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Posted Monday, November 12th 2012 at 1:05PM
For those of you who are STILL on the fence as to whether you should vote for President Obama we present an excellent video that makes a very effective closing argument.
Often times Republican pundits try to make the case that President Obama can ...
Posted Tuesday, November 6th 2012 at 1:38PM
(Originally published at the Black Man Survival Guide)
How come politics never changes? The vast majority of Americans believe that the rich don't pay enough taxes and that corporations are seizing too much financial and political power in Americ ...
Posted Tuesday, August 28th 2012 at 5:03PM
After months of speculation, Mitt Romney has finally settled on his Vice President choice, Paul Ryan. Of course many Republican conservatives are elated with this choice, as Ryan represents everything they like: smaller government, tax breaks for th ...
Posted Monday, August 13th 2012 at 5:06PM
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21 year-old Chavis Carter was arrested in Jonesboro, Arkansas for alleged possession of drugs. He was handcuffed, double-locked and thrown in the back of a police car. A few minutes later Chavis is dead from a gunshot ...
Posted Thursday, August 2nd 2012 at 5:41PM
(Originally posted in the Black Man Survival Guide)
For no apparent reason 24 year-old James Holmes walked into a crowded theater in Aurora Colorado and shot 50 people, killing at least 12.
Reminiscent of Columbine, here we have another case o ...
Posted Friday, July 20th 2012 at 6:47PM
Being a good father can sometimes be a thankless job. Too often people feel that taking care of your responsibilities as a man and as a parent are just the things that you are "supposed to do" and no additional kudos are required. Even though it is ...
Posted Sunday, June 17th 2012 at 3:43PM
Young black boys need black male role models to show them that they can be good fathers, businessmen, entrepreneurs and everything in between. If we wait for the media to portray these images on TV we will be waiting for a long time.
If we want y ...
Posted Sunday, June 10th 2012 at 1:49PM
The following is part 1 of the article "5 Myth Busting Groups of African Americans". Read the full story at AfroDaddy.com.
Although we certainly live in a society where people are not as blatantly stereotyped as they were in the past, it is clea ...
Posted Friday, May 25th 2012 at 6:35PM
Originally posted in the Afro Blog at AfroDaddy.com
A few weeks ago we published an article about "The Most Trifling Black Woman in America". Today turnabout is fair play as we spotlight Desmond Hatchett, a man with 30 children by 11 different wo ...
Posted Sunday, May 20th 2012 at 6:32PM
According to a recent study by the National Fair Housing Alliance, banks are doing a much better job maintaining bank-owned foreclosed homes in white neighborhoods than in minority neighborhoods.
In a report released last month the National Fair H ...
Posted Wednesday, May 2nd 2012 at 2:42PM
Dorothy Koomson’s Top 5 Writing Tips
1. Keep going. It’s a lot harder to keep going than to give up. You’ll get a lot of knock backs, but if you believe in yourself and keep writing you’ll get there. Obviously that’s hard to do after your sixt ...
Posted Sunday, April 29th 2012 at 5:28AM
Ice Cream Girls by Dorothy Koomson
Ice Cream Girls Intro
Audio Preview: http://www.audioacrobat.com/note/CPHgrTPs
As teenagers Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe were the only witnesses to a high-profile murder. Amid ...
Posted Sunday, April 29th 2012 at 5:21AM
Just posted a list of the best rappers of all time at AfroDaddy.com. Here is the list. What do you think?
2. Chuck D
4 Tupac Shakur
6. Notorious BIG
7. Kanye West
8. Ice Cube
10 Best Rapp ...
Posted Wednesday, April 25th 2012 at 4:09PM
Being a parent is one of the most difficult jobs you will ever have and unfortunately it does not come with a handbook. Fortunately there are many resources to help young mothers through online support networks, blogs and websites, community groups ...
Posted Monday, April 23rd 2012 at 2:01PM
We just posted our list of 50 blogs for African Americans in the Afro Blog. Thought I'd give you a taste here. You can see the rest of the list here
Black Informant - Still one of my absolute favorites. This man does his research an ...
Posted Wednesday, April 18th 2012 at 5:20PM
I firmly believe that America is the greatest country on the earth and it is truly a land of opportunity for all. The American dream is alive and well and many people of all races have had tremendous success. With these positives in place, it is no ...
Posted Monday, April 9th 2012 at 8:23PM
Very rarely does a movie live up to the quality of the book that its based on, let alone the pre-launch hype of the media. It appears that The Hunger Games has done both, opening up this weekend as the 3rd leading movie of all time behind only Harry ...
Posted Thursday, March 29th 2012 at 12:36PM
Technically these 5 things can destroy the future of any young person trying to have financial success in America, but since we are writing for The Black Man Survival Guide we want to focus particularly on the obstacles as they relate to our young bl ...
Posted Monday, March 26th 2012 at 6:21PM
(Originally published at http://afrodaddy.com)
Three weeks ago 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking down the street in his Florida gated community not knowing that in minutes he would lose his life.
As Trayvon walked home from the local stor ...
Posted Sunday, March 18th 2012 at 5:54PM
The Black Panther Party was one of the most influential civil rights groups of the 1960’s and early 1970’s. One of the things that made them so popular and their movement so strong was their clear description of their demands and the approach they t ...
Posted Friday, February 10th 2012 at 1:24PM
At least 200,000 African Americans and Latino families were victims of unfair lending practices used by Countrywide Financial. Now owned by Bank of America, the bank will begin giving victims some restitution.
From 2004 to 2008 hundreds of thousa ...
Posted Monday, January 9th 2012 at 1:09PM
(From the Health Survival Guide at http://AfroDaddy.com)
Last night was great! Lots of fun to be had and drinking for all. You managed to make it home safely, even though the the car ride home felt more like a roller coaster ride at Disneyland i ...
Posted Sunday, January 1st 2012 at 3:18PM
Over the last few days an article published on Forbes website has been causing a lot of controversy. “If I Was a Poor Black Kid” by Gene Marks, a fictional article written by a middle-class white technologist, attempts to explain the path he would t ...
Posted Friday, December 16th 2011 at 2:16PM
Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving day. Our latest post in honor of the feast is our first annual Biggest Turkeys of 2011 Awards. If you want to check out the list of people who need their beaks shut, follow this link http://afrodaddy.com/T ...
Posted Thursday, November 24th 2011 at 5:30PM