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Why Fiery Doesn’t Cut It for Black NFL Coaches…

December 31, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Michael Singletary’s coaching style clearly doomed him as head coach of the 49ers, and here’s why… Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary’s skills with the X’s and O’s — the nuts and bolts of coaching football teams — were suspect enough. But even if he was deemed adequate... [Read more...]

Michael Vick’s Lucky Second Chance…

December 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Barack Obama is doling out congrats to the Eagles for giving Michael Vick a second chance after prison. But what about “average felons” who don’t play sports? Where’s their second chance? There has been a loud outcry in the wake of President Obama’s recent comments about star Philadelphia Eagles... [Read more...]

It’s Time to Close The Curtain on Baby Mama Drama!

December 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A Message for Fathers About a year ago, I was watching a reality show based on prison life. Inmate after inmate interviewed admitted to growing up without a father and missing the experience of having a father. I’ve heard grown women admit that not having a father in their lives had an impact on the types of men they chose... [Read more...]

The Motivation Behind Black Imprisonment…

December 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) According to the Sentencing Project, more than 60 percent of the people in prison are now racial and ethnic minorities. Of black males at least 20 years of age, 1 in every 8 is in prison or jail on any given day. Given the disproportionate number of black males incarcerated, it begs the question of why are so many black men... [Read more...]

5 lessons Obama can learn from ‘the first black president’…

December 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Obama will meet with former President Clinton today for reasons that go beyond the mounting furor and looming Congressional stalemate over the tax cut deal he brokered with the GOP. Clinton’s presidency by many measures was a success, and much of that success was due to the fact that he faced the same kind of... [Read more...]

How Sports Marginalizes Black Men From Society…

December 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was driving out of Atlanta the other day, speaking to my baby sister.  She listens to me ramble, and that’s why I love her.  Our topic for the day was black men and sports.  I mentioned how I turned on ESPN in my hotel room (all 10 million channels) and saw nothing but brothers on every channel. If there wasn’t a court... [Read more...]

The Power of Thought and How It Reforms Reality…

December 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” — (John 1:1) “And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.” — (Genesis 1:3) “And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and... [Read more...]

The Bridge: In Cash We Trust (Part 2)…

December 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On a human level, people’s lives and hearts have been broken by social circumstances.   Initially, it was by design, when crack cocaine was inserted into poor communities, but the worship of Cash found the crack epidemic affecting all levels who then became the new rich and the new poor. Crack did what heroin could not do,... [Read more...]

World AIDS Day: Action begins with each of us…

December 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Health, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Maybe if its ominous presence didn’t live in my own back yard infecting my neighbors, I would be oblivious to its existence. And maybe, just maybe, since no one in my family has been recently diagnosed with this disease, it would just go away and I’ll be asked to only write articles around World AIDS Day each year... [Read more...]