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Regarding Sharron Angle: I Got Angry the Other Day.

May 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Folks, I got angry the other day. Mary and I were on the road most of this year campaigning for Ted Cruz. We’re back home in Florida. My grass is over a foot tall, neighbors are still polite and my lawnmower won’t start. I dropped off the lawnmower for Darrell our mechanic to fix. But that is not what made me angry. I... [Read more...]

From Black Power to mighty Green Power.

May 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Have you ever wondered what happened to Black Power? Remember the days of the clinched fist, the afro, the dashiki, and black berets? Remember Stokely Carmichael, Angela Davis, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale, Eldridge Cleaver, H. Rap Brown, and the Black Panthers? How about Shaft and Foxy Brown? Black was beautiful and “powerful”... [Read more...]

Cable Television And It’s Effect On Young Black People In America.

May 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no secret that we are the biggest consumers in America and we watch TV more than any other group in the country. Back in the 90s when I was a kid, I was a big fan of The Fox Network because of certain shows like In Living Color and Saturday morning cartoons like X-Men and Spider-Man on Fox Kids. I was also a fan of... [Read more...]

Memorial Day: Reflecting On Heroes.

May 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few Memorial Days ago, I recall myself comfy on the sofa overstuffed with cookout delights, watching a documentary on TV about conscientious objectors. The program portrayed these guys as moral superiors. I thought, “You guys are able to bloviate about the evils of war and pursue careers as American artists, college professors... [Read more...]

Idaho Rape Case Screams for a Hate Crime Prosecution.

May 27, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) John R.K. Howard, a senior, and one-time student at Dietrich, Idaho High School, will finish high school in Texas. Two other former students at Dietrich High, who are underclass students, will undoubtedly complete their schooling at another high school. The three white students were booted from the school after they were charged... [Read more...]

How The NCAA and their institutions help perpectuate the racial steteotype of black male criminality in America.

May 27, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Just a week ago two black Alabama Football players were arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana. And then two weeks ago, four Auburn football players were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. When I read the story online, the first thought that came to my mind was, “These... [Read more...]

Is Technology Always Better For Us?

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If we want to put it in a simple language, drivers are more or less causing all the problems on the road. According to a government report, human error is responsible for more than 90 percent of the crashes that take place on the roads of America. Where is artificial intelligence when you need it? Traffic rules are made for the... [Read more...]

Where’s the rest of it? Stories about black life in the inner-city.

May 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Where’s the rest of it?” is a line of dialogue from my web-series I thought would work as a title for this blog because I am asking Hollywood the same question about the stories it produces about inner-city black youth. My web-series, the Miseducation of a First Generation College Student, is a dramedy that navigates... [Read more...]

10 Ways To Empower Young Black Men In America.

May 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a system that is designed to oppress and destroy young black men in this country, black parents particularly black fathers should be heavily involved in teaching their sons these 10 things. 1. Don’t be a slave for The Corporate Plantation, teach him how to be an entrepreneur and king of his own castle  – Corporate... [Read more...]

Black Charity – Solid Foundations.

May 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For decades several conscious and committed Black men and women have spoken, written books, taught, advised and, more importantly, initiated economic empowering projects and movements to help propel us to a higher level of mutual support and, thus, creating a solid foundation upon which our children can stand and build upon.... [Read more...]

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