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Tuesday, January 27, 2015


HBCU’s; Is President Barack Obama Trying to Kill Black Colleges?

January 15, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is Barack Obama, the nation’s first African American president, trying to kill Historically Black Colleges and Universities? If he’s not, he’s going to have a difficult time convincing HBCU presidents, trustees and alumni. Surprisingly, Obama has become their worst nightmare. Neither Obama, the First Lady, the Secretary... [Read more...]

Money, Money Hungry NAACP.

January 12, 2015 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Whoever loves money never has enough.” Ecclesiastes 5:10 I would offer that verse from the wisest man in history to our National NAACP President and Board. They sent me at least five letters in December asking for money to help meet a $100,000 goal. Are they that strapped for money? After all, when Ben Jealous left just... [Read more...]

Beyond the Rhetoric: What the U.S. Can Learn from Ole Cuba.

January 12, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) People must wonder why the United States has been so hard on Cuba for the past 55 years.  The answer is simple. Led by the incomparable Fidel Castro, this small island nation took on the strongest nation on earth and, by all accounts, succeeded. Having the feared Soviet Union as Cuba’s a benefactor and “sugar daddy” gave... [Read more...]

Yes, Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?

January 12, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Like the rest of America, Black America, in the aggregate, is better off now than it was when I came into office,” said President Obama on December 19, in response to a question by Urban Radio Networks White House Correspondent April Ryan. What planet African Americans are doing “better off” on is unknown. What is known... [Read more...]

When Will NYPD Accept Accountability.

January 9, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The nation does understand that the NYPD is mourning the loss of comrades.  These men had families, and their loss is tragic.  The problem that I can’t seem to get over is:  Why doesn’t NYPD seem to understand that the murder of Eric Garner caused mourning and anger.  This would lead a thinking person to feel as though... [Read more...]

Yes, I, Too, Am America.

January 8, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I come from a tiny country, Congo Brazzaville, where by all appearances we have historically nothing to do with the United States: we were colonized by the French, and we speak French, not English. However I live in America, and when this country comes down with the flu, I necessarily contract the same illness. When I see an... [Read more...]

Is California Getting Ready To Legalize Online Poker?

January 8, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) How the New Poker Bill Differs From Previous Bills American laws that the origins of the servers for online poker games were all that mattered. There’s lots of buzz in the air amongst Californian online poker players. Barely a month ago, California assemblyman, Mike Gatto (D – Glendale), introduced what is known as the Internet... [Read more...]

Decadent White Cops in Black Neighborhoods: Accidents About to Happen.

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Rudy Giuliani Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) is a confused man that is also chauvinistic on the first order. http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/rwg/html/bio.html   Giuliani made an extremely controversial comment in his November 23rd appearance on Meet The Press. He stated that “white cops would not be needed in black... [Read more...]

Movie ‘Selma’ Got It Right About Lyndon Johnson, The FBI and King.

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The debate is sharp over whether the movie Selma got it right about Lyndon Johnson and his relationship with and to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A counter argument challenges the film’s depiction of Johnson as at best wary of King and his mass street action campaigns in Selma in 1965 and the South for the passage of a voting... [Read more...]

Steve Scalise Should be Removed from House Leadership.

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) After a phenomenal election last November in which Republicans increased their margins in the House and took control of the Senate, the expectation was that congressional Republicans would prove to the country that they could lead like mature adults. But as the adage goes, “they never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.” Specifically,... [Read more...]

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