Thursday, September 24, 2020


How To Properly Install Your Sew In Wig.

July 29, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Way to Wear Your Hair There are so many ways that you can wear your hair nowadays that the options are truly endless. If you want to get a straight chic style without damaging her hair, you do well to look into a sew in wig. Wigs can come in a variety of styles and colors. A sew in is a great idea, because this style allows... [Read more...]

Joe Biden VP Search Underscores Fact He’s Too Old to be President.

July 29, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) An article in Politico got a lot of buzz in Washington, D.C., by reporting that Sen. Kamala Harris might not be a very strong front-runner, or even a front-runner at all, in the Democratic vice presidential selection race. Politico reported that 76-year-old former Sen. Chris Dodd, a member of 77-year-old former Sen. Joe Biden‘s... [Read more...]

We don’t need Donald Trump’s thugs in Chicago.

July 29, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Hitler had his Brown shirts and Mussolini had his Black shirts, now Donald Trump has his camouflage shirts.” Thus began a statement signed by 15 distinguished interdenominational religious leaders in Chicago that I joined, including ministers, priests, and rabbis. Comparisons to Hitler are always explosive, but the comparison... [Read more...]

Facts; Paying People Not to Work Is Not an Economic Stimulus.

July 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Back in 2009, Nancy Pelosi infamously declared the best way to revive the economy was to dole out ever-more-generous food stamps and unemployment benefits. The more people collecting welfare, the better. At the time, this notion seemed laughable. Now this economic illiteracy seems to have become conventional wisdom. This was... [Read more...]

Embracing Youth Leadership.

July 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Congressman John Robert Lewis was just 17 when he reached out to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a letter conveying his desire to attend all-white Troy State College (now Troy State University) that was just ten miles from his home.  Lewis submitted an application but never heard from the college, and hoped King would help. ... [Read more...]

Remembering ‘3’ Civil Rights Legends.

July 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From my youth, I can remember many of the elders lamenting that death comes in threes. In fact, when a community suffered the deaths of two elders, most of the others would walk and talk gingerly in wonderment of who would be next. Although rooted in superstition, the idea of Death Times 3 does sometimes seem to be valid, if... [Read more...]

Congressman John Lewis; Loss of a Hero who Believed in Healing and America’s Potential.

July 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Congressman John Lewis understood that human suffering often ignites the human heart, a phenomenon experienced globally recently as George Floyd’s suffering spurs an awakening to the racism around us. As a young freedom fighter, Congressman Lewis suffered a brutal beating and a fractured skull at the hands of law-enforcement... [Read more...]

Being on company time during your “free” time in the era of COVID-19.

July 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Since social media has become such an important part of American life in the last decade, it plays a role in how people present their views and perspectives on numerous things. Depending on what a person shares on their social media, it is a brief glimpse into their mindset, sense of humor, focus, and what they deem as important.... [Read more...]

Filmmaker Begins Work On ‘Wilmington On Fire: Chapter II’.

July 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) North Carolina-based film company Speller Street Films has launched a 30 day crowdfunding campaign on Seed&Spark to raise $30,000 to finish principal photography on its latest documentary, WILMINGTON ON FIRE: CHAPTER II, directed and produced by award-winning filmmaker Christopher Everett. As the spotlight sits on the city... [Read more...]

Is Crazy the new normal?

July 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the hit musical Hamilton there’s a song called, “The World Turned Upside Down.”  That’s a bit how the last one hundred or so days have felt.  The pandemic has seemingly changed everything about the way things were, and we have yet to determine what the new normal will be. Exhibit A: In the last eighteen weeks, fifty-two... [Read more...]

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