Raven-Symone Are You Judged By Your Name?
(ThyBlackMan.com) Guys brace yourselves! Our little Olivia Kendall has grown up to be Raven-Symone, a foolout character with fruity colored weaves and a mouth that opens to say things which will leaving wondering if baby girl is smarter than a 5th grader.
Thursday during ABC’s The View segment entitled “Are You Judged By Your Name?”, the opinionated Raven-Symone stated ” I am... [Read the full story]
Kanye West’s Theory of Nothingness.
(ThyBlackMan.com) In this particular literary piece, the author is searching for a unifying account as to how a seemingly intelligent and highly talented artist such as Kanye West could display such unconscionable rude and disrespectful antics toward fellow musicians on, apparently, a regular basis.
Similar to physics, one would have to study matter–Kanye–and his subsequent motion through... [Read the full story]
Lil Wayne – Gangsta Wrap.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Lil Wayne is back in court over some legal differences between Young Money and Cash Money. Rumor has it that shots had been fired. I guess Lil Wayne need to re-establish his Gangsta. I remember one day–about five years ago–my daughter walked in the house wearing a “Free lil Wayne” T-shirt. What did he do? I wondered.
On Monday, March 12, 2010, Dwayne “Lil Wayne”... [Read the full story]
How Do I Apply What I Learned at Tech Conferences as an Educator?
(ThyBlackMan.com) Teacher of the Year in Duval County Schools Venetia Elementary and Instructor at Edward Waters College in the Education and Urban Studies Department.
The availability of conferences allows educators to engage with educational peers, learn new strategies, how to apply differential instruction, how technologies are used to teach students of
all backgrounds and abilities. Tech conferences... [Read the full story]
When your relative starts a business, show that you have their back.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I was thinking about this the other day and thought I would share. A friend of mine started her own business this year, taking the plunge and leaving her corporate job for what she hoped would be a better life.
To say the least, she was absolutely MORTIFIED about the decision and worried about whether or not she was going to be able to pay her bills, now that she was no longer able... [Read the full story]
Here’s How the Man Rupert Murdoch Calls a ‘Real Black President’ Would Govern.
(ThyBlackMan.com) News mogul Rupert Murdoch stirred mild fury when he claimed GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson would be a “real black president.”
Forget the racial insult, the stock rightwing putdown of Obama, and the fact that this preposterous dig came from Murdoch. What is more interesting is Rupert Murdoch’s rationale for calling Carson a “real black president.”... [Read the full story]
“BLACK on BLACK” CRIME: No More Excuses.
(ThyBlackMan.com) A Caucasian police officer shoots an unarmed man – we can and should blame the officer, the police department, the policies in place and the society that allows a climate of racism. A Hispanic sociopath hunts down a teenager in a neighborhood and kills him – we should blame the sociopath, the home owner’s association and the jury that will not find him guilty. But... [Read the full story]
Untold Stories “The Problem With African American History”.
“Tell me why everytime me hear bout Africa a shackles and Chains
Tell me why you try fi corrupt the little rasta man brain
And you fi tell the youths Africa exits long before the middle passage
Me come fi tell the ghetto youths dem fi wise cause babylon a brain wash masses”
Documentaries, news specials and, sociological analyses of the struggles of blacks in America... [Read the full story]
Relax, It’s Just Clothes!!
(ThyBlackMan.com) A mantra I have heard throughout my life, whether from black or white, rich or poor, states that garments bespeak one’s character and social status. During my journey of trying to understand the never-ending masquerade party in which we live, I found that, in truth, clothes do not make the man. Rather, it just so happens, companies have convinced us that they do.
Multinational cartels,... [Read the full story]
Social Media and Bullying within the Church of Christ.
(ThyBlackMan.com) An interactive discussion and focus on God’s Word with youth teens and young adults.
The recent 42nd Southeastern Regional Lectureship of the Church of Christ was an opportunity to share the brotherhood and sisterhood of the Body of Christ. Held in St. Petersburg, Florida and attended by adults of various Church of Christ ministries and for the first time youth and teens in their... [Read the full story]
Teen Leaders of America – Social Media Marketing and Branding.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Having a serious discussion about Social Media with teens is becoming just as important as talking to them about sex, drugs, finances, driving and potential involvement with law enforcement. Youth, teens and young adults cannot be given free rein on the Internet without training, counseling and realistically behavioral expectations because of the potential of harmful content that... [Read the full story]
Ol Black on Black Crime: The Myth That Divides…
(ThyBlackMan.com) As an undergraduate creative writing major, a lot of my writing focused on inner city violence and the violence that I witnessed in my childhood living on the westside of Chicago. Inner city Chicago violence was a topic that was so fresh in my memory and something I thought of importance. I soon learned that many of my classmates in college did not share the feeling of importance... [Read the full story]
3 Things The AA Media Can Do Immediately To Help African Americans(AA)!
(ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, the new job numbers were published for September by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). There is still great uncertainty surrounding whether interest rates will be increased in December. An upward increase in interest rates as many of you now know, could have an adverse impact on job creation and the job numbers. The African American unemployment rate dropped from 9.5... [Read the full story]
Eminem: The UnCrowned King Of Hip Hop.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Since the inception of Hip-Hop, brothers and sisters have been using their verbal swords to lyrically conquer and destroy opponents; distanced themselves from inadequate competition; and cement a legacy as the reigning king of their respective eras, if not the best ever.
Jay-Z was quoted as saying, “Who is the best emcee? Biggie, Jay-Z, or Nas?”
Sometime later, Nas asked, “Who... [Read the full story]
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