Monday, November 30, 2020


Donald Trump’s Final Bloodlust.

November 29, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Attorney General William Barr wants five federal prisoner’s dead before Joe Biden takes office January 20. Biden is a foe of the federal death penalty and says that he will clamp a moratorium on federal executions when he takes office. But Barr is in a hurry and he is determined to give his boss, Trump, one final dubious notch... [Read more...]

5 Forgotten Black Sitcoms.

November 29, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are some sitcoms that we probably watched when they ran but they weren’t at the top of your list to catch. I mean, it’s hard to compete with Martin, Living Single, and Sanford and Son. Let’s look at five forgotten Black sitcoms. Sparks (1996-1998, UPN, BET) Anyone who knows me knows that I’ll bring up Sparks any... [Read more...]

Remembering the Outrage of “Spider-Man” Miles Morales’ Debut.

November 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A fews weeks ago, Spider-Man: Miles Morales dropped. I remember years ago when Miles Morales was announced as the next Spider-Man, there was both excitement and pushback. It’s important to note that when Marvel Comics announced it, the company was never specific that Miles would be a part of the revived Ultimate Marvel brand. Miles... [Read more...]

Film Review; Sound of Metal.

November 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s a struggle. Losing one of your senses can be devastating. But that’s the reality a punk-metal drummer faces. Hearing loss. He’s banging drums he can no longer hear. Ruben (Riz Ahmed, Nightcrawler), a percussionist, and his lover Lou (Olivia Cooke, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), a lead singer and guitarist, form... [Read more...]

The GOP is Donald Trump’s GOP and that Won’t Change.

November 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Weeks after Trump decisively lost the election to Biden not one top Republican official appeared on a national Sunday TV talk show to discuss the election. Only a handful of GOP Senate outliers, such as Mitt Romney, dared to say that Biden won the election, and that the Senate and country should get on with its business. Senate... [Read more...]

ACC/Big Ten Challenge 2020 reminds women’s unequal footing in sports.

November 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) College basketball isn’t too far away. The schedules for everything in all areas of human life have been thrown off because of the coronavirus pandemic. The money machine college sports will continue to churn on and that is displayed by the recent announcement of the official matchups and dates for the 2020 ACC-Big Ten Challenge... [Read more...]

Breaking down the NFL’s new minority development incentive proposal.

November 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Entering Week 10 in the NFL, the only undefeated team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, was coached by a Black man in Mike Tomlin. Tomlin has been one of the NFL’s most successful head coaches since earning the Steelers’ job back in 2007 at the relatively young age of 35 years old. Unfortunately, Tomlin, the Miami’s Brian Flores,... [Read more...]

African-Americans Should Forget the Conspiracy Stuff when it Comes to a COVID Vaccination.

November 18, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In an informal poll on my Facebook page. I asked, “Now that there’s the likelihood of a COVID vaccine soon will you get vaccinated?” There were dozens of responses. Most of those responding was Black. Most said no. Their responses admittedly are anecdotal.  However, the results of an August Gallup poll are not. It found... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.

November 18, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What a nice surprise. David E. Talbert, a playwright (Love in the Nick of Tyme) turned filmmaker (First Sunday), lets his musicality fly and creates a viable family Christmas movie that’s as strong as any Disney film. Inspired by musicals like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dr. Dolittle and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and... [Read more...]

How Mitch McConnell Will Come at Joe Biden and it Won’t Be Pretty.

November 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wasted no time in cheerleading Trump’s bogus claim that he’s still President. In a speech on the Senate floor, McConnell not only egged Trump on in pushing his fraudulent claim that he was cheated out of the Oval Office, but harped that Trump was “100 percent within his rights” to... [Read more...]

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