Readers Theater Celebrates Poetry Month.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The Readers Theater performance with Ari Turner, Tangela Floyd and William Jackson was performed at the Mandarin Public Library in Jacksonville, Florida.
Infused with Spoke Word, Poetry, Sonnets, Odes and other poetic verse the performance, one of many in Jacksonville, showed the “Unlimited Possibilities in Poetry” as the title of the performance explains the dynamic adaptability... [Read the full story]
Accountability In The “Black” Community.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Accountability, wow, the “A” word that causes animosity and disdain to well up from within so many of our people. You may not like the medicine I am about to administer, but if you can manage to keep reading, I guarantee you this awful tasting cocktail will help you grow and excel. What do incidents like the Trayvon Martin murder, the Eric Garner incident and the Atlanta... [Read the full story]
Ole National Black Groups Should Stop Being Hypocrites.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Republicans are often criticized, many times unfairly so, for using the “race card” when it comes to the Black community. Liberals postulate that if Republicans treated the Black voter like any other voter; or treated Black groups like White groups; then the Black community would vote in their own self-interest.
Well, let me shock all my liberal friends by saying I agree 100%. ... [Read the full story]
Will the Real Olivia Pope Please Stand Up? What a Career in Political Management is Really About.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Thanks to television, our perception of many careers can be skewed. While wildly entertaining, the lives of doctors, lawyers, police officers and political professionals have all gotten the TV treatment and the result has often been a glamorization of the profession. Scandal, one of primetime TV’s biggest hits, has largely portrayed the life of its leading character Olivia Pope,... [Read the full story]
Family Support Services Receives Social Media Workshop.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Family Support Services (FSS) provided its young adults with a Social Media workshop that focused on the power of positive and negative digital content and how it can affect a young person’s future career options and higher educational aspirations.
The speaker William Jackson, Instructor with Edward Waters College, IT Manager with Westside Church of Christ and IT Manager with Reader... [Read the full story]
Control Your Energy.
(ThyBlackMan.com) People have a way of saying and doing things that get under our skin. If we are not careful, we will get consumed with trying to figure them out, responding to their antics or worse, lose focus on the matters that are actually positive and that we actually can control.
These energy suckers can come into your space like a whirlwind, wreck shop, and then be gone within a moment’s... [Read the full story]
Seven Foods That Naturally Whiten Teeth.
(ThyBlackMan.com) These days, when you walk into your local grocery or drug store and take a stroll down the dental care aisle, it seems like half of the products on the shelves are geared toward whitening your teeth, but that can get pricey after a while. Here are seven foods that naturally make those pearly whites even whiter!
Although they’re notorious for giving you bad breath and making... [Read the full story]
Why We Should Care About Ole Tax Policy.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Co-authored by Heather McCulloch, Director, Tax Alliance for Economic Mobility and Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Senior Director of the NAACP Economic Department
As we all make sure we have done what we need to do to comply with our complicated tax code, there is a serious debate concerning the future of our tax code, and thus the future of our country. President Obama’s announcement... [Read the full story]
Robert Bates; Rapid Responses.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I slept extremely well last night. This is the day The Lord has made – I will rejoice and be glad in it. As I reflect on the new mercies He has blessed us all with today, I feel compelled to smile and say “thank you” aloud. Now that I’ve had a delicious breakfast and I’ve tidied up my kitchen, I can get down to business. I have some rapid responses to share with you.
Allow... [Read the full story]
Ole Political Refuge.
(ThyBlackMan.com) “Who can I turn to, when nobody needs me? My heart wants to know, and so I must go where destiny leads me.” Listening to an old album by the Temptations, “In a Mellow Mood,” made me think about the political trick-bag Black folks are in now that Barack is on his way out and the focus is on 2016 presidential candidates.
I thought about how Black folks are nowhere in the political... [Read the full story]
Why We Feel Pain and Why We Shouldn’t Ignore It.
(ThyBlackMan.com) No one likes to be in pain. Pain is almost universally viewed as something negative — why else would we call an unpleasant person or task a pain in the neck (or other body part)?
But as much as pain can be unpleasant or disruptive, it does serve a very important purpose. The type of pain you feel (acute or chronic) as well as your tolerance for pain are all part of your body’s... [Read the full story]
Thy Second Slaying of Walter Scott.
(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s getting so predictable you can mail the script in. A young, or not so young, unarmed African-American is gunned down by a cop. It makes brief news — except the news is not really news but the script. He was reaching for the officer’s gun, or his Taser or his nightstick. The officer feared for his life. The officer had no choice but to use the required deadly... [Read the full story]
Power In The Word: The Gospel that Works!
(ThyBlackMan.com) Answering God’s call to walk in revelation and love.
When we really get the call of God, when we really get to walking in love, it is going to supersede some things and it will cause an anointing of acceleration to get on your life. In the time we are living in, things are happening so fast because we only have so short a time. A lot of people do not recognize this, but the... [Read the full story]
Attacking Ol Economic Racism.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Despite ill-intended efforts to do it for us, Black Americans have a responsibility to define our own reality. It is a fundamental human right recognized and respected by the United Nations. Therefore, it is incumbent upon us to define, without apology, the deadly and debilitating manifestation of racial discrimination and injustice as “economic racism.”
Why are so many Black... [Read the full story]
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