HBCU Students How To Benefit from LinkedIn.
(ThyBlackMan.com) “new research from LinkedIn and CarringtonCrisp shows that social media can help drive quality at all points of the student journey — from quality candidates to successful graduates.” Ira Amilhussin
The use of LinkedIn should be strategic and planned, building reputations, personalities, relationships and developing Brands. “branding is your character in the marketplace... [Read the full story]
HBCUs Should Support Hillary Clinton for President.
(ThyBlackMan.com) This article summarizes why African Americans should be eager to vote this year, and why historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), students, and the Black community as a whole should vote for Hillary Clinton for President. Additionally, parents should urge young millennials to support Hillary as well.
Voting affects every aspect of our American lives. It is the cornerstone... [Read the full story]
2016 Voter Turnout For The Presidential Election.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Some of us this election year don’t even want to say the words “Bill Clinton” or “Donald Trump” — and with good reason. However, there is one word that we should keep in mind: “Turnout.”
If we sit home in disgust on election day, we forfeit the right — and the duty — to elect a Congress that can keep either of these dangerous... [Read the full story]
Standing On Broad Shoulders To Raise STEAM Awareness.
This blog is inspired by Rusul Alrubail | TEDxKitchenerED
Raising new generations of scholars is a challenge especially if you’re working hard to change the mentalities of children, youth, teens and young adults. Working to teach and mentor them to see the value in a new way of learning and applying that learning to new skills in the areas of STEAM. Included in this is working... [Read the full story]
The Humanity of Fatherhood.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Chinua Achebe, “We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own.” The Igbo, always practical, put it concretely in their proverb: Onye ji onye n’ani ji onwe ya:
“He who will hold another down in the mud must stay in the mud to keep him down.”
The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays
“Fathers, it is time to lift our children, our... [Read the full story]
Dream Deferred: Despite Incomes, African-American Families Still Denied Access to Home Loans.
(ThyBlackMan.com) In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word for minorities, usually referring to Blacks and Latinos.
Yet today, according to Richard Rothstein, a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute, the inner city experience does not encompass all of Black America. More Blacks now live in... [Read the full story]
The School-To-Prison Pipeline In America.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Back then when I used to be in school, I looked at it as going to work to learn different things, hang out with friends, etc
These days, the public school system in America has become more of a toxic, self-destructive environment for our kids to be in
I remember reading a story about this young black girl who was playing on her cell phone that was racially profiled, beat up, &... [Read the full story]
Americans Rise Up!
(ThyBlackMan.com) Corrupt politicians are an existential threat to our American way of life. The 2016 presidential campaign is in full swing and, yes, we are seeing corruption unveiled on a daily basis. Many citizens are stressed and fearful; the future of America is at stake.
However, one would almost think these politicos stand as the sole cause of America’s potential demise. The argument rages:... [Read the full story]
Jill Stein Speaks, With War Donald Trump is safer then Hillary Clinton.
(ThyBlackMan.com) According to Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein, “On the issue of war and nuclear weapons, it is actually Hillary’s policies which are much scarier than Donald Trump who does not want to go to war with Russia. He wants to seek modes of working together, which is the route that we need to follow not to go into confrontation and nuclear war with Russia.”
Yet, a glance... [Read the full story]
GOP Donald Trump Missing Danger of Real Election Rigging.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Over the last week, members of the establishment press have seethed with mock outrage over accusations by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) that the upcoming general election is being “rigged by the national media.” Since the two began making these claims, obsequious pundits and television talking heads on the left have,... [Read the full story]
2016, Handling Hate At Work And In Business When It Might Not Always Be Hate.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I’m going to admit something here. I get angry… often. There’s a lot of things to get angry about, based on things I see and hear, mainly online, since I almost never watch TV and, except when I’m consulting, spend a lot of time working on my own.
I can’t blame it all on social media though. I’ve dealt with anger for decades; who hasn’t, right? At some point all of... [Read the full story]
Donald Trump Has All Sides Fooled.
(ThyBlackMan.com) Donald Trump has all sides fooled and after you read this article, you will know how and why. What people make up “all sides“? One side is the democrats – die hard Hillary supporters. Another side is the Bernie Sanders supporters who act like anti-social children because their candidate did not win the nomination. Another side is the republicans voting for Trump.... [Read the full story]
President Hillary Clinton — What to expect if elected.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The race for White House is effectively over. Hillary Clinton will be the 45th president of the U.S. The question now is what can Americans expect from a Clinton White House. She has laid out pages after page of policy wonk positions on civil and women’s rights, civil liberties, taxes, jobs, the economy, health care, education, military preparedness, combatting terrorism, on... [Read the full story]
The Harmful Effects Of Marijuana On Black Men In America.
(ThyBlackMan.com) I used to believe for many years that all marijuana used to be harmless, but when I did research on marijuana including synthetic weed (aka spice), I finally realized that marijuana isn’t as harmless as I initially thought it was.
Intro: Here are the actual negative side effects that marijuana including synthetic weed has on our community.
1. Severely Alters A Person’s... [Read the full story]
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