Six Tips Helping Professionals Take Leaps of Faith.
(ThyBlackMan.com) As a former Marine, cancer survivor and highly successful serial entrepreneur, I’ve learned a thing or two about risk. If you’re happy languishing in a gelatinous pool of indifference and stagnation then, by all means, keep doing what you’re doing. If you’re ready to take a leap and change things for the better, here’s some wisdom to get you started:
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Will Righteous Anger Lead You to Finally Stand-Up?
(ThyBlackMan.com) What if someone broke into your house and stole your money and other valuables, would you be angry? Of course, you would! What if you came to know the identity of the thief, not due to an investigation, but because the thief did not hide his identity and left glaringly clear tracks. Would you take action that would expose the thief, have him arrested and maybe face charges, or would... [Read the full story]
The Most Important Step to Getting Unstuck!
(ThyBlackMan.com) Why is it that we ignore the truth? Or even hide from it? You had an inkling that the person wasn’t who they appeared to be, but you got involved anyway – now you feel stuck trying to get out of the relationship. You knew instinctively it was not time to buy that thing you just knew you had to have, but you wanted it, so you got it. Now, you’re stuck with the bill,... [Read the full story]
The Face Of Terrorism?.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Well, the country is back at war and as usual flag waving and fear mongering is in full effect. As crooked political figures spread propaganda and lies to justify intervention in a situation that was caused by intervention,the masses gather behind blind leaders in effort to show support against “our most dangerous threat”. But is ISIS really a threat to us or to political... [Read the full story]
The One and Only Economic Solution to Our Problems.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Many times we’ve read articles that talk about the many problems in our community. But seldom do we hear about the solutions to them. Well I’m here to tell you about a solution that has the potential to solve them. I say potential because we have to make a commitment in order for it to work. Let me say right away, it cost you nothing to participate because you already are. So... [Read the full story]
Is Manny Pacquiao Overrated? No Way, No How.
(ThyBlackMan.com) WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s next fight is against American Chris Algeri on November 22. Considered the (barely) disputed pound for pound the best boxer on planet Earth next to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Pacquiao heads into that match with no stones unturned and all beefs settled. He defended a split decision lose to Tim Bradley in 2012 with a unanimous decision... [Read the full story]
Why Famous Black People Refuse To Confront Bet.
(ThyBlackMan.com) A couple of months ago, I was hit with an interesting controversy. I wrote an article to young black men, arguing that they should reject the influences of mainstream media and embrace the idea of sexual responsibility. My point was that sleeping around with a lot of different women is risky for many reasons, including: Unwanted pregnancy, STDs, child support issues, disappointing/harming... [Read the full story]
Thy Fate and Future of Black Athletes: It’s On Us.
(ThyBlackMan.com) In 2009, Sports Illustrated reported that 78% of NFL players file for bankruptcy or face financial hardships two years after playing their last game and that 60% of NBA players face a similar fate within five years of retirement. Black athletes are the overwhelming majority of players in both leagues. A year ago, a University of Pennsylvania study highlighted an issue which continues... [Read the full story]
Putting Our Dollars Under Arrest.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Here’s an intriguing concept: Arrest the Black dollar. Say what, Jim? You read it correctly. We should arrest our dollars and charge them with neglect. Put them on trial, call the witnesses to testify against them, and convict them of crimes against Black People. Sentence them to a minimum of five years hard labor with no possibility of parole. That’s right, lock them up and make... [Read the full story]
The Myth Of Black Fathers.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I’m a 37 year old Single father of two boys, Karizmah Allen Smith 18, and Jabari Adham Smith, age 2. I have had the pleasure of raising my boys and providing a way for them and hopefully I have instilled the same morals and values that my father instilled in me. My dad raised me with the help of his Great Grandmother, my Great Great Grandmother Leatha Henson. Growing up... [Read the full story]
Thy NFL Keeps Fumbling.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I am sick and tired of all the hypocrisy swirling around pro athletes and the National Football League (NFL) in particular. With all the accusation about domestic violence and child abuse consuming the NFL, I wonder why the public wants to hold athletes to a standard that they don’t want to live by.
If you work in the private sector as an accountant, engineer, or a secretary, there... [Read the full story]
The Spare Rod Generation?
(ThyBlackMan.com) This Adrian Peterson situation has really got me pissed for many reasons. Many of you who know me personally know that I am a single father of two kids and my father raised me after my mom passed from age 2 til now. So a “good ass whoop in’“, I know bout’ that life. Some of y’all reading will recall, L’Enfant plaza movie theater David,Tamil, Terrence... [Read the full story]
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