(ThyBlackMan.com) Growing up as a kid in St. Louis, I remember watching the old Frankenstein movies. Of course, the movie was in black and white and was watched on a TV with rabbit ears. You millennials need to google that. Frankenstein was a horror movie and was very frightening. It ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) The oft-told tale of horror has become both the stuff of legend and the stuff of caution about poverty and destitution. That’s the tale of woe of Shanghai China in the 1920s. Every morning dozens of bodies were swept up off that city’s streets. They were the poorest of ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) The chanting or mantra of “Black Lives Matter,” was born out of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. Indeed, the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation web site states this, “#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) As far back as I can remember – which is quite a few decades at this point – I have heard the following lament (framed as a rhetorical question) from white people: “Why is everything about race?” The evil twin sister of that disingenuous interrogative is the following spurious accusation: “Black ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Black American voters, and indeed the majority of all voters in this nation have done their duty when it comes to voting Democrats into office, and for this deed, they should be enjoying a reward, because President Biden gave his word to us, “I have your back.” Instead, we ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) One doesn’t have to go far to find public spaces and places in Los Angeles that are named after racists or those who propagated racist acts and policies. Crenshaw Blvd. Leimert Park and Reuben Ingold Park in View Park are three. They are named after Walter Leimert, George Lafayette ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) “It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant. It’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.” President Ronald Reagan “In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” George Orwell I am one of the listed constitutional conservative speakers that the Young America’s ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Every young person needs to heed the words of the late great John Lewis. “Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and redeem the soul of America.” Lewis made this statement on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 1, 2020, while commemorating the tragic events of Bloody Sunday. ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a White mother’s son – we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens. – Ella Baker As Women’s History Month continues, I wanted to highlight ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) needed Democrats to narrowly avert the government shutdown that loomed large if Congressional budget legislation was not passed by Saturday, March 23.  Many Republicans did not vote for the budget legislation; Democrats saved the day.  Some Republicans would rather shut government down, inconveniencing if ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Elections will always be the ultimate battlefield where the fight for social and cultural changes will be won or lost. Through elections, candidates will place their political and cultural mandates before the voters, and those mandates are either validated or rejected, allowing voters to choose candidates most aligned with ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Public Politics is the negotiating process between interested constituencies regarding the access to and distribution of limited resources and the resulting outcome or policies pertaining to those resources. One of the popular narratives that was disseminated in mainstream America media to explain Hilary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign loss to ...