Pushing Back Against the Darkness of Ferguson and the Big Apple!
(ThyBlackMan.com) What is occurring in communities across this nation is tragic. It is as if a dark cloud has enveloped and fallen upon this nation when it comes to homicides by whites of black youngsters and black men. Blacks in Sanford, Florida; Jacksonville, Florida; New York City and now Ferguson, Missouri have had enough. The killings were all suspicious in nature and in each instance the black... [Read the full story]
Robert Griffin III, quarterback of the Washington, D.C. Professional Football Team will have a huge season, don’t doubt that.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Robert Griffin III or RGIII as he is sometimes better known as, will begin the 2014 N.F.L. season as the starting quarterback of the Washington Professional Football Tea,m. There’s no doubt about that, the doubt however is more or so aimed at his current status as Mr. Football in the nation’s capital. Yes, the same abilities that allowed him to come into the league two... [Read the full story]
Pray for Peace.
(ThyBlackMan.com) You may know me personally, or you may not know me personally. Whichever happens to be the case, I care about you and your well-being. I pray for you. There is so much going on in the world right now. It seems that few of us know about the good things happening. We hear about the bad things. We read about the bad things. The internet, the newspapers, the cable news networks, and the... [Read the full story]
Three Ways To Get Your Social Anxiety Under Control.
(ThyBlackMan.com) It can happen to anyone: a fluttering heart, increased breathing, sweaty hands or underarms, lightheadedness and the feeling of nervousness. All of these symptoms are signs of anxiety and this condition can be brought on by insecurities in social settings that make one uncomfortable. Moving to an unfamiliar city, starting a new job, speaking in front of a large crowd for a major... [Read the full story]
Residents of Ferguson Need to Make a Change.
I’m Gonna Make A Change,
For Once In My Life
It’s Gonna Feel Real Good,
Gonna Make A Difference
Gonna Make It Right…
I’m Starting With The Man In
I’m Asking Him To Change
And No Message Could Have
Been Any Clearer
If You Wanna Make The World
A Better Place
Take A Look At Yourself, And
Then Make A Change
(from Michael Jackson’s hit song “Man in the... [Read the full story]
Is There Hope For Abusive Men? The Case of Joe Budden.
(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s impossible to deny the rise of domestic abuse within the black community. Most of us have either been in love with an abusive partner, went through the storm with a loved one or been the abuser. The conversation is always the same! You need to leave him, he doesn’t deserve you, he’s going to kill you, you don’t have to live that way. Do you have low self-esteem? Is... [Read the full story]
‘Beyonce; The Shameless Jezebel’.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I have read a lot of commentary about Beyonce’s performance at the MTV’s Video Music awards which aired last night(August 24, 2014). Beyonce is NOT a good role model for our young girls. Over the years her lyrics have gotten more vulgar and her performances have become more salacious.
Last night, during her performance, she had her legs open, it was VERY sexual , and this took... [Read the full story]
Ferguson: The real tea is what’s not being reported.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The events in Ferguson, MO have forced the nation to once again deal with the lingering effects of institutionalized racism. The public execution of an unarmed 18-year-old black man at the hands of a white police officer stoked the fires of frustration and rage that many black people have felt in Ferguson and across the nation.
The vision of yet another young black man lying dead... [Read the full story]
What’s Your Purpose?
(ThyBlackMan.com) Why are you here? I don’t mean why are you here reading these words right now. Instead, why are you here on this planet at this time, born into the family you were born into, with your unique gifts and talents, with your experiences? There is indeed a reason you are here. It’s your purpose. Some call it your mission. We all have one. Our job is to discover what it is and... [Read the full story]
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Responds To 50 Cent’s Allegation That He Can’t Read.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Floyd Mayweather was recently ridiculed for not being able to read. The rapper 50 Cent made fun of him the other day, offering $750,000 if he publicly reads a page of Harry Potter. In response to the rapper’s humiliating call, Mayweather took a picture of his most recent paychecks and put the images on Twitter with the caption, “Read this.”
The paychecks were for a... [Read the full story]
Praying and Fasting in Ferguson.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Remember the Jena Six? Some 15,000 to 20,000 protesters went to Jena, Louisiana in 2006 to demonstrate against injustice. After all the speeches, threats, marches, and church rallies, the people went home and nothing really changed. The prosecutors did their thing and the system rolled right over Mychal Bell and the other five defendants. It was business as usual. Did we learn anything... [Read the full story]
Why I Take the Death of Michael Brown Personally.
(ThyBlackMan.com) This not a hard one to answer. Once again we have lost another young, black man at the hands of a police officer. I really tried to find the best way to write this without seeming so over-the-top, emotional or making it an issue of race. Well as you can see that was not possible.
Yes it’s probably over-the-top, but so are the numbers of our black men dying at the hands of police... [Read the full story]
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