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Monday, January 26, 2015


Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson’s Message for Tea Party.

January 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I confess. With 5 minutes left in the championship game, Russell Wilson’s third interception and Seattle two touchdowns behind, I turned the channel assuming Green Bay won. Upon turning back to the game, I was shocked to see Seattle ahead by one point. Seattle ultimately won the game in overtime and is going to the Superbowl.... [Read more...]

President Obama – Superb SOTU 2015.

January 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Just the facts, ma’am.” Sergeant Joe Friday famously used that quote to great effect in the classic police television show “Dragnet.” Your President and mine – Barack Obama – began his 6th State of the Union address dropping knowledge. He just gave the facts, folks. And in my not-so-humble opinion, he was superb. Here... [Read more...]

Ole Homophobia, Ignorance and Ineptitude in Rap.

January 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On January 7th, Young Thug decided to invent a “NIGGA TWERK” dance and post it on his Instagram. As he waddled across his floor, hands on knees, a palpable disgust quickly pervaded social media, summed up by a commenter’s incredulous “Twerking for men??” Most viewers probably ignored the 4(+?) bottles of GTV vodka on... [Read more...]

I Don’t Know Any “Black” People.

January 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From Black Panthers to black is beautiful to black pride, there is just one problem. African-Americans are not black. When we were children, we were taught the colors in the crayon box and the shade that most of us identified as brown matched our skin. Your shoes are black, but you are not the same color. Your car may be black,... [Read more...]

An Ole International War of Words.

January 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With the recent terrorists attacks in Paris over a largely unknown satirical newspaper that poked fun at Islam and Mohammed, there has been a global debate over whether the world is at war with “radical” Islam. The debate has centered on whether one actually uses the word “act of terror” when describing what happened... [Read more...]

Four Actionable Tactics to Accelerate Career Success.

January 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Navigating the Gray: Expert tips for communicating clearly and confidently and building stronger workplace relationships in pursuit of upward career mobility Globalization, technology, rampant regulation and fierce competition at every turn have made today’s workplace more complicated than ever.  This is causing professionals... [Read more...]

Here’s why I won’t support the coonery of Fox’s “Empire”.

January 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When the Fox Network released the new show, “Empire,” I was concerned about what I might see on screen. Fox is not known for producing the most favorable images of black people, so I figured this show wouldn’t be any different.  For some reason, black dysfunctionality makes for great television, and there is a long line... [Read more...]

Your Hero Is In The Mirror.

January 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We are in the midst of celebrating yet another King Holiday and certainly he should be given his due. But Martin Luther King Jr. is not the only one with a dream. King was and is an example because he had the mind of a king. What about you? Where is your dream and are you stepping up to make your visions happen? Or are you simply... [Read more...]

A New Year: Why Ole Mr. President, Why?

January 18, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Happy New Year my fellow Americans. Getting my butt back into the gym is my New Year Resolution. I saw a guy I thought was around my age who looked fantastic, very muscular. He said he was 57; his secret was protein and creatine supplements. As I begin 2015, another year into the battle to save my country, I observe the daily... [Read more...]

A case against Ole Noneconomic Liberalism — December 2009.

January 18, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A term made popular by the venerable Harold Cruse, noneconomic liberalism is a social strategy which focuses upon political empowerment without adequate attention to economic empowerment. The nascent NAACP, according to Dr. Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour, in his book, Betrayal by Any Other Name, wrote into its constitution a prohibition... [Read more...]

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