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Thursday, October 2, 2014


What Actress Lupita Nyong’o Speech Can Teach Young Girls.

March 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Lupita Nyong’o has been making her rounds on-screen at award shows and in the magazines, detailing her effortless fashion style. However, the moment that I felt a sense of connection with Lupita was during her speech on beauty standards and self-image. Recently, Lupita Nyong’o attended Essence Magazine‘s Black... [Read more...]

I’ll be a bad girl, I’ll prove it to you, By Lying On My Back For You.

December 2, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The other night I fell asleep with the television on, and when I woke up there was a video playing(it was on the centric channel)and this is the chorus that I heard (yes I googled it)   “Is it bad that I never made love, no I never did it But I sure know how to f*** I’ll be a bad girl, I’ll prove it to you I... [Read more...]

HOLIDAY HEAT for SINGLE WOMEN. What temperature are you on?

November 14, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hormones are hot. A steady 85 degrees. The bed sheets are cool at 60 degrees. You roll over and suddenly have no desire to move because at that very moment, those cool sheets are exactly what you needed. You needed to feel a calm and coolness – something different. The holidays are here. Most of us singles are feeling the... [Read more...]

The Five M’s.

October 10, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My 20 years as a columnist for NNPA would not be complete without an article about five persons whom I hold in high esteem, five persons from whom I have learned about sacrifice, commitment, dedication, honor, and character; and five persons who hold a special place in most if not all of our hearts and minds. They are Marcus,... [Read more...]

I am NOT the Baddest Bitch.

September 23, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My Sister and I were talking about how female lyricists can be given an unworthy crown or position when it comes to how they represented or represent women. We as women have an issue with confusing sex with power, so when a woman speaks about sex in an aggressive manner, or as my Sister said seems to push the envelope sexually... [Read more...]

Hair Healing for All the Little Tianas.

September 12, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am writing this for Tiana Parker. It is addressed to all the older black women currently shaping her life and the lives of many black girls. I was raised for a time by my grandmother, so I have a deep respect and love for older women. I want my female elders to know this upfront or you might mistake me for being an impertinent,... [Read more...]

What Women Want: Self-Help.

September 5, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “God is looking for people who are prepared, people that are taking steps to grow, people that are serious about fulfilling their destiny.” -Joel Osteen.   It goes without saying that words can be powerful.  The right words can mend a heart, rejuvenate the mind, and restore your faith. When I read this quote... [Read more...]

Can Women Have It All?

August 30, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A while back when some in the media were debating whether or not women can have it all, I thought to myself: here we go again!  It seems the whole conversation started with a book titled:  Lean In  written by Sandberg, a Harvard-educated chief operating officer of Facebook, who Connie Schultz a writer for the Washington Post... [Read more...]

Black Women; “The Womb Pledge”.

July 1, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I pledge to honor and respect my womb and by doing so, others will have no choice but to follow suit. I pledge to NOT allow anyone unworthy entry into my private thoughts, places and spaces. I pledge to love myself, really and truly fall in love with myself. I pledge to REFUSE to accept anyone else’s appraisal of MY WORTH. I... [Read more...]

I’m a Barbie Girl….in a Barbie World.

February 19, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So…this picture was emailed to me, and supposedly this is supposed to be the “new” Barbie Doll, though at this moment, I don’t think that has been confirmed by Mattel. At any rate, the message attached to the email was that, I was the “perfect person” to declare and express my outrage at the... [Read more...]

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