Thursday, September 24, 2020


Christian Talk

How to Practice Christian Spirituality In Your Daily Life. How to Practice Christian Spirituality In Your Daily Life.

(ThyBlackMan.com) For young Christians in the current age, it can be hard to know how to practice Christian spirituality in an everyday way. Here are some... 


Church Discipleship Amid The Storms Of Covid-19. Church Discipleship Amid The Storms Of Covid-19.

(ThyBlackMan.com)  COVID-19 has introduced new words and actions into our church vocabulary…. Livestreaming, Social Distancing, Facebook Live, Zoom,... 


Christian Talk; I Place My Faith In Common Sense. Christian Talk; I Place My Faith In Common Sense.

(ThyBlackMan.com) There’s been a debate raging over the race of Jesus for as long as I can remember.  But it never really interested me, because as... 


Jesus Christ; “Are we banning the man in the middle?” Jesus Christ; “Are we banning the man in the middle?”

(ThyBlackMan.com) A few weeks ago, Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley informed all who would care to listen, that he would introduce a bill to ban the sale and use... 


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Relationships

Ideas to Supercharge Your Romance in Marriage. Ideas to Supercharge Your Romance in Marriage.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Has your relationship lost its spark? Are you just dragging your marriage every day and feeling like you have fallen out of love with... 


The Pros and Cons of Working out With Your Spouse. The Pros and Cons of Working out With Your Spouse.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Healthy competition doesn’t hurt anyone, right? Especially when it’s with your spouse. There are many benefits to working out with... 


Father’s Day 2020: Legacies passed down during. Father’s Day 2020: Legacies passed down during.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Daddy, I’m sorry I did not do what you told me to do. If I do better Can I still be your little boy? Dear Son, You will be My... 


Why ‘Black’ People Are Mistreated In America. Why ‘Black’ People Are Mistreated In America.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s just be honest. The only reason people were brought from Africa to America was to be slaves. That is the ugly truth. And... 


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News

Americans Like Free Trade. Donald Trump and Joe Biden Don’t. Americans Like Free Trade. Donald Trump and Joe Biden Don’t.

(ThyBlackMan.com) President John F. Kennedy once noted, “There’s an old saying that victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.” But in the case of free trade, the opposite is true. It’s been a great success as a policy, but one neither Donald Trump nor Joe Biden is willing to claim ownership. Donald Trump is an outspoken protectionist, regarding imports as bad and... [Read the full story]


Americans’ Health; A Roadmap for Coronavirus Recovery. Americans’ Health; A Roadmap for Coronavirus Recovery.

(ThyBlackMan.com) While COVID-19 continues to spread, Americans can’t afford to wait months or even years until a vaccine is developed to try to get back to a greater semblance of normal. The federal government and the American taxpayers do not have the ability or the capacity to support shuttered businesses and laid off employees forever. And the longer people are out of work, away from family and... [Read the full story]


The GOP Long Had Its Eye on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Seat for Another Reason. The GOP Long Had Its Eye on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Seat for Another Reason.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wasted no time. They said almost in identical quotes that if SCOTUS Ruth Bader Ginsburg departs the court, they “will fill it.” The “it’ is her seat. Trump and McConnell didn’t unequivocally say that immediately after Ginsburg’s death. They said that respectively last July and August after the announcement that Ginsburg’s... [Read the full story]


Eight Very Specific Things Senate Democrats Can Do to Muck up Donald Trump’s SCOTUS Bum Rush. Eight Very Specific Things Senate Democrats Can Do to Muck up Donald Trump’s SCOTUS Bum Rush.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The universal consensus on Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speed rush to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat is that Senate Democrats can do nothing to stop it. This is dead wrong. The operative word here to muck up Trump and McConnell’s confirmation scheme is time, time, and more time. Time, they don’t have much of. Let’s start with the Senate Judiciary... [Read the full story]


Donald Trump & Joe Biden’s Radio Ads, Should Offend Black Men. Donald Trump & Joe Biden’s Radio Ads, Should Offend Black Men.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Earlier this week, I discussed that Joe Biden’s campaign was making a concerted effort to reach out to the often-ignored Black male voter with two political ads. Undoubtedly, these efforts by the strategist behind Joe Biden’s campaign are being conducted to ensure that the votes of Black men do not slip through the Democratic Party candidate’s hands. I am sure that the Biden... [Read the full story]


Not For Black Studies Students Only. Not For Black Studies Students Only.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The first humans, Anthropology tells us, appeared about 5,000,000 years ago in East Africa. The key difference between humans and other hominids is that we use tools. The oldest tool was a club. Fossils found with bone clubs nearby are characterized as among the first human beings on earth. Anthropology also informs us that everyone of European descent is descended from no more than... [Read the full story]


Productive Things to Do While Staying at Home. Productive Things to Do While Staying at Home.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Maybe we are all on the same page. Due to the pandemic coronavirus, we are all forced to stay at home and practice social distancing. Because of this unexpected situation, we tend to have extra time doing nothing except for unconsciously scrolling on our social media.  So here are some useful and productive things to do while staying at home: Declutter. During our normal busy day,... [Read the full story]


To A Friend Who Turned Out To Be A Donald Trump Supporter. To A Friend Who Turned Out To Be A Donald Trump Supporter.

(ThyBlackMan.com) I recently met a guy online by the name of Howard, and we rapidly became friends. I won’t give his last name as I’d planned because we had also planned to write this piece together, but it turned out that, that wasn’t meant to be. . Howard and I are both widowers and we both loved and currently miss our late wives desperately, so it wasn’t a bit unusual that we immediately... [Read the full story]


Good Reason Donald Trump Won’t Drink Woodward’s Racial Kool Aid. Good Reason Donald Trump Won’t Drink Woodward’s Racial Kool Aid.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Robert Woodward certainly couldn’t have been shocked at Trump’s answer to his very loaded question. The question was whether he could understand any of the racial pain that African Americans feel. Trump stood the question on its head and accused Woodward of “drinking the Kool Aid.” Translated: Why should he or any other white guy like him feel any guilt, let alone empathy,... [Read the full story]


A 10%, $25,000 Demand Side Tax Cut Will Pass Congress. A 10%, $25,000 Demand Side Tax Cut Will Pass Congress.

(ThyBlackMan.com) With a 14.2% national unemployment rate, (https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-real-unemployment-rate-3306198) at our door step, a black unemployment rate of 19.5%, millions of American workers facing permanent job losses, a relief bill stalled in Congress, evictions taking place, and more looming, and a highly contested presidential election, we can take solace or comfort, in the... [Read the full story]


Summer 2020: A Trilogy of Tragedy. Summer 2020: A Trilogy of Tragedy.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The summer of 2020: one thousand lives a day lost to COVID-19, one million jobs lost a week, with the police murder of George Floyd and shooting of Jacob Blake serving as bookends.  None of this needed to happen, should have happened.  But it did. Summer surge As we now know, the leadership of our country knew that the coronavirus was “deadly stuff” early on. Yet they squandered... [Read the full story]


Police Brutality – Open Season. Police Brutality – Open Season.

(ThyBlackMan.com) I read with interest that our neighbors directly to the south, in Virginia, were experiencing an uptick in the numbers and presence of coyotes. Although dog-like in appearance, these predators threaten outside pets and other small wildlife. In rural areas, wild hogs destroy millions of dollars of commercial agriculture. Even normally non-threatening animals have become problems. Locally,... [Read the full story]


Empathy. Empathy.

(ThyBlackMan.com) “I feel your pain…” Bill Clinton Whether the quote is apocryphal or not, it is one of the more memorable things Bill Clinton is reported to have said during his first run for president.  It captured his ability to make people feel that he cared about them and what was going on in their lives.  It also became fuel for the late night comedians. We have forgotten how to empathize,... [Read the full story]


Does 2020 represent the final chance for the NFL to do right by Colin Kaepernick? Does 2020 represent the final chance for the NFL to do right by Colin Kaepernick?

(ThyBlackMan.com) It doesn’t feel like it but the National Football League’s first slate of games of the 2020 NFL season begins this weekend. The coronavirus pandemic and protests regarding police brutality against Black people have dominated much of the attention over the last several months. Clearly, both of those important matters have bled into sports and will continue to do so even for the... [Read the full story]


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