Friday, May 29, 2020


Christian Talk

Five Things Small Black Churches Must Do or Become Extinct. Five Things Small Black Churches Must Do or Become Extinct.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The “small” black church in America has, without warning, instantly become an endangered species. The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered... 


Never Put Off Tomorrow What’s Due Today: Don’t Procrastinate! Never Put Off Tomorrow What’s Due Today: Don’t Procrastinate!

(ThyBlackMan.com) “If you wait for perfect conditions you’ll never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4) There are many possible definitions of... 


Psalm One: The Who What and Where of a Good Man. Psalm One: The Who What and Where of a Good Man.

(ThyBlackMan.com) As the annual celebration of men approaches, the age-old debate again resurfaces for controversy and discussion: How do I find a good... 


What Does It Take? Rev. Dr. L.E. Bennett. What Does It Take? Rev. Dr. L.E. Bennett.

(ThyBlackMan.com) What does it take to make a change in our society? That may depend on the type of change. In this case, I’m speaking of the difference... 


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Relationships

A ‘New’ Black Agenda!!!! A ‘New’ Black Agenda!!!!

(ThyBlackMan.com) I’M NOT IMPRESSED BY BLACK WARRIORS, THAT’S A LOT OF MACHO BULLSHIT. IT’S BLACK THINKERS THAT GET MY ATTENTION. . Far too many... 


Message To My Beautiful Sisters. Message To My Beautiful Sisters.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Nobody knows better than Black women the challenges Black women and men still face. We must stand by each other no matter what. Some... 


Classic or Current: Choosing An Engagement Ring That Stands The Test Of Time. Classic or Current: Choosing An Engagement Ring That Stands The Test Of Time.

(ThyBlackMan.com) So, you’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with.  Now there’s just the small sparkling matter of choosing... 


An In-Depth Look at the Different Types of Bouquets That Exist Today. An In-Depth Look at the Different Types of Bouquets That Exist Today.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The type of bouquet you decide to get for a special someone depends on the circumstances. Here are the different types of bouquets that... 


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News

DCPS Elementary Graduates Celebrated for Academic Success During COVID-19.

(ThyBlackMan.com) William Jackson of My Quest to Teach and Aida Correa of Love Built Life are educators,  business owners, STREAM activists that are honoring graduating 5th grade students from  Crown Point Elementary School and Venetia Elementary School with academic awards and SWAG from business sponsors of global technology conferences. William, Aida and Crown Point student Janea Brown honoring... [Read the full story]


COVID-19 Update: Technology Proves “Game-Changer” for Black Urban Youth. COVID-19 Update: Technology Proves “Game-Changer” for Black Urban Youth.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit inner-city urban kids disproportionately and has led K-12 educators and administrators to direct many elementary and secondary schools to remain closed indefinitely. To ensure children are not deprived of important knowledge, the classes and assessments have been switched to an online format, as the schools aim to remain viable and on schedule.... [Read the full story]


Castrated Black Leaders. Castrated Black Leaders.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Here we go again, Ahmad Aubrey and George Floyd. I told everyone this would keep happening, that it happens more often that you know. That it could happen to ANY African-American. And that without video of these murders, nothing would have been done. So here we are right back here again. Where are the “leaders” of the African-American community? Those who have recruited... [Read the full story]


There’s no Kenny Williams in Major League Baseball without Bob Watson. There’s no Kenny Williams in Major League Baseball without Bob Watson.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Because Major League Baseball has so much focus on analytics and sabermetrics within the front office, it is not easy for casual sports fans to identify some of the most well known general managers or team presidents. Recognizable names making personnel decisions for MLB teams includes Theo Epstein of the Chicago Cubs, Mike Rizzo of the Washington Nationals, Brian Cashman of the New... [Read the full story]


Why ‘White America’ Is Responsible For The Lynching of Brother George Floyd And What They Can Do About It. Why ‘White America’ Is Responsible For The Lynching of Brother George Floyd And What They Can Do About It.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Brrrrrriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinng! The above word is the first line of Richard Wright’s novel, Native Son. The famed Chicago Renaissance writer intended for the ringing alarm clock to serve the purpose that all alarm clocks serve, to wake this nation up. From Wright’s perspective, America needed to be awaken to its Race problem. Although significant by itself, Wright’s Native Son is... [Read the full story]


Reopen Ole America Now! Reopen Ole America Now!

(ThyBlackMan.com) Sunday, Memorial Day weekend, was a beautiful sunny day. Mary and I left our West Virginia home to make the 40-mile trek to Walmart and Home Depot in Virginia. We drove past a Virginia megachurch which usually has state cops directing traffic for the congregation. The parking lot was empty with a large “closed” sign. Meanwhile, Walmart and Home Depot parking lots were packed. Around... [Read the full story]


Film Review; The High Note. Film Review; The High Note.

(ThyBlackMan.com) In case anyone wondered, Tracee Ellis Ross is ready for her close-up. After years on TV (Girlfriends, Black-ish) and supporting roles in minor rom/com movies (In the Weeds, Labor Pains), Ross has a starring role in what should have been a theatrically released film. The pandemic killed that. Instead, this music industry story will debut on VOD. That may not be the glamorous premiere... [Read the full story]


Senator Tim Scott Asking Questions That He Already Knows The Answer To. Senator Tim Scott Asking Questions That He Already Knows The Answer To.

(ThyBlackMan.com) When you think about it, even a broke clock is correct twice a day. Those are comforting thoughts in the wake of realizing that I agree with Senator Tim Scott’s comments during a Fox News interview. According to the Republican Senator from South Carolina, I am just amazed that the last decade Democrats have had an entitlement mentality that they are entitled to the black vote. In... [Read the full story]


Uncle Joe Biden and Democrat Contempt for Black Americans. Uncle Joe Biden and Democrat Contempt for Black Americans.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Isn’t it obvious that Joe Biden and most white Democrats hold black Americans in absolute contempt? It is easy to understand why, human nature being as it is. It was the Democratic Party that enslaved, lynched and raped black Americans. They said that black people were inferior, unwanted and hated. Nevertheless, black Americans fought to integrate with these oppressors and when... [Read the full story]


Gropey Joe Biden Thinks He’s an Expert On What Minorities Should Think. Gropey Joe Biden Thinks He’s an Expert On What Minorities Should Think.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Old Grandpa Badfinger is the go-to source for many things: how to raise an awesome achiever kid like his snortunate son Hoover, how to not awkwardly molest women in Senate corridors, and how to not be manifestly senile. But, as my unicorn Chet recently observed, his greatest contribution may be as the mentor to black America. Recently, in an interview with someone called “Charlemagne... [Read the full story]


Former United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions Failed His Biggest Test. Former United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions Failed His Biggest Test.

(ThyBlackMan.com) During his 20 years in the U.S. Senate, Jeff Sessions was a solid conservative who was right on issues such as stopping illegal immigration. He was the first U.S. senator to endorse Donald Trump for president and was rewarded with one of the most coveted appointments in the new administration. Trump appointed Sessions to be U.S. attorney general. Unfortunately, Sessions was a cowardly... [Read the full story]


Attack From Black Voices For Donald Trump On Joe Biden – Black Political Activism – None Of It Is Good. Attack From Black Voices For Donald Trump On Joe Biden – Black Political Activism – None Of It Is Good.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Legend has it that a wise man once said that there are only two certainties in life, taxes, and death. Now, I am not here to question such a long-lasting expression of wisdom, rather, to petition for the adding of a third certainty that fits the 21st Century. The third certainty is that “no opportunity to increase one’s political power shall be missed.” I hope that you understand... [Read the full story]


A ‘New’ Black Agenda!!!! A ‘New’ Black Agenda!!!!

(ThyBlackMan.com) I’M NOT IMPRESSED BY BLACK WARRIORS, THAT’S A LOT OF MACHO BULLSHIT. IT’S BLACK THINKERS THAT GET MY ATTENTION. . Far too many Black people give more priority to going for bad than they do intellectual development. That’s what’s holding us down as a people. Rather than taking the time to develop our minds many of us would rather indulge in the “Black warrior”... [Read the full story]


Five Things Small Black Churches Must Do or Become Extinct. Five Things Small Black Churches Must Do or Become Extinct.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The “small” black church in America has, without warning, instantly become an endangered species. The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered many churches across America, although, at this writing, many have begun to reopen their pews. While many small churches have not totally ceased operations during the COVID pandemic, the future for many of these congregations remain murky due to... [Read the full story]


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