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Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Should You Start Investing? If So, Where?

February 9, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all want to be financially successful and debt free. Where most of us falter, however, is in believing that we need to pay off all of our debts before we can begin saving for and investing in our futures. All this does is reduce the amount of money we’ll have waiting for us when an emergency happens or later in life when... [Read more...]

Beyonce; On ‘Jackson Five Nostrils,’ Creole vs. ‘Negro’ and Beefing Over Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’.

February 9, 2016 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was born and raised in New Awlins and never miss the opportunity to remind folks of that. So when Beyoncé’s video for “Formation” dropped on Saturday, I, like the majority of my homegirls, was hype. I wasn’t excited because I’m a certified Beyoncé stan, because the video is visually stunning, or because this... [Read more...]

What is Forex: Why Some Traders Don’t Profit and Lose Money.

February 8, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Answering the question of what is forex does not only mean exploring the practices of this lucrative business, it also means exploring the many reasons why people lose money and fail at trading. Here are some of the reasons why a lot of individuals don’t profit in foreign exchange trading. What Is Forex About? Studying Trends... [Read more...]

RNC: Old School Politics.

February 8, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alright, alright; enough about my column from last week where I called out several RNC staffers by name because of their total disloyalty and disrespect towards me.  No more jokes about me being introverted and never speaking my mind. I will admit last week’s column was very pointed and blunt—by design. I came into the Republican... [Read more...]

Lowering Your Energy Expenses: Top Pointers For Using a Prepayment Meter.

February 8, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are plenty of households in the UK who are connected to a prepayment meter and you need to know the best way to use them if you are going to be able to keep your energy expenses as low as possible. A guide on how to get the best out of your gas and electricity usage can be found here and if you are someone who has a prepaid... [Read more...]

Black Folks; Raising Money or Just Raising Cain?

February 8, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Bernie Sanders raised $20 million with the average donation being just $27.00. What is wrong with Black folks? For decades conscious Black leaders have cajoled, encouraged, admonished, and begged us to raise money among ourselves, a small amount from a lot of people, you know, the way Marcus Garvey did, which we love to brag... [Read more...]

#BrothersandBadgesTogether Advocacy.

February 7, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If one goes solely by mainstream media coverage, one would assume police/community relations in the inner city hadn’t progressed beyond the last riot! I’m typing this in New Orleans, whose police department is under a federal consent decree for severe shortfalls in several high-profile cases. I remain committed to... [Read more...]

Marco Rubio: Sour Grapes, Slings and Arrows.

February 7, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Governors Jeb Bush and Chris Christie join forces with Senator Ted Cruz to attack the most popular Republican running for president in 2016–Marco Rubio. Both Bush and Christie struggle to get campaign momentum, and hope New Hampshire will offer a breath of new life and an end to the donor hemorrhaging. Senator Cruz, on the... [Read more...]

Ted Cruz Once Again Proves Himself Presidential.

February 7, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As the New Hampshire primary fast approaches, I wish to remind voters that our next Commander-in-Chief must be of the highest character; cut from the rare cloth of our founders. Sometimes God gives us great gifts in ugly packages. Recent attacks on Ted Cruz from both the Trump and Dr Carson campaigns gifted Cruz an opportunity... [Read more...]

A Bad Breakup & 8 Mile Walk Led to the Most Amazing Love Album of Our Time.

February 7, 2016 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few years ago, Dr. Samori Swygert went through a bad breakup after a long term relationship. So what? Many of us have gone through a bad breakup. But this man, a pharmacist by trade, concocted the perfect formula for an amazing piece of art out of the hurt he suffered from the demise of his relationship. One evening in Virginia,... [Read more...]

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