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Friday, July 3, 2015


Paul Kagame After Former Rwandan Refugees Living In Zambia: The Unhcr’s Failure To Protect Their Own.

July 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) BRIEF BACKGROUND.International legal protection of refugees centres on a person meeting the criteria for refugee status as laid down in the 1951 Refugee Convention. Under Article 1(A)2, the term “refugee” shall apply to any person who:“…owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion,... [Read more...]

Who Has Really Been Bamboozled About Race?

July 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Just this past month I wrote about how the conservatives insist on ignoring the obvious- that white police killing of unarmed black folks is racially motivated. One month later, conservatives are at it again, claiming they don’t know why a racist shot up an all black church. This denial is more than just irksome. It is a major... [Read more...]

Careers in Nursing that Pay Well – Nurse Anesthetists.

July 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you are an RN who is looking for a field in nursing that offers a huge amount of autonomy and a high rate of pay, have you considered furthering your career as a nurse anesthetist? This is an exciting step to take when looking to further your career and one that can provide a higher-than-average salary in most cases. Here... [Read more...]

Go “Black” and Apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “If God doesn’t soon bring judgment upon America, He’ll have to go back and apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.” The statement misquoted here and often by those seeking change for the moral and ethical decay of common values was actually attributed to Ruth Graham, wife of the renowned and immortalized Billy Graham. Ruth,... [Read more...]

Why I Am A Republican.

June 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On June 6, 2015, Hasan Harnett became the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. But he wasn’t always a Republican… My story is probably a good example of how the Republican Party can and is growing by reaching out to different communities in North Carolina and across the country… and succeeding. I wasn’t always... [Read more...]

Three Styles That Flatter Your Curves.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is always the same debate – do curvy women look better, or skinny ones? Of course, any body shape has its fans, and while supermodels will probably always be tall and thin (simply because they are hired to show off clothes, and most clothes hang better on a skinny body), there will also always be curvier icons like Beyonce... [Read more...]

Black America’s Hypocrisy over the N-word and Confederate Flag.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent and despicable killings of Charleston church members have brought about renewed pandemonium over the flying of the Confederate flag.  The concerns from Black America’s perspective are legitimate, but with reservations, in other words are African Americans being a bit disingenuous about the issue. Consider the... [Read more...]

Ole Republican Presidential Candidates Lack Diversity.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once again, Republican presidential candidates are proving that they are either truly colorblind or just blind to people of color. What is it that all these declared Republican presidential candidates all have in common:  Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, George Pataki,... [Read more...]

The thin line between Cops/Crips.

June 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last summer, I believe it was July 17, while driving through Staten Island, I saw a gang of goons, all clad in blue, threateningly surrounding a fearful fellow who appeared to be fumbling a stuttering explanation to his menacing interrogators. They were all wearing baggy, blue khakis that were sagging downward. They must be crips,... [Read more...]

Thy Temperature of Black America.

June 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s one thing to get mad at a racist cop in Ferguson or Baltimore. But a white man, in a church, where he was trusted to sit with a small group of worshippers who were opening their hearts to God? It pushes us close to the edge. Just how close? I conducted my own opinion survey by listening to some of my black friends... [Read more...]

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