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Wednesday, April 1, 2015


Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly: Redefining Freedom and the American Dream.

March 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) James Baldwin, one of the most prolific writers and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance, suggested a very specific process for escaping the crippling confines of hatred and oppression as a man of color in America. Deriving from the philosophy of existential alienation, Baldwin’s practice of Black Existentialism prescribed... [Read more...]

Ole Israel Has Become A Serious Problem That We Need To Address.

March 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here are the facts. The United States CREATED some of the most severe problems currently going on in the Middle East by interfering in that part of the world and expecting the people in the region to just sit back and casually accept the U.S.’ racist view of reality. For example, the way that the State of Israel was created... [Read more...]

ESPN Stephen A. Smith’s GOP Delusion Is Nothing New.

March 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) ESPN host Stephen A. Smith has gotten quite a reputation for being a controversial tell-it-like-he-sees-it guy. That’s fine in sports punditry. He’s an ex-jock, and in that world pretty much any inanity will fly. But when Smith pursed his lips and ventured outside sportsdom to quip that blacks should vote GOP at least... [Read more...]

Deadline.com’s Dangerous Take on Hollywood Diversity.

March 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With the wild success of hit shows like Empire, Blackish, Fresh Off the Boat, How to Get Away with Murder, and Jane the Virgin, it feels like Hollywood is finally starting to get what so many of us knew all along; audiences want to see diversity. Yet somehow, at this exciting moment of progress for the industry, Deadline Hollywood... [Read more...]

Hysteria Over Ole Ted Cruz Illustrates What We’re Up Against.

March 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Wow! Can you believe how Ted Cruz is catching it from both sides in response to his powerful speech announcing his quest to win the White House in 2016? As expected, the Left is doing their typical thing calling Cruz extreme, stupid and crazy. Conservatives are taking shots at Ted Cruz because he has not mastered walking on water. Folks,... [Read more...]

Mediocrity Can Ruin Your Life.

March 26, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I do not set your pace or status in life and you do not set mine. However, we both can do even better than we are doing. If you are surrounded by people who half-step and who only do the minimum in all they do, the chances are that you will fall into mediocrity as they rub off on you. If it is the norm in your circle, you will... [Read more...]

Ted Cruz’s Mission: Impossible.

March 26, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz is running for President of the United States? As a Democrat, this prospect is cause to celebrate. I’m planning to treat myself to a jumbo yellow cupcake. Monday was Christmas. Ted Cruz is a gift to the Democrats for 2016. His quest to be the leader of the free world is his own personal Mission:... [Read more...]

Can You Trust Your Doctor’s Advice.

March 26, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today, even with Google, Ask and a host of other search engines putting the world’s medical information at our fingertips, many people simply run to the doctor when they get sick and trust whatever he or she says. And though sometimes the doctor is the best option, not always. It’s easy to let someone else think for... [Read more...]

A Trip to London You Will Never Forget.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) London is one of those cities that absolutely blows you away the first time you visit. You will not be able to believe all of the vibrant energy that the city produces. No matter what corner of the city you find yourself in, there is always something going on that is new and exciting. The largest city in England has more tourist... [Read more...]

If Ferguson Stays Ferguson, Ole Blacks Have No One to Blame but Themselves.

March 25, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ferguson will hold municipal elections April 7. The mayor and five of the six city councilpersons are white. Three are up for reelection. Since Michael Brown was gunned down by former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, the one loud refrain has repeatedly been how could a city where African-Americans make up the... [Read more...]

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