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Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Prince, Remembering the Other Prince.

April 22, 2016 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Does anyone hear us pray? For Michael Brown or Freddie Gray Peace is more than the absence of war.” “If there ain’t no justice then there ain’t no peace.” Baltimore police officials couldn’t have been too thrilled about these lyrics in May, 2015. They were the lyrics in Prince’s “Baltimore”... [Read more...]

Rwandan Refugees In Zambia Are Not Ritual Killers: Misplaced Xenophobic Attacks.

April 21, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) INTRODUCTION. Zambia has been and continues to be a haven of peace and a sanctuary for many Rwandan Refugees and nationals. Some of us were trained in Zambia and everything we are is as a result of the hospitality that was extended to us by the good people of Zambia since we arrived in Zambia years ago. We see Zambians as our... [Read more...]

Clarence Thomas: The Liberal War on Black Men.

April 20, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas, then a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and former chairman of the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, to replace Thurgood Marshall on the U.S. Supreme Court. The rest, as they say, is history. The Senate Judiciary Committee,... [Read more...]

Why Hillary Clinton Ranks with Donald Trump as the Most Disliked Candidates in history.

April 20, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In any other time and place it would be the most idiotic and unbelievable headline one could imagine. The headline being that Hillary Clinton ranks close to Trump as the two most hated candidates in the history of American presidential elections. That’s a lot of years and a lot of candidates for her to get one of the most disliked... [Read more...]

Politics: Abortion and the Presidential Front-Runners.

April 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent Wisconsin primary was a serious setback for the front-runners of both parties. Donald Trump’s momentum toward the 1,237 delegates needed for the Republican nomination was slowed by Ted Cruz’s victory, and Hillary Clinton lost yet again to Bernie Sanders, who’s won seven of the last eight contests. Trump’s... [Read more...]

2016 Protecting the Right to Vote: Democracy Awakening.

April 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When we think about the right to vote, it is and should be understood to be a civic sacrament in the temple of democracy. However, this presidential election will be the first in 50 years without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act. In 1965, the Voting Rights Act was enacted with the blood, sweat and tears of Americans... [Read more...]

Make 2016 Election About Economic Justice.

April 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This year’s presidential primaries have highlighted the importance of people of color to the Democratic Party coalition. Hillary Clinton’s lead in the party’s nomination race comes almost entirely from her strength among African-American and Latino voters. When people of color favor one candidate by large margins, they... [Read more...]

Voting Ted Cruz: Has God Abandoned America?

April 15, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As Ted Cruz-mania skyrockets exciting millions http://bit.ly/1SHWzWW, I still get emails from professed Christians ripping me to shreds for choosing Cruz over Trump. These anti-Cruz Christians dig deep, coming up with reasons so weak not to choose Cruz that they equal saying Ted Cruz took another kid’s candy when he was... [Read more...]

The Truth Behind the “Black Exodus” at the Republican National Committee..

April 15, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Republican National Committee (RNC) is refuting claims that a number of key African-American employees were either fired or forced to resign and officials are pointing to the hiring of Telly Lovelace, the GOP’s newest liaison to the Black media, as proof that the party remains devoted to diversity. Lovelace said that the... [Read more...]

We Should Vote Nationally to Honor the Sacrifice.

April 14, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all know that voting in our local elections is necessary to effect our day to day lives. Voting is very important, however we must be knowledgeable and honest about why we do it…locally and nationally. Let’s be honest…we as African-Americans vote because it’s our right, because it’s our duty, because our community... [Read more...]

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