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Friday, July 29, 2016


2016 Election, Black Votes Matter.

July 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths of black votes, they also need to get a high turnout of black voters on election... [Read more...]

America, We Must Have Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice Reform.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is an old adage that posits “The more things appear to change, the more they stay the same.” Once again, millions of Americans are engulfed in what has become a reluctant national debate and dialogue concerning race and the urgency to reform the nation’s criminal justice system. Finding and identifying transformative... [Read more...]

How Government Regulations And Taxes Can Affect Your Small Business.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Handling government regulations and taxes can be highly confusing for a new business owner who has begun hiring employees because there are many statutes, regulations, and levels of government. Statutes are the laws that have been passed by a legislative body while regulations are the rules created by a regulatory agency to comply... [Read more...]

Black Economic Empowerment in 2016.

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.” Matthew 25:21 In recent days we have heard much about efforts to demonstrate our frustration and anger about the killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Boycotting malls and various stores,... [Read more...]

Suing A Police Officer: Yes You Can.

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the midst and aftermath of so many people (esp. African Americans) being shot and killed by police officers around this country, something has to be lawfully done that will end police brutality. This article is going to empower you, the citizen, to lawfully do just that. But first there are a few things I have to tell you.... [Read more...]

Black America Being Played on Jobs and the Economy!

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unemployment was up in June. Those who follow the monthly unemployment reports highly anticipated the June report. The reason this report was so highly anticipated has a lot to do with May’s report which indicated the national economy only created 38,000 jobs. To put that number in perspective, it is estimated the economy needs... [Read more...]

With Tim Kaine on the Ticket, Democrats Can and Should Put Race Back on the Presidential Table.

July 25, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The hard and fast rule in presidential politics since the 1960s is that you don’t talk frankly about race on the campaign trail. Presumptive Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine can break that rule. Kaine got his start as a civil rights lawyer, and indeed notes that as a point of pride on his political bio sheet.... [Read more...]

Three Simple Reasons Why Donald Trump Will Win.

July 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Based on traditional campaigning markers and guideposts, experts predict Trump will go down in humiliating defeat to Hillary Clinton. I think they are wrong folks. Michael Jackson said, “I’m not like other guys.” I say Donald Trump is not like other politicians. When Donald Trump announced his bid for the White House,... [Read more...]

2016, All Lives Will Matter.

July 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Anyone who has experienced childbirth can attest to this fact: no great change comes into the world without pain. From our earliest origins as a nation we have been torn by a fundamental contradiction between our ideals and our reality. With great pain, we are closing that gap, squaring that contradiction. We hold these truths... [Read more...]

Rep. Steve King and That Old White GOP.

July 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black people truly seem invisible to the Republican Party. In fact, sometimes we’re on the verge of being non-existent to the GOP. After the shellacking the GOP got in 2012, I thought my party had learned a painful lesson—that myopically focusing on the white vote wasn’t the path to the White House.  I was wrong. Watching... [Read more...]

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