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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

To President Obama, transgender lives matter more than black ones.

May 16, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Barack Obama and Loretta Lynch value transgender lives more than they value black lives. That’s become clear. The U.S. Justice Department and Department of Education, based on a decree from Obama, released a joint letter online to school systems around the nation, threatening them to let transgenders use the bathroom they “identify”... [Read more...]

Black People, Don’t Be Fools – A Vote For Hillary Clinton Is Just Short Of A Vote For Donald Trump.

May 16, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I wrote the article below in October of 2007 when Hillary Clinton was running against the, then, Senator Barack Obama – and BEFORE I had thoroughly researched Bill Clinton’s political history and how he had signed the most draconian crime bill in the history of the United States and created the prison industrial... [Read more...]

Donald Trump Can Win.

May 12, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For the umpteenth time, Donald Trump is no conservative. He is an economic populist. When asked to name the top three functions of government, he said national security, health care and education. Two of the three named “duties” one does not find in Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution. This puts... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s First 100 Days.

May 12, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s human nature to develop methods of personal survival or providing for self-protection.  They’re not the same for everyone, but many are common.  Among those known to me, one predictable survival standard is that one should believe that a person will attempt to do that which she or he promises to do. Routinely, a person... [Read more...]

New Ideas for Our Black Church Outreach.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent political climate in the U.S. has become absolutely polarizing, on issues ranging from immigration to gun control to women’s health. A huge factor in these fierce political debates is the candidate’s’ use of religion to fuel their arguments. For African Americans, this along with how the candidates handle... [Read more...]

This Is Why Ol Republicans Continue to Lose the Black Vote.

May 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Those who have followed my writings know that I have been and will continue to be very critical of my Republican Party over the lack of real engagement with the Black community. I am now beginning to question whether there is room for Blacks in this Republican Party. The recently ended Republican primary tells me the answer is... [Read more...]

Ingratitude Begets Donald Trump.

May 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whenever possible, one should think about the Republican Party in relation to its first successful leader, Abraham Lincoln. Like many of his quotes that possess a haunting, enduring, quality, one of my favorites so aptly applies to the 2016 Republican nomination race that it deserves repeating: “Elections belong to the people.... [Read more...]

African Americans and Political Insanity!

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again – expecting different results. The question is, are African Americans as a people insane? It is a legitimate question, and one that deserves an answer. As a result of the 2008 Great Recession, the African American(AA) unemployment rate rose and topped out in March of... [Read more...]

Black People, Stop whining—Start grinding.

May 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. — William Arthur Ward It’s interesting how the young folks have started using a term that describes what the older folks should be doing. I hear young people saying, “I’m grinding,” and I hear older folks whining.... [Read more...]

Larry Wilmore: Black Liberals are Hypocrites When It Comes to the N-word.

May 2, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once again, two nights ago, liberal hypocrisy was on full display at the White House Correspondents’ Association’s (WHCA) annual dinner. The dinner was begun in the early 1920s and usually the incumbent president and vice president of the United States attend. It is supposed to be a time of merriment and humor; but over time,... [Read more...]

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