Love and Hip Hop; Mona Scott-Young; Ain’t No Bidness Like The Ho Bidness!
(ThyBlackMan.com) This morning as I skimmed through the various articles and blogs about last night’s airing of “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta Season 3, Part 2 of the Reunion Show”, the commonality among all that I read, was that, finally! “The drama is here!” “Here comes the turn up!” “The fight was revealed”. “We are now privy to the melee”. However, ... [Read the full story]
Thy CBC: The Clueless Black Caucus.
(ThyBlackMan.com) On the very day that Michael Brown, the slain teenager from Ferguson, Mo., was buried, the Congressional Black Caucus made a major announcement. They sent a letter complaining to President Obama. Yep, you heard correctly. They took the bold move of asking the president to investigate issues of racism and discrimination within local law enforcement nationally by setting up a police... [Read the full story]
Black Consciousness in 21st Century America.
(ThyBlackMan.com) In the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting, concerned Black/African Americans from all-over America converged on Ferguson, Missourisimultaneously presenting an intangible mirror reflecting Black consciousness in 21st century America. Whenever, there is a seemingly unjustified killing done by a white person to a black person, Black America historically since the 1960s will rise... [Read the full story]
(ThyBlackMan.com) If you are reading this, then you have probably put aside doing something important. Why aren’t you doing it now? Before you answer, don’t feel bad, because according to “Psychology Today“, “Psychological Science” & “American Psychological Association“, 20% of people are labeled as procrastinators, and as high as 25% in the U.S.... [Read the full story]
GOP, Are You Ready To Reach Out to Blacks Yet?
(ThyBlackMan.com) Because I am a black conservative, someone wrote asking me this great question.
“What is it that compels some black men and women to cling to, and follow people like Sharpton, Jackson, Wright, Obama, Spike Lee, Black Panthers, Holder, etc.?”
I have pondered the same question. Some black folks embrace victim status because it provides cover for their laziness and irresponsible... [Read the full story]
NFL Domestic Violence; Did Commissioner Roger Goodell Just Fumble on 4th and Goal?
(ThyBlackMan.com) On Thursday, August 28 National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a new league-wide policy for players accused of domestic violence.
The Good: There needs to be stronger and more professionally detrimental circumstances for what is a heinous crime.
Note: there is no excuse for domestic violence despite what you may have heard from ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith last... [Read the full story]
How You Think About Money Depends on Your Age – The Investment Life Cycle.
(ThyBlackMan.com) When I’m not out doing what I do everyday (whatever that is), I am a Finance Professor in my spare time. So, in order to utilize all the years of spending countless hours every single day studying the intricate details of financial and statistical theory, I thought I’d give some advice on something that is known as “The Investment Life Cycle.” I’ve been to the bottom... [Read the full story]
Five Ways to Become Active In Your Community.
(ThyBlackMan.com) As a people we must ask ourselves how can become more active within our black community? How can we not only look at the problems, but the solutions also?
Although African Americans have come a long way we are still challenged with unemployment, incarceration, poverty, crime and the lack of education. There are conversations regarding the plight of the blacks and how to improve our... [Read the full story]
Old Washed-Up Rappers!
(ThyBlackMan.com) We’ve all witnessed the sad sceen before: once spry and energetic rappers who have overstayed their welcome to the genre and now, well, they’re just old.
Looking at an old rapper that has clearly seen younger days and is now trying to catch their breath in between lyrics is like being a witness to elder abuse. There’s just nothing cool about seeing someone who is, in many cases,... [Read the full story]
5 Reasons Black Women Should Not Give Up On Black Men.
(ThyBlackMan.com) As a black woman if I were to rely on the media’s portrayal of the black man I would be running in the other direction. Black men are said to be deadbeats, criminals, thugs and just no good. And of course all black men are dropping black women like flies.
So it would be understandable if I chose to abandon all black men right? Wrong! Let me give you five reasons I believe that black... [Read the full story]
Project : “Get A Move On”.
(ThyBlackMan.com) This Article is meant to be a call for action among the citizen of America to bring order back to a society that is in total chaos. As a Kid growing up in the south I know many have called it a place of racism and other things. But I can attest to the fact that we had strong values when I was growing up that seemed strict at the time but I see a great need for them now.
The older... [Read the full story]
Just U.S. – Our Prison Industrial Complex Issues.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The prison-industrial complex – or PIC – may sound like a relatively innocuous term. It is generally defined as “the rapid expansion of the U.S. inmate population due to the political influence of private prison companies and businesses that supply goods and services to government prison agencies.” But PIC is much more systemic, pervasive, and disturbing than that. By any... [Read the full story]
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