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Saturday, January 31, 2015


Press Release; Dick Gregory – Hollywood’s prodigal son returns.

January 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dick Gregory was in his early 40’s, a Hollywood club favorite, outspoken, funny and rich, when he walked away from it all. He met a preacher named the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and he began to see that life was not all jokes and laughter. Inspired by King, Dick Gregory walked away from a luxurious, show-biz life... [Read more...]

The 4 Intractable American Topics.

January 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s get to it. Politics, race, religion, and sex are the topics you usually avoid discussing in public regardless of your ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, level of education, occupation, system of faith, or age. Some of you aren’t comfortable discussing these issues privately. Here’s the thing, though. Everyone... [Read more...]

Silly women+sperm donors=mo’ problems.

January 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are a few things that have proven to be more singularly destructive to the black community than the lethal combination of unqualified sperm and a foolish vagina. Look at it another way. You’re the pilot of an airplane and all of the passengers have boarded without going through a security check-point. For giggles, once... [Read more...]

GOP Sarah Palin Is Right: Go on Offense, Tout Conservatism.

January 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Forty years ago when my Aunt Nee was the pastor of the Holy Temple Church of Truth, an east Baltimore storefront, during testimony service Sister Davis or Sister Cleary would spontaneously lead the tiny congregation in singing, “We’re Livin’ In the Last Days.” “They’re calling wrong right. They’re... [Read more...]

5 – Easy Ways To Fall Asleep Faster.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When’s the last time you had a good night’s sleep? Well, time isn’t the only thing lost when you lose sleep. According to a small 2013 study published in the journal SLEEP, a single night of sleep deprivation can cause you to lose brain tissue. Lack of sleep has also been linked to increased risk for heart disease, diabetes... [Read more...]

Don’t become a financial scam victim.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) South Africans are falling victim to financial scams – we are the second-most targeted country for phishing scams in the world. Even if you think you are being careful, with so much time spent online, we present fraudsters with many opportunities to draw us into their increasingly sophisticated scams. Here’s how to be reasonably... [Read more...]

Movie; ‘Black or White’ Tackles a Touchy Subject.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Race relations can be a touchy subject. Only a very perceptive filmmaker could tackle the topic and be remotely successful. It would require a writer/director to be smart, balanced, sensitive and able to see both sides of the issue. The characters would almost need to be extensions of our opinions and thoughts, so everyone has... [Read more...]

8 Ways to Improve Your Faith in the 21st Century.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s a busy world out there. How is the modern Christian supposed to stay connected to God when phones, texts and email alerts are going off every minute of the day? Here are just eight ways to renew and restore your spirituality despite the demands of contemporary society. 1. Get Online If you don’t have the time... [Read more...]

An Open Letter to President Obama from Alabama State Sen. Hank Sanders.

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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear President Obama: We love you. We respect you. We support you. We strongly supported your becoming President and have continued to support you through all the trying times. We continue to love, respect and support you. Mr. President, I write this letter with the greatest of respect and appreciation. I write this as an open... [Read more...]

Neither President Obama Nor Republicans Have Vision.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week I thought Stevie Wonder gave a great State of the Union Speech. Oops, did I say Stevie Wonder, I meant to say President Obama. But like Stevie Wonder, I couldn’t see the America the president was describing in his speech. Listening to Obama, you would have thought that America, especially Blacks, had full employment.... [Read more...]

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