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Sunday, May 1, 2016


Bernie Sanders’ Call to Back Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Require a Clothespin Over the Nose.

April 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Much has been made about polls that purportedly show that a significant number of Bernie Sanders’ backers say they won’t vote for Clinton no matter what. Now Sanders has made it clear as recently as an MSNBC Townhall that he will do whatever it takes to “make sure” no Republican gets in the White House. You can’t get... [Read more...]

Conservatives for Donald Trump?

April 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The sudden appearance of Donald Trump on the political horizon last year may have been surprising, but not nearly as surprising as seeing some conservatives supporting him. Does Trump have conservative principles? Does he have any principles at all, other than promoting Donald Trump? A smorgasbord of political positions —... [Read more...]

Ted Cruz: Not Another Face in the Crowd.

April 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When Donald Trump’s unorthodox style of campaigning for president first took the political world by storm, I thought his ability to connect with the public is a real-life version of the movie, “A Face in the Crowd” In the 1957 film, Andy Griffith played “Lonesome” Rhodes, a drifter discovered by a producer of a... [Read more...]

Why Planning is So Important When it comes to Saving Money?

April 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Laying out a plan and setting it out to practice to achieve both your long-term and short-term goals with regards to your financial plans will certainly help you out a lot in achieving your dreams.  There are no short-cuts about it. You will have to plan it out and work on it. Here are some tools that might prove to be of big... [Read more...]

Black-on-Black Coalescence – Part Two.

April 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Differences versus commonalities: Enslavement was different, for instance, in the U.S. from the brand that was practiced in the Caribbean and Brazil and other South American countries. Thus, we view our lives through different lenses when it comes to independence, entrepreneurship, and politics. We must build bridges, learning... [Read more...]

Harriet Tubman – Ol Economic Freedom Fighter.

April 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that Harriet Tubman would grace the new $20 bill, my heart sang hallelujah.  Additional changes to the currency were also announced.  The back of the $10 will now recognize the five leaders of the women’s suffrage movement and the back of the $5 bill to recognize civil rights leaders,... [Read more...]

Beyonce’s Lemonade Sipping.

April 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Beyoncé! Sister girl, sister girl! Watching Lemonade seemed like catching glimpses of my mother and aunts at Granny’s kitchen table, reminiscent of Annie Lee’s picture of women playing cards. As a little girl, my aunts typically went to Granny’s house at least once a week. You knew it was something serious when all the... [Read more...]

Prince, Exploring the Creative Mind of the Legend & Icon.

April 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Artist, Musician, Sex Symbol, Mastermind and Rebel Prince transitioned on Thursday, April 21st at the age of 57. Born Prince Roger Nelson on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, MN, Prince was well known for keeping his life private sharing himself only through his artistry. His albums scanned slightly over 18.5 million units in the... [Read more...]

2nd Great Recession Will Hit Black Population in Eight Years!

April 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) By the end of July, African Americans will cross the line into their second Great Recession, having yet to completely recover from the first one. The African American (AA) unemployment rate by that time will rise to 10.0 percent from 9.0 percent which was the highest rate the nation reached during the 2008 Great Recession in... [Read more...]

The Leader Of Rwandan Refugees Living In Zambia Returns To Rwanda.

April 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is with a heavy heart that I have to leave my brothers and sisters from the Rwandan opposition living in the diaspora. I have also with immediate effect relinquished my position as the Legal representative and Founding President of the Association of Rwandan Refugees and Former Refugees living in Zambia. I know that most of... [Read more...]

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