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Sunday, September 14, 2014


No More Lives Lost: Brownsville section of Brooklyn, NY Residents Send a Message of Hope.

August 22, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For many outside the community, Brownsville, Brooklyn has become synonymous with gun violence and crime. More people have been shot in Brownsville this year than in all of Manhattan, and it is estimated that 56 percent of the men imprisoned come from this eastern Brooklyn neighborhood. Yet, on Aug. 10, 2014, the people who call... [Read more...]

Shame, Shame: To Our Chagrin.

August 22, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ferguson, Missouri is a flashpoint. The racial tensions, the over-militarized response of the police force, and the tangible sense of disenfranchisement long experienced by its citizens could happen anywhere in America. What’s happening in Missouri right now could easily happen in Georgia. What’s happening in St. Louis County... [Read more...]

Do We Perpetuate Black Stereotypes?

August 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many African Americans feel like there has been an unofficial war declared on Blacks, especially young Black males. Just in the past month alone, there have been the police murders of Eric Garner (Staten Island, N.Y.), Ezell Ford (Los Angeles, and Michael Brown (Ferguson, Mo.). Each of these victims were all unarmed, young, Black... [Read more...]

Ferguson police want to kill your son, but not as much as some studio rappers.

August 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As our community seeks to understand the tragedy that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, this might be a chance to reflect on the life of the black male in America. We all want black men to survive, and most of us are sick of police coming into our neighborhoods, disrespecting us in front of our children and shooting us like dogs... [Read more...]

Ferguson, MO No-Fly Zone.

August 13, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ladies and gentlemen, something very strange is happening right now in Ferguson, MO. The Constitutional rights of American citizens are being violated. Journalists are deliberately being herded like cattle away from certain people and certain places in Ferguson. Police officers fully dressed in riot gear and shields are openly... [Read more...]

Yes, Blacks Missing from U.S.-Africa Business Forum.

August 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)President Obama hosted the first ever U.S.-Africa Business forum last week here in Washington, DC.  Leading up to the conference, the U.S. Commerce Department announced:, “On August 5, 2014, Bloomberg Philanthropies and the U.S. Department of Commerce will co-host the first-ever U.S.-Africa Business Forum, a day focused on... [Read more...]

Ten Dumb Things Uttered by Conservative GOP Stalwarts.

August 5, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While reflecting on some of the more fanatical GOP verbiage this writer has heard of late, designed to debase and marginalize the accomplishments of President Barack Obama; specifically, the ignorance and stupidity of many uninformed detractors calling for his impeachment. The U. S. Congress has voted this week, along partisan... [Read more...]

Thy Never Ending Ben Carson Silliness.

August 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The silliness about a Ben Carson presidential bid just got sillier. With much fanfare, he recently gathered a flock of supposedly well-heeled donors, boosters, and political operatives in Palm Beach, Florida and announced that he’s formed a PAC, with the presumptuous name, One Nation to prep his 2016 White House bid. As in... [Read more...]

Restore American Expectionalism: Nullify Obama.

August 2, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Upon seeing the size of the crowd, the trio of middle school students scheduled to perform the Star Spangled Banner became petrified. It was the monthly U.S. Immigration Naturalization Ceremony in Baltimore, Maryland. We were backstage. Every month the ceremony was ended with me performing my original song, “Celebrate America”.... [Read more...]

Chinchecker-in-Chief: Obama as Rocky.

August 1, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)August 4th is President Barack Hussein Obama’s birthday. What gifts do you bear for him? Do you respect the man? And if not, do you at least respect the office he holds? Respect for the U.S. President was one of the very first things you were taught in Civics. I joyfully submit to you that Barack Obama is the real life version... [Read more...]

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