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Press Release; Dick Gregory – Hollywood’s prodigal son returns.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Dick Gregory was in his early 40’s, a Hollywood club favorite, outspoken, funny and rich, when he walked away from it all. He met a preacher named the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and he began to see that life was not all jokes and laughter. Inspired by King,
Dick Gregory walked away from a luxurious, show-biz life and became a part of King’s nonviolent protest movement.
Suddenly,... [Read the full story]
The 4 Intractable American Topics.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s get to it. Politics, race, religion, and sex are the topics you usually avoid discussing in public regardless of your ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, level of education, occupation, system of faith, or age. Some of you aren’t comfortable discussing these issues privately. Here’s the thing, though. Everyone is affected by them – known or unknown, seen or unseen,... [Read the full story]
Silly women+sperm donors=mo’ problems.
(ThyBlackMan.com) There are a few things that have proven to be more singularly destructive to the black community than the lethal combination of unqualified sperm and a foolish vagina.
Look at it another way. You’re the pilot of an airplane and all of the passengers have boarded without going through a security check-point. For giggles, once the plane starts to accelerate for take-off you remind... [Read the full story]
GOP Sarah Palin Is Right: Go on Offense, Tout Conservatism.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Forty years ago when my Aunt Nee was the pastor of the Holy Temple Church of Truth, an east Baltimore storefront, during testimony service Sister Davis or Sister Cleary would spontaneously lead the tiny congregation in singing, “We’re Livin’ In the Last Days.” “They’re calling wrong right. They’re calling right wrong. Surely, we’re livin’... [Read the full story]
5 – Easy Ways To Fall Asleep Faster.
(ThyBlackMan.com) When’s the last time you had a good night’s sleep? Well, time isn’t the only thing lost when you lose sleep. According to a small 2013 study published in the journal SLEEP, a single night of sleep deprivation can cause you to lose brain tissue. Lack of sleep has also been linked to increased risk for heart disease, diabetes and even death. If you’ve been tossing and turning... [Read the full story]
Don’t become a financial scam victim.
(ThyBlackMan.com) South Africans are falling victim to financial scams – we are the second-most targeted country for phishing scams in the world. Even if you think you are being careful, with so much time spent online, we present fraudsters with many opportunities to draw us into their increasingly sophisticated scams. Here’s how to be reasonably sure you won’t be their next victim.
South... [Read the full story]
Movie; ‘Black or White’ Tackles a Touchy Subject.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Race relations can be a touchy subject. Only a very perceptive filmmaker could tackle the topic and be remotely successful. It would require a writer/director to be smart, balanced, sensitive and able to see both sides of the issue. The characters would almost need to be extensions of our opinions and thoughts, so everyone has something in the game. On most of those levels, this very... [Read the full story]
8 Ways to Improve Your Faith in the 21st Century.
(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s a busy world out there. How is the modern Christian supposed to stay connected to God when phones, texts and email alerts are going off every minute of the day? Here are just eight ways to renew and restore your spirituality despite the demands of contemporary society.
1. Get Online
If you don’t have the time or the means to attend church every Sunday, you can still... [Read the full story]
An Open Letter to President Obama from Alabama State Sen. Hank Sanders.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Dear President Obama:
We love you. We respect you. We support you. We strongly supported your becoming President and have continued to support you through all the trying times. We continue to love, respect and support you.
Mr. President, I write this letter with the greatest of respect and appreciation. I write this as an open letter because it is important that you know and all... [Read the full story]
Neither President Obama Nor Republicans Have Vision.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Last week I thought Stevie Wonder gave a great State of the Union Speech. Oops, did I say Stevie Wonder, I meant to say President Obama. But like Stevie Wonder, I couldn’t see the America the president was describing in his speech.
Listening to Obama, you would have thought that America, especially Blacks, had full employment. But according to the Labor Department, the national... [Read the full story]
Yes, Writing is Fundamental.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The dominance of social media and our never-ending thirst for faster ways to communicate have relegated many of our people to a 140-character mentality, a nano-second way of thinking, and new ways of saying old things. Using letters instead of words to express ourselves, i.e. LMAO, OMG, SRS, SMH, has propelled us into an esoteric realm of information that in many cases has caused... [Read the full story]
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