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Thursday, August 21, 2014


Black People; The Perception.

August 20, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What is it? Why does it happen?  As i speak, i speak in the name of “US” or “WE” black people. Dont get me wrong i dont mean all but majority every three out of five of “us” black people help perceive this image. What image many may ask? The image that others races see “us” as... [Read more...]

MSM and Left Racism on Parade in Ferguson.

August 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Talk about deja vu Trayvon Martin spin all over again, I could hardly believe my eyes. During a discussion on CNN about the shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer, in the background was a photo of Brown in a school graduation cap and gown. Give me a break! Where was the picture from the surveillance video of the... [Read more...]

Get Funded! Part 5 – Getting Money from Angel Investors.

August 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Shark Tank! Most of us have seen or heard about the show. An inventor goes in front of three very wealthy investors and pitches the business or product. The investors, if they like the business, bid against each other to make the offer to the owner. The inventor says YES I like the offer or NO, it isn’t enough! This makes... [Read more...]

Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, No Justice, No Peace!

August 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s face it. At some point a police officer will be charged, and convicted, of killing a Black man. Just because someone wears a uniform or is acting in a police capacity does not mean they cannot be charged with homicide. However, until a police officer is convicted of killing a Black man, woman or child, unless and until... [Read more...]

Seeking a Shared Black Vision – Part II.

August 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today, if you ask African Americans if they would like to see black owned businesses enlarge their footprint through employing a significantly large number of workers, the overwhelming majority would say, yes. This is, without a doubt, a shared vision of the African American community. African Americans largely, at minimum, would... [Read more...]

Do We Perpetuate Black Stereotypes?

August 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many African Americans feel like there has been an unofficial war declared on Blacks, especially young Black males. Just in the past month alone, there have been the police murders of Eric Garner (Staten Island, N.Y.), Ezell Ford (Los Angeles, and Michael Brown (Ferguson, Mo.). Each of these victims were all unarmed, young, Black... [Read more...]

Why the Kevin Love to Cleveland trade will result in a title in Cleveland THIS YEAR.

August 18, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is only one team sport on this planet we call Earth where two men can ultimately determine a title: basketball.Football: Barry Sanders couldn’t get in done as the best running back in the league. How about baseball: Barry Bonds couldn’t grab the brass (World Series) ring after spending his entire career as an... [Read more...]

Ferguson police want to kill your son, but not as much as some studio rappers.

August 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As our community seeks to understand the tragedy that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, this might be a chance to reflect on the life of the black male in America. We all want black men to survive, and most of us are sick of police coming into our neighborhoods, disrespecting us in front of our children and shooting us like dogs... [Read more...]

Built-in Obsolescence.

August 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A series of recent reports cite the drastic lack of economic progress for Black people in general and Black men in particular. Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent, wrote “Black men are no better off than they were more than 40 years ago, due to mass incarceration and job losses suffered during the Great Recession,... [Read more...]

Bushwick Principal Caught Smuggling Heroin Should Raise Alarm.

August 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) New York City’s Department of Education, much like its police department or its fire department, is bedeviled by as much fraud, graft, mismanagement, waste, and even outright criminality as any large municipal bureaucracy anywhere in the world. I would know. Years ago, I was one of those intrepid souls who waded into the concrete... [Read more...]

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