Thursday, February 22, 2024

Americans: Wokeness and Resilience – The Legacy of Jack Kemp and the 1965 AFL All-Star Game Boycott.

February 22, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The meaning of being “woke” is simple. It means being awakened to the needs of others. Being “woke” is understanding something you may not have previously understood while now arriving at the point of acceptance. It means to be well-informed, thoughtful, compassionate, humble, and kind. Being “woke” is having an eagerness... [Read more...]

Balancing Act: Media Scrutiny on Joe Biden’s Mental Fitness and the Ongoing Debate Over Free Speech on Twitter.

February 21, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The New York Times raised questions about President Joe Biden’s mental fitness after the bombshell special report explaining why there would be no criminal charges against Biden for unlawful possession of documents. Special counsel Robert Hur wrote, “Mr. Biden would likely present himself to a jury, as he did during... [Read more...]

Corporate America at a Crossroads: Balancing Social Justice and Economic Responsibilities.

February 21, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Universities are not alone among our institutions that have lost their way. How about America’s corporations, which now seem to think social justice is their job, beside efficiently delivering goods and services to the American public? In a recent panel discussion at the Bipartisan Policy Institute, Jamie Dimon, chairman... [Read more...]

Championing Reproductive Freedom: The Historic Impact of Vice President Kamala Harris’s Leadership.

February 21, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It matters deeply that America has a woman as our vice president. That has never been truer than at this moment. Nothing makes this more clear than Vice President Kamala Harris’s courageous decision to champion reproductive freedom in the midst of a full-on assault on the right to choose. Right now, Vice President Harris is... [Read more...]

Democracy on the Docket – The Supreme Court’s Quandary Over Donald Trump’s Ballot Battle.

February 19, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week the Supreme Court heard arguments from the State of Colorado, which barred former President Donald Trump from appearing on its presidential ballot. This was a highly controversial decision that inexorably ended up in SCOTUS’ hands. The two plus hours of argument rendered me speechless. The following is a paraphrase... [Read more...]

Joe Biden and the Unveiling of Truth: Misreported Unemployment Rates and the Path to Economic Recovery Through Tax Cuts.

February 17, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black voters saved Joe Biden’s last disastrous presidential run for office. Biden was losing the Democratic Party’s primary in 2020 and black voters stepped up and changed that narrative, making Mr. Biden a winner. Now, this President actively crisscrosses the nation, detrimentally understating African Americans’... [Read more...]

Black History Knowledge is Meant to Evolve.

February 17, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Would you be surprised if you learned that Black History week, which would eventually become Black History Month, was meant in part to be a time whereby the community could share what it’s learned. Meaning we were supposed to be gathering knowledge throughout the year, and then we could all come together and have this beautiful... [Read more...]

Beyond the Numbers – The Real Cost of Living in the Age of Joe Biden — Bidenomics.

February 16, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Say what you will, but Adam Smith was a brilliant cat and was well before his time. And if you have ever read the 300-plus pages The Theory of Moral Sentiments you would understand where I am coming from. Seems that the purported father of modern capitalism shows how our moral ideas and actions are a consequence of our very... [Read more...]

Black Community: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Rights – The Four Good Deeds of Ra and Their Impact on Human Dignity and Equality.

February 15, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The deep thinking of our ancestors about ethical issues of being human in the world is nowhere more evident or important than the text in the Book of Vindication (or Coffin Texts) in the Husia titled “The Four Good Deeds of Ra”. In this text, the Creator, Ra, cites Four Good Deeds which he performed at the dawn of creation... [Read more...]

Doubts and Expectations – Vice President Kamala Harris’s Path Amid Democratic Uncertainty.

February 15, 2024 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Respect has to be earned. So far, many within the Democratic Party feel Vice President Kamala Harris has not earned that respect. More than a dozen Democratic leaders in key states were candid about their assessment of Harris. The vice president’s tenure has been underwhelming, they said, marked by struggles as a communicator... [Read more...]

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