Saturday, February 22, 2020


Christian Talk

What You Can Gain From Visiting A Penfield Community Church. What You Can Gain From Visiting A Penfield Community Church.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Churches are a great way to connect with the community. Research has shown that people who go to church have better mental health. The... 


Demonic Attack: Very Real, Often Ignored. Demonic Attack: Very Real, Often Ignored.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Recently my wife and I were the victims of a demonic attack – yes a real live demon attack. And even though the Bible is full of... 


It Takes A Husband–To Be A Father! It Takes A Husband–To Be A Father!

(ThyBlackMan.com) Would you like to know one of the reasons behind the demise of ‘Promise Keepers’ back in the nineties? Well, in my humble opinion,... 


From Christmas to Christmess:  A Liberal Journey to Hypocrisy. From Christmas to Christmess: A Liberal Journey to Hypocrisy.

(ThyBlackMan.com) As I write my last column for the year, I debated what I should write about and these are the thoughts that came to my mind.  So, I... 


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Relationships

Proud Of Our Young Men. Proud Of Our Young Men.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Let us cruise 2020 in the right mental lane. I’d like to tell you how proud I am of our young men.  As a matter of fact, I would advise... 


Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Justine Simmons Open Up About Their Marriage.

(ThyBlackMan.com) In a time when life feels fragile and love can seem fleeting, there are signposts reminding us that life holds immeasurable meaning and... 


Should I Finance a Wedding Ring? How Much Should I Spend? Should I Finance a Wedding Ring? How Much Should I Spend?

(ThyBlackMan.com) We all know that buying an engagement ring is not a cheap or easy purchase. It can actually be one of the most expensive purchases of... 


Relationships; 5 Areas We Should Consider Fairness. Relationships; 5 Areas We Should Consider Fairness.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The hardest person, at times, to take to task is self. When relationships of any kind go bad it’s very easy to look at the other person... 


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News

Trump’s White House is his Hideout. Trump’s White House is his Hideout.

(ThyBlackMan.com)  My foresight foresees political troubled waters washing our way. And, I am weighing our options; so, we won’t get swallowed up by the boistrous jawwing of bigger fishes and/or possibly whales. President Trump is our nation’s most vitriolic fish. In fact, he’s a great white shark, swallowing up our democracy. His loud and boistrous rancor drowns out the soft spoken democratic... [Read the full story]


Ole Medicare for Some … Depending on Their Politics? Ole Medicare for Some … Depending on Their Politics?

(ThyBlackMan.com) Twenty-three years ago, I was asked to give a talk to the New York City Bar Association as part of a symposium titled “Executioners, Jailers, Slave Trappers and the Law: What Role Should Morality Play in Judging?” I was charged with addressing what judges should do when faced with moral quandaries over issues like partial-birth abortion (also called “dilation and... [Read the full story]


Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Economic Plan Looks Like a Duck, Despite How Some Quack. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Economic Plan Looks Like a Duck, Despite How Some Quack.

(ThyBlackMan.com) As Sen. Bernie Sanders looks more and more like the one who may win the Democratic presidential nomination, some tell us that he isn’t the radical leftist others make him out to be. Maybe he’s not even a socialist, despite his own claims. In fact, the storyline continues, compared to many prominent European political figures, Sanders is mainstream. Do not be fooled. It’s... [Read the full story]


Fahamu Pecou Disrupts Current Ideas Surrounding (Male) Blackness. Fahamu Pecou Disrupts Current Ideas Surrounding (Male) Blackness.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Living while Black can be a challenge for Black people. It can be ominous negotiations for Black men and young boys in particular. For this reason, interdisciplinary artist and scholar Dr. Fahamu Pecou has made it his life’s work to critique prevailing misconceptions of Black identity, by untangling the visible and invisible threads that currently make up our collective understanding... [Read the full story]


Black History Month: 10 all-time quotes from Black athletes that show Black fearlessness. Black History Month: 10 all-time quotes from Black athletes that show Black fearlessness.

(ThyBlackMan.com) It was the great writer and social critic James Baldwin who once mentioned that, “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious, is to be in a rage almost all the time.” The long history of black people fighting against and speaking out against oppression in America extends beyond luminaries like Baldwin and includes athletes as well. Since February is Black History... [Read the full story]


Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump and the Tea Party Family. Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump and the Tea Party Family.

(ThyBlackMan.com) It was an exciting time. In 2009, a grassroots movement of concerned Americans scheduled 800 Tea Party rallies nationwide on tax day, April 15th. https://fxn.ws/38LD0wU Forty percent of tea partiers voted for Obama, naively believing it would end our nation’s racial divide. They did not realize that Obama was a Trojan Horse; a progressive-warrior hiding inside his black-skin... [Read the full story]


More African Americans are Returning to Africa. More African Americans are Returning to Africa.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Efforts began almost 14 years ago to grant dual citizenship to African Americans by 12 African leaders and African Americans in the private sector to increase investments on the continent as well as increase business interest. A 2006 summit held in Abuja, Nigeria  to consider if Africa wide dual citizenship for Africans living in the Americas,  or more individualized citizenship... [Read the full story]


Minority Owned 24 Hour News Outlet (BNC) Plans to Debut During Black History Month. Minority Owned 24 Hour News Outlet (BNC) Plans to Debut During Black History Month.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Negative and biased depictions of African Americans is not a new phenomenon in news media coverage. Joining the  ranks of CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News, BNC (the Black News Channel) is on track to provide accurate, inspiring, and uplifting portraits of Black lives 24 hours a day seven days a week. BNC is scheduled to begin broadcasting February 10, during Black History Month. Co-founder... [Read the full story]


What I learned from the Mamba. What I learned from the Mamba.

(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s been a little over two weeks since Kobe Bryant passed and here’s what I’ve learned; Kobe was deified in some circles. Not just for his ability to play basketball but his attitude, work ethic and commitment to being the best. He was equally as human as he appeared to be superhuman. He retired from basketball and committed to being a father and man the same way he committed... [Read the full story]


Will the Social Security and Medicare Cut Split the Donald Trump Base. Will the Social Security and Medicare Cut Split the Donald Trump Base.

(ThyBlackMan.com) There are many Americans that rely on their social security check to make ends meet. Without Medicare they would not be able to get the medical treatment they need, and without SNAP they would not eat. This is the reality of more Americans than the current president wants to acknowledge. I may not be the best at math, but if your only 13% at best of the population you are not leading... [Read the full story]


Snoop Dogg Apologized for the Delivery. Snoop Dogg Apologized for the Delivery.

(ThyBlackMan.com) By now we all know Gayle King disrespected the memory of Kobe Bryant, his family, and Lisa Leslie when she pressed questions, after her initial question, during a CBS interview with Lisa Leslie. There was an outcry of anger towards Gayle King for her gross mishandling of that situation. Snoop Dogg commented in anger and he basically used profane language towards Gayle King. Because... [Read the full story]


Shaming Mayor Cantrell About Taxes is Hypocrisy. Shaming Mayor Cantrell About Taxes is Hypocrisy.

(ThyBlackMan.com) It came out recently in the news that LaToya Cantrell, Mayor of New Orleans, owes almost $100,000 in taxes to the IRS, and there is now a lien on her home. She was transparent about the situation in that she and her family are working on resolving the issue. While there are a lot of citizens in New Orleans that have offered words of encouragement to the mayor there are definitely... [Read the full story]


Book Review; Shifting: A Perspective on the Complexity of Being a Black Woman in America. Book Review; Shifting: A Perspective on the Complexity of Being a Black Woman in America.

(ThyBlackMan.com) It is not a secret that black women live a gifted but difficult life in America. Though what we represent has been appropriated in several areas, who we are is often unaccepted and penalized. It has never been popular to be a black woman from the plantation to now. To survive we must tread multiple faces in every space we inhabit. It feels as if there is no true place to lay one’s... [Read the full story]


The FBI says New Orleans is not the Most Dangerous City in Louisiana. The FBI says New Orleans is not the Most Dangerous City in Louisiana.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Every time I look up someone is telling me how dangerous New Orleans is, and they question why I live here. Ironically I hear this a lot from residents across the state of Louisiana as much as I do from others. If I were listening to others…this city is a cesspool of violence and no good thing other than a party can come from it. There are many native New Orleanians that would move... [Read the full story]


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