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Tuesday, October 21, 2014


America New Frontier for American Female Slave Descendants.

August 12, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.  ~David Herbert Lawrence It has been said that American slaves were not ready for freedom.  Hum? With a hint of sarcasm, I can’t help but wonder why people forced and kept in captivity would be ready for advancement.  With... [Read more...]

Why Most Black Women Can’t Hold Their Peace.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Without a choice Black women carry the burdens of yesteryear.  Barely exiting the womb life roles are given to them without tryout.  Worse, yet, society expects Black women to succeed in those demeaning and demanding meager roles.  Should a Black woman interjects the station forced upon her by those who fear her exotic appearance... [Read more...]

Sistas; Well, hello to you too!

August 1, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ladies, let’s try to start being more classy and less trashy to one another. And no! I am not talking about the clothing that we wear. I am talking about the way we don’t like to speak to each other in public. Especially, when our children are watching our actions they are only going to mimic what they’ve been taught. If... [Read more...]

Natural HairCare Blog CurlyNikki, White Women and the Need for All-Black Spaces.

July 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) About two days ago, the Black webosphere was lit ablaze with controversy when popular hair blogging website, Curly Nikki, featured a white woman, Sarah, to discuss her own “hair journey.” In a tale that is becoming as old as time, once again a space that was deemed safe for Black women became infiltrated with a white presence.... [Read more...]

Secrets Of The Deflecting Sisterhood.

June 30, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As we know the Sisters of Deflection roll deep! In order to become a deflector, here are some roles one must master. 1. The Coy Manipulator- Coy is is defined as: (Especially with reference to a woman) making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to be alluring. *using coy tricks to attract attention* As women, ... [Read more...]

Single, successful Black woman, where art thou?

April 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I heard a child the other day ask his mother why Donald Duck comes out of the shower with a towel on? “Ducks live in the water. Why do they need showers?” she asked. I thought it was insightful, and funny, that a little kid who couldn’t have been more than 7 years old would be sharp enough to ask a question like that.  Likewise... [Read more...]

Mirror, Mirror, Mirror Please Tell Me All?

April 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While walking down the street a few years ago in my hometown of Chicago, I noticed a man coming towards me with a decorative wall mirror in his hands. As we approached each other, he stopped and asked, “Do you want to buy a mirror?” I replied “no” as I continued to walk past the man. To my surprise he shouted to me, “You... [Read more...]

“The Untouchables”; Starring Black Women.

March 31, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the definitions of untouchable is: beyond criticism, control, or suspicion. As Black Women we have a tendency to think that we are beyond criticism, and when we are justifiably criticized we scream that we are being attacked, but have no problem verbally attacking Black Men, and because the Black Woman is so rebellious... [Read more...]

What We Should Learn from Lupita Nyong’o Dark Skin?

March 6, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar’s 2014 Best Supporting Actress is a role-model extraordinaire. She is beautiful, exciting to watch and represents a woman who is confident in her skin. I recently described her as ‘beauty from head to toe.” For many of us, Lupita appeared from nowhere to master her first major movie role as Patsy in... [Read more...]

Who Will Take This Woman?

March 6, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A couple of months ago,  I saw a picture that really disturbed me. It was a picture of a Sister that had a tattoo on her chest, and the tattoo was that of a specific part of the male anatomy and she boasted about a certain “skill set.” I thought to myself, how did the state of the Black Woman get to this? I reflected back... [Read more...]

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