Financial Knowledge is Power.
(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no secret that African-Americans have been exploited financially in America. It was only a few decades ago that phrases like “Negroes and other Undesirables” were written in federal United States housing law, in order to prevent people of color from becoming people of property. The effects of this legislation alone have been felt in all corners of the African-American community,... [Read the full story]
Domestic Violence Prevention: How Far Have We Come?
(ThyBlackMan.com) Has the face of domestic violence changed? Or are we still fighting the same old battles? Here are some of the latest statistics in the fight against domestic abuse.
What Exactly Is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior that’s used by an individual to establish and maintain control over another person. Usually, tactics like fear are employed first, but then... [Read the full story]
The “Black” Woman’s Mouth and Sandra Bland.
(ThyBlackMan.com) First of all, let me say the recent death of Sandra Bland in Texas was a tragedy that did not need to happen and my prayers are with her family. That being said, as a former detective, I have viewed the video confrontation between Bland and the Texas State Trooper. Here are the facts. Bland was irate and confrontational with the State Trooper when he was only about to give her a warning... [Read the full story]
The Jesse Jacksonizing Of Donald Trump.
(ThyBlackMan.com) They are Jesse Jacksonizing Donald Trump. Every reporter that covers his story is always sure to say that he can’t win the nomination. Is that so? Isn’t he leading by a wide margin against 15 other candidates, each commanding but a sliver of support? They did the same thing to Jesse Jackson. Every time his name came up, back in 1984 and 1988, there always came the mantra, “Jesse... [Read the full story]
A Golden Nugget Hidden in the Donald Trump Spectacle.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I know. I know. As a veteran political activist, I am suppose to be extremely upset with Donald Trump, out there saying what some on both sides of the political aisle consider to be outrageous things.
But folks, I cannot help myself. It is thrilling to watch someone in the arena of ideas not playing the game according to the dictates of the Left. For far too long, our anti-America... [Read the full story]
Four Ways Effective Leadership Help an Organization Thrive.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Businesses require a lot of elements to transform from a simple concept to industry leading examples of success. One particular factor that weighs heavily along the road to success is the presence of effective leadership. Whether the organization is led by a single person or a group of people, the guiding hands and thoughts of the key decision-makers are felt throughout an organization.... [Read the full story]
If You Are Stopped By Police Act Like A Second Class Citizen.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s clear this up right now. If you are African American and you are stopped by the police do not behave as if you have rights equal to everyone else in this society.
A Black woman in Texas was pulled over for not signalling as she changed lanes. When the policeman who stopped her asked, “Would you mind putting out your cigarette, please,” she refused to do so.... [Read the full story]
Four Smoothies To Naturally Jumpstart Your Libido.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Sometimes it takes a little bit of a boost for the libido to get going, and for some, popping a pill to become excited is a regular requirement. While man-made sexual supplements have been proven to enhance sexual function, there are natural ways to boost the libido by using foods that contain vitamins and nutrients known to naturally increase desire. If you’re looking for a natural... [Read the full story]
American Politics: The Fact-Free Left.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The outrage over another multiple murder of American military personnel on American soil by another Islamic extremist has been exacerbated by the fact that these military people had been ordered to be unarmed — and therefore sitting ducks.
Millions of American civilians have also been forbidden to have guns, and are also sitting ducks — for criminals, terrorists or... [Read the full story]
Bill Cosby; Heathcliff Huxtable is dead.
(ThyBlackMan.com) “Power tends to corrupt – and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
~Sir John Dalberg-Acton
It’s true that we should all be presumed innocent until proven guilty. However, once that guilt has been proven beyond reasonable doubt, all that remains is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Here’s the truth: Heathcliff Huxtable is dead. The long, sordid, sexual... [Read the full story]
Good People Go To Jail Too.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Freedom – the right and privilege we often take for granted. Freedom – important enough for countries to go to war over and neighbor to take up arms against neighbor. Yet ironically, America has a larger amount of its population incarcerated than any other top nation in the world. Our jails and prisons are largely not rehabilitative, even though they could easily be. And... [Read the full story]
Black Folks; The “After-Math”.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Now that the confederate flag has been taken down, complete with honor guard and pomp and circumstance, what are Black folks going to do now? Another question is, “what does the math of the aftermath look like?” Everything boils down to economics/business at some point, so let’s take a look at the past few weeks to see what has really taken place.
After all the bluster, the... [Read the full story]
The One Time When “Settling” Will Make You Happier.
(ThyBlackMan.com) “Don’t settle.” It is advice I’ve shared often. I believe that when it comes to your biggest dreams, when you stop hoping, you start settling. But that standard doesn’t apply to every area of your life. It may sound counterintuitive, but sometimes, you need to settle. In fact, global research on happiness shows that the very happiest people have lower expectations about... [Read the full story]
Ol America, Stop Allowing the Steamrolling.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The gay population is only 2%. http://bit.ly/1faCE6v Rush said despite their 2% number, they are succeeding in everything they want. He said the majority is just sitting idly by letting it happen. Rush asked his audience of millions, why? “Why is there no uprising against it…why is there no uprising in support of these businesses being shut down?”
An evangelical minister... [Read the full story]
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