New Orleans: The Thoughts of One Native.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I am from New Orleans. I was born in 1981, and I love my city unconditionally. On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina threatened to destroy the city I love so dearly for all time. It was not unreasonable to question whether the city could bounce back. The response defied the minds of many that some could be so thoughtful and giving, while others could be so harsh and cruel. Hurricane... [Read the full story]
What Can Blacks Learn From Animal Rights Groups & Michael Vick?
(ThyBlackMan.com) Let me begin by giving a round of applause to the Pittsburg Steelers for signing my main man Michael Vick to their organization. I’m so excited about this season!
Now, while strolling on Facebook a few minutes ago I quickly realized that several animal rights groups in Pittsburg are not only upset but are returning donated items the Steelers organization have given them to use in... [Read the full story]
“New” Economic Downturn coming – Black unemployment will rise… again!
(ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s get busy! Please e-mail or face book this piece to a friend. For many seasons, I have written articles regarding the anticipated failure of an economic recovery using only monetary policy. I projected without equivocation that this economic recovery would fail ( http://thyblackman.com/2014/11/10/3-reasons-why-the-current-economic-recovery-will-fail/ ). African Americans need... [Read the full story]
Things You Should Never Do When Dating Locals Abroad.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Dating a local abroad is not the same as dating someone in your home country. To avoid disappointment and to enjoy every moment spent with your date, it is necessary to remember a few simple rules. The following is the list of things you should never do when dating a local abroad created with http://easydatenow.com/ – Ukraine Dating Service. Sticking to these rules is recommended... [Read the full story]
Is college a waste of time and money?
(ThyBlackMan.com) Parents you may want to keep your children from reading this post, especially if you’ve been pushing the American ideal for them to go to college so they can get a good job to have a comfortable life.
Personally, I think college is a waste of money if people are just going to make themselves more employable because there’s no guarantee of employment and more than likely a graduate... [Read the full story]
Thy Struggle for Economic Liberty.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Here’s my taxi question. If a person is law-abiding, has a driver’s license, has a car or van that has passed safety inspection, and has adequate liability insurance, is there any consumer-oriented reason he should not be able to become a taxicab owner/operator? Put another way: If you wish to hire the services of such a person, what right does a third party have to prevent... [Read the full story]
Ol High Stakes Politics.
(ThyBlackMan.com) “I’ll see your two Blacks and raise you two more.”
The vast majority of the news is centered on politics, specifically, the 2016 Presidential race, which is fourteen months away. Black people are being sucked under by a whirlpool of nonsense on TV news outlets, newspaper and magazine commentaries, lectures, and even some protests. Candidates are already going across the nation... [Read the full story]
Rwanda: The New Leadership We Need.
When the name “Rwanda” is mentionned,what comes to mind is the tragic events that led to the 1994 alleged genocide against the Tutsis.
Many people start to imagine the bodies of innocent children and women that were lying on the roads for months whilst others were being butchered.
What people tend to forget is the impact that the 1994 Massacres had on the Rwandan... [Read the full story]
Black Lives Matter Movement is a Disgusting Sham.
(ThyBlackMan.com) To be clear and succinct, the indiscriminate taking of black lives is unacceptable and must not be tolerated, and that includes—PAST, present and future. However, the insensitive and inappropriate behavior of taking the most evil and diabolical word in existence the n-word (n**ga/n**ger), putting it to music using it for monetary gain, shaking our booties to the rhythmic beat of... [Read the full story]
There’s Nothing Wrong With the Success of Straight Outta Compton.
(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s almost the weekend. Which means it’s almost date night for some couples, or singles who like to treat themselves. And if you’re a typical couple, or single who likes to treat themselves, dinner and a movie, say Straight Outta Compton (if you haven’t already seen it) may be in order this weekend.
Right now Straight Outta Compton is enjoying it’s second week at the top... [Read the full story]
Rise Up And Stand Together – The Strategic Way.
(ThyBlackMan.com) As I write this article, I am watching Mississippi Burning on television, my heart is filled with sadness and my eyes tear up. I am not weak by any means, but I see and know the cloud of darkness that looms over the African American community in this country. I want justice probably more than any of you reading this article, but it must come legally and lawfully or we are playing... [Read the full story]
Are There Really Enough Hours In The Day?
(ThyBlackMan.com) According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey, citizens over the age of 15 spend nearly three hours watching television daily. I believe the BLS number to be a little low from my own life experiences with television watching. For example, a sporting event is at least three hours long. I have been in numerous homes where there are televisions constantly blasting... [Read the full story]
No Justice for Jonathan Ferrell: Mistrial Declared in Officer’s Trial Accused of Killing FAMU Football Player.
(ThyBlackMan.com) It has happened again. The justice system has failed Black America again. A mistrial was declared in the case against former Charlotte-Mecklenberg police officer Randall “Wes” Kerrick. Kerrick was accused in the deadly police shooting of former FAMU football player Jonathan Ferrell back in 2013. Ferrell got into a car accident and banged on a neighbor’s door for help. The neighbor... [Read the full story]
Taking the Reins of Your Financial State.
(ThyBlackMan.com) In order to achieve peace of mind financially, you need to take control of your financial reins. Your money issues will not resolve themselves; you need to make a conscious decision to save yourself, because your loved ones depend on you.
In most cases, you do not need more money to solve your financial woes; your solution lies in front of you.
Record all your expenses. When you are... [Read the full story]
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