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Saturday, July 4, 2015


Independence Day For Whom?

July 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As most Americans celebrate its 239th independence day from Great Britain, the 4th of July which began in 1776, we all would be wise to remember that African Americans were neither all free nor independent when this holiday first began. For that matter, many would say we are not free now either – at least not mentally,... [Read more...]

Donald Trump Dump.

July 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.... [Read more...]

Who is Burning Ol America’s Black Churches—And Why?

July 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The count of black churches in the South that have been torched is not the six that have been burned since the massacre of nine blacks at Charleston’s Emmanuel AME Church, but 37. The church burnings occurred in a period of not two weeks but over 18 months. That was only the tip of the church burning iceberg. In a six year... [Read more...]

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...]

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