paul Kagame After Former Rwandan Refugees Living In Zambia: The Unhcr’s Failure To Protect Their Own.

July 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) BRIEF BACKGROUND.International legal protection of refugees centres on a person meeting the criteria for refugee status as laid down in the 1951 Refugee Convention. Under Article 1(A)2, the term “refugee” shall apply to any person who:“…owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion,... [Read more...]

Who Has Really Been Bamboozled About Race?

July 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Just this past month I wrote about how the conservatives insist on ignoring the obvious- that white police killing of unarmed black folks is racially motivated. One month later, conservatives are at it again, claiming they don’t know why a racist shot up an all black church. This denial is more than just irksome. It is a major... [Read more...]

Why I Am A Republican.

June 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On June 6, 2015, Hasan Harnett became the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. But he wasn’t always a Republican… My story is probably a good example of how the Republican Party can and is growing by reaching out to different communities in North Carolina and across the country… and succeeding. I wasn’t always... [Read more...]

Black America’s Hypocrisy over the N-word and Confederate Flag.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent and despicable killings of Charleston church members have brought about renewed pandemonium over the flying of the Confederate flag.  The concerns from Black America’s perspective are legitimate, but with reservations, in other words are African Americans being a bit disingenuous about the issue. Consider the... [Read more...]

Ole Republican Presidential Candidates Lack Diversity.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once again, Republican presidential candidates are proving that they are either truly colorblind or just blind to people of color. What is it that all these declared Republican presidential candidates all have in common:  Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, George Pataki,... [Read more...]

Yes, Power Talkers and Power Listeners.

June 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Now there are some ‘practical’ things we can do. We begin the process of building a greater economic base. And at the same time, we are putting pressure where it really hurts. I ask you to follow through here.” MLK Those words were spoken by Martin Luther King the night before he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee,... [Read more...]

We, The Living Can Win This Struggle!

June 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The current racial struggles of African Americans cannot be dismissed by a discussion about guns. Nor can this struggle be dismissed with the removal of confederate flags from public property as many in the public sector seen to feel. Starting points, yes; dismissal, no. If the deaths of those killed leading up to Charleston... [Read more...]

President Obama: Grace Personified.

June 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This past Friday afternoon, President Obama flew to Charleston, South Carolina to eulogize the Reverend Clementa Pinckney – the South Carolina state senator and pastor who was one of nine people shot and killed at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston last week. The president sounded much more like a preacher... [Read more...]

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