If you can’t finish it, don’t start it: Stephen A. Smith was right!
(ThyBlackMan.com) Stephen A. Smith, ESPN analyst, writer and social critic, recently got into a bunch of hot water while commenting on the most recent domestic abuse eruption between Baltimore Ravens running back Raymell Rice and then girlfriend (now wife) Janay Palmer. At issue was a videotape that was released by the hotel they were staying which showed Rice pulling his unconscious girlfriend out... [Read the full story]
Business Funding Part III – 3 Basic Keys to Getting to Investors and Lenders to Consider Your Business.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Your business needs money. You don’t have money. They have money. How do you get them to give it to you?
Before we move on to how to get money from specific types of investors and lenders THIS IS A MUST READ TOPIC SO DON’T SKIP IT.
Getting funded is really about sales. You may have not heard it put that way before but if you think about it for a minute you will realize... [Read the full story]
( Beauty ) A Woman’s Curse.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Before I go into this subject I must say that this subject matter was brought to my attention by a 15 yr. old student that attempted suicide because of being taunted by the so-called more attractive girls at her school. She says that everyday for years she has been picked on and called ” Ugly ” by the more attractive girls. She says that she is an honor role student... [Read the full story]
Yes, The Music Industry Hates Black People.
(ThyBlackMan.com) While watching the video for “Hot N****” by Epic Records’ newest artist Bobby Shmurda, I could hear a voice in my head repeatedly cry out, “the music industry hates Black people.”
Out of countless amazingly talented unsigned artists waiting for their big break, why would a record company sign yet another half-ass artist whose message is all about death, murder, guns,... [Read the full story]
Coach Tony Dungy Unfairly Attacked
(ThyBlackMan.com) The homosexual mafia has struck again. This time, however, they have picked the wrong target. Beloved former Tampa Bay and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy has been under a vicious assault for honestly answering a reporter’s question.
In an interview with the Tampa Tribune, Tony Dungy was asked if he would he have drafted Michael Sam, the University of Missouri football... [Read the full story]
SWAG in the Black Male College Explorers Program.
(ThyBlackMan.com) This summer the Black Male College Explorers Program was hosted by Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida. The 5 week BMCEP program is an academic and mentoring program for At-Risk Black male students in Duval County Public Schools.
The STEAM instructor in the area of Engineering; William Jackson a teacher with Duval County Public Schools and Adjunct Professor with Edward... [Read the full story]
Republicans – Attack of the Cavaliers.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Certain people are sure to be angered by this Op-Ed piece. So let’s begin. My Republican brothers and sisters are extremely passionate about their pro-life beliefs. I do not question the depth of their conviction. I do not question their methodology. Today’s column isn’t at all about how American conservatives feel about the highly polarizing issue of abortion. I’ll repeat... [Read the full story]
Is It Time To Change Your Approach?
(ThyBlackMan.com) A woman told me recently, “If I could just get my husband to stop leaving the towels on the floor after he takes a shower … and if I could just get him to stop letting my three-year old leave his towels on the floor, I would feel like he was contributing more to keeping the house clean.” “How long has your husband been doing this?” I asked.”Well,... [Read the full story]
How I Got Started In Investing.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Someone recently asked me how I invest and thought that because my PhD is in Finance, I’d have a bunch of complex Harry Potter tricks that allow me to turn water into wine or a dollar into a thousand at the drop of a hat. I think my answer surprised them.
My investment strategies have been relatively simple. The idea is basically understanding how delayed gratification can help... [Read the full story]
Can reparations make us free?
(ThyBlackMan.com) A caller on the Carl Nelson Show (WOL 1450AM – Washington, D.C.), at least each time I have heard him, talks about reparations and freedom. He called again when I was Carl’s guest on July 16, 2014. The caller’s passion, concern, anger, urgency, and frustration were all woven into his comments. I could not help but empathize with his position, nor could I refute what he was saying... [Read the full story]
Payday lending sector has new rules to clean up “rogue traders”.
(ThyBlackMan.com) With effect from the 1st of July 2014 it has become much more difficult for rogue traders to operate in the payday loans market.
Following the introduction of tough new rules by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the industry has seen the number of such lenders reduced by almost 50%. 70 of them simply failed to apply to the FCA for the necessary permission to continue in business,... [Read the full story]
Part 2 – The 2 Ways Most Businesses are Funded, Which One is for You?
(ThyBlackMan.com) In the first Money Month articles we introduced the money month series and listed what we will be talking about. In the last money month article I asked you the very serious question of, “Are you even ready to get funded?” If you are new to the series I encourage you to go back and read them so you can be up to speed.
Now we start getting to the good stuff! MONEY…MAN!
In... [Read the full story]
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