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Saturday, October 25, 2014


Black Vote is Up for Grabs.

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I had separate conversations with two governors last week.  Both were White, one was a Democrat and one was a Republican.  We were discussing next month’s elections and what they each thought would happen.  The amazing thing was their respective views on the Black community. Democrats have convinced the Black community that... [Read more...]

Are Parents the Root Cause of Addictions? Cold & Flu Season.

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The war on drugs is in full effect within this society! Parents, schools and communities are constantly encouraging young people to stay away from drugs such cocaine, meth, ecstasy and even marijuana. I too feel our young people should stay away from any drug or substance that alters their brain or disturbs their physical body... [Read more...]

The Party or the Person?

October 21, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We say we have “voting power,” but we have settled merely for the “power to vote.” We fight for the “right to vote” but we fail to “vote right.” Voting is a means to gain political power, not an end that simply allows one to participate in the act. As true as those statements are and as many times as we have heard... [Read more...]

Ebola plus fear equals Conster-nation.

October 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Consternation is a noun – and is defined as “feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.” Synonyms of consternation include distress, discomposure, and panic. Consternation aptly describes what most Americans are feeling right now about the Ebola virus outbreak – especially at the news of two American... [Read more...]

Malcolm X Day.

October 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last Monday Jabari and I were out and about and I noticed, it was a lot of kids walking around. I was trying to figure why they were out of school and a lady told me it was “Columbus Day”. Well, I guess its OK to have a day off no matter who its for, but let’s look at the facts shall we and see what or why we... [Read more...]

Four Reasons Why Actress Halle Berry’s Child Support Outrage Is Kinda Funny.

October 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Actress Halle Berry is having one heck of a time dealing with her child support situation.  According to various media outlets, the actress is fighting it out in child support court with her daughter’s father, Gabriel Aubry.  Aubry and Berry have agreed to share custody of their six year old daughter Nahla, and the situation... [Read more...]

Jameis Winston: Florida State vs Notre Dame still a GO!

October 17, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Reigning Heisman award winning quarterback Jameis Winston and the Florida State Seminoles will host Notre Dame this weekend in a matchup of two top five teams. The outcome of this game will most definitely have a major impact on the national championship picture come January. That is the major reason why Florida State, despite... [Read more...]

ThySistas – Sisterhood through action – Posts…

October 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On Friday, I went to see “Addicted” so I could write my movie review. I read the book several years ago when it first came out, and Zane became a very popular author among Black Women, so I knew we would be seeing this movie in droves. Before the movie premiered I would see countless posts about it in my facebook feed, and... [Read more...]

Death Wish 101: 4 Reasons Black Men Should Avoid Drugs And Alcohol At All Costs.

October 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You ever wonder why hip-hop music is the genre that is most uniquely focused on big, white corporations paying black men to brag about how high and drunk they are?  You think this is a coincidence?  Sorry, but it’s not.  There is a reason why an artist rapping about smoking and drinking will usually get a deal before a rapper... [Read more...]

An Open Letter To The Black Conscious Community.

October 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) First allow me to thank you for your presence and willingness to read this letter. Thank you for your attempts to teach black America about our culture as well as your dedication to reproducing information from past scholars, teachers and historians. You have quite a way of rewording content and making it your own and for that,... [Read more...]

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