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Friday, November 28, 2014


Christian Talk

What Does Being “Blessed” Really Look Like? What Does Being “Blessed” Really Look Like?

(ThyBlackMan.com) The hot phrase today constantly reminds us that the “struggle is real”. Most perceive life as a vicious cycle of trials, tribulations... 


Getting excited over nothing: Truth? and the Black church experience. Getting excited over nothing: Truth? and the Black church experience.

(ThyBlackMan.com) When Jesus warned his followers about the hypocrisy of the religious leaders of that day (Matthew 23: 1-34) He was referring to the fact... 


Christian Talk; Advice From An Elder. Christian Talk; Advice From An Elder.

(ThyBlackMan.com) You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses... 


Yes, Too stressed to be blessed. Yes, Too stressed to be blessed.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Black folks lead the nation in church-going, praise-dancing, shouting, call-and-response, and “whoopin.” We like to “get our church... 


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Relationships

Saving while Single. Saving while Single.

(ThyBlackMan.com) As the holidays approach there are many things I’ve learned from being, single, married and now divorced. I am no Economist however,... 


Are Parents the Root Cause of Addictions? Cold & Flu Season. Are Parents the Root Cause of Addictions? Cold & Flu Season.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The war on drugs is in full effect within this society! Parents, schools and communities are constantly encouraging young people to stay... 


An Open Letter To The Black Conscious Community. An Open Letter To The Black Conscious Community.

(ThyBlackMan.com) First allow me to thank you for your presence and willingness to read this letter. Thank you for your attempts to teach black America... 


When You Coddle Your Kids You’re Probably Hurting Them. When You Coddle Your Kids You’re Probably Hurting Them.

(ThyBlackMan.com) When I was young, a lot of people thought my mother was mean.  She didn’t let me have the same freedoms as my friends, she would punish... 


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News

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Public Relations in the 21st Century. Public Relations in the 21st Century.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Public relations (PR) involves managing the spread of information between an organization or an individual and the public. It is a means for the people or organizations to gain exposure among large audiences by disseminating news items and information of interest to many others. The aim of this one-to-many approach is to guide the public, potential customers, prospective investors,... [Read the full story]


ThySistas – Sisterhood through action – Posts… ThySistas – Sisterhood through action – Posts…

(ThyBlackMan.com) I remember my first meditation experience happening around 1996 or 1997. A gentleman who was a friend of a friend was offering a class on meditation. Prior to then I knew nothing about meditation, but I paid my $25 and I took the class anyway. Since the class was geared towards beginners there was not a lot of chanting mantras and things I would have considered over the top. We learned... [Read the full story]


Increasing Numbers of College Students Drink. Increasing Numbers of College Students Drink.

(ThyBlackMan.com) For many people, drinking alcohol and going to college simply go hand-in-hand. But the harsh reality is that established drinking habits mixed with the college environment could be a recipe for disaster. Some say the stats surrounding the increasing number of college students who drink are frightening.  Let’s take a look at just how many college students drink alcohol, and we’ll... [Read the full story]


In Ferguson’s Wake, I Am. In Ferguson’s Wake, I Am.

(ThyBlackMan.com) “My country ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty… Of thee, I sing.” A friend of mine just asked me how I’m doing. The vast majority of the time, my answer to such a question would be that I’m well. But today, I’m not well. Honesty compels me to share with you that I’m in a funk. I’m in a retrospective place emotionally. I’m trying to process some things mentally.... [Read the full story]


The world I woke up to. The world I woke up to.

(ThyBlackMan.com) I woke up this morning to a world I was scared to enter last night. I had been scrolling down my timeline, full of talk of Bill Cosby and breaking news of the Ferguson trial. Bill Cosby is being torn apart by the media, has already lost his significance in many people’s eyes. Last night I was skyping my friends about how they could have at least had the sense to make a black woman... [Read the full story]


Why Bill Cosby is Under Attack. Why Bill Cosby is Under Attack.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Come on now, white women have always, and I mean always screamed rape and pointed her finger at a black man. That’s not nothing new. The generation of old bags pointing their fingers at Cosby is typical. And my god….they didn’t age well. But here are the facts. Bill Cosby is on the hot seat for three reasons:   First, the rich whites and Jews who use to protect... [Read the full story]


Ole ‘Friends’ Desert Bill Cosby when he Needs them Most. Ole ‘Friends’ Desert Bill Cosby when he Needs them Most.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Hey, hey, hey (in my best Fat Albert’s voice), please listen to what I have to say. My friend Bill Cosby is in trouble today.” Even Fat Albert knows Bill Cosby is getting a raw deal. As a public relations/crisis management professional. I have worked with some of the biggest names in sports, entertainment, and business. So, let’s deconstruct this media frenzy engulfing the man... [Read the full story]


Mr. Obama’s Immigration Position Hurts African Americans While Helping Republicans! Mr. Obama’s Immigration Position Hurts African Americans While Helping Republicans!

(ThyBlackMan.com) That is right! Sounds incredible, does it not? What is suggested here is that the two major political parties are literally working together when it comes to the immigration issue. The end justifies the means, as the old saying goes. What is going on in Washington D.C. is nothing more than theatrics being played out on a national stage for a gullible electorate. What is presented... [Read the full story]


What Is Conscious Hip Hop? What Is Conscious Hip Hop?

(ThyBlackMan.com) Sub-genres are hard to define because they usually appear organically, derived by the fans of the music. They are nuanced in subtle ways that make a big difference to the insiders. To the uninitiated, the manifestation of a sub-genre can pose a good question, “what’s the difference?” Instead of being too cool for school and saying something like, “You just don’t get it man,”... [Read the full story]


Marion Barry.. The Last Of A Dying Breed.. Marion Barry.. The Last Of A Dying Breed..

(ThyBlackMan.com) I despise politicians!! They are normally rich ,self-absorbed jerks with no connection to the people the serve. With the only interaction between the two being when they solicit their constituents for votes, only later to slither back in the pocket of big business and big media to do their bidding. Very few times do you find an American political figure who actually walks among the... [Read the full story]


What Does Being “Blessed” Really Look Like? What Does Being “Blessed” Really Look Like?

(ThyBlackMan.com) The hot phrase today constantly reminds us that the “struggle is real”. Most perceive life as a vicious cycle of trials, tribulations and hardships. We look at others who we perceive to have more material possessions than us and wonder what’s so special about them. We wonder why are they so “blessed beyond measure”. Some will even go as far as to say I do this and that but... [Read the full story]


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