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Saturday, August 30, 2014


‘Beyonce; The Shameless Jezebel’.

August 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have read a lot of commentary about Beyonce’s performance at the MTV’s Video Music awards which aired last night(August 24, 2014).  Beyonce is NOT a good role model for our young girls. Over the years her lyrics have gotten more vulgar and her performances have become more salacious. Last night, during her performance,... [Read more...]

Ferguson: The real tea is what’s not being reported.

August 25, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The events in Ferguson, MO have forced the nation to once again deal with the lingering effects of institutionalized racism. The public execution of an unarmed 18-year-old black man at the hands of a white police officer stoked the fires of frustration and rage that many black people have felt in Ferguson and across the nation. The... [Read more...]

What’s Your Purpose?

August 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Why are you here? I don’t mean why are you here reading these words right now. Instead, why are you here on this planet at this time, born into the family you were born into, with your unique gifts and talents, with your experiences? There is indeed a reason you are here. It’s your purpose. Some call it your mission.... [Read more...]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Responds To 50 Cent’s Allegation That He Can’t Read.

August 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Floyd Mayweather  was recently ridiculed for not being able to read.  The rapper 50 Cent made fun of him the other day, offering $750,000 if he publicly reads a page of Harry Potter.  In response to the rapper’s humiliating call, Mayweather took a picture of his most recent paychecks and put the images on Twitter with the... [Read more...]

Praying and Fasting in Ferguson.

August 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember the Jena Six? Some 15,000 to 20,000 protesters went to Jena, Louisiana in 2006 to demonstrate against injustice. After all the speeches, threats, marches, and church rallies, the people went home and nothing really changed. The prosecutors did their thing and the system rolled right over Mychal Bell and the other five... [Read more...]

Why I Take the Death of Michael Brown Personally.

August 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This not a hard one to answer. Once again we have lost another young, black man at the hands of a police officer.  I really tried to find the best way to write this without seeming so over-the-top, emotional or making it an issue of race. Well as you can see that was not possible. Yes it’s probably over-the-top, but so are... [Read more...]

No More Lives Lost: Brownsville section of Brooklyn, NY Residents Send a Message of Hope.

August 22, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For many outside the community, Brownsville, Brooklyn has become synonymous with gun violence and crime. More people have been shot in Brownsville this year than in all of Manhattan, and it is estimated that 56 percent of the men imprisoned come from this eastern Brooklyn neighborhood. Yet, on Aug. 10, 2014, the people who call... [Read more...]

50 Cent; If Floyd Mayweather Jr. Can’t Read Thats A Tragedy For All Of Us.

August 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I want to start by saying that I’m not sure if I like the rapper 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson).  As brilliant as he happens to be, “Fiddy” appears to be plagued by a set of psychological challenges that cause him to seek attention at all costs and to push his “beefs” to the highest levels.  I can’t really think of... [Read more...]

Shame, Shame: To Our Chagrin.

August 22, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ferguson, Missouri is a flashpoint. The racial tensions, the over-militarized response of the police force, and the tangible sense of disenfranchisement long experienced by its citizens could happen anywhere in America. What’s happening in Missouri right now could easily happen in Georgia. What’s happening in St. Louis County... [Read more...]

How To Find Travel Insurance In A Budget?

August 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you headed overseas for a business trip? Maybe you’re finally taking that beach vacation that you’ve always wanted. Regardless of your reasons for jet-setting, here are six tips for finding travel insurance on a budget. 1. Understand the Basics Do you need travel insurance or travel protection? They have different... [Read more...]

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