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Urban Parents; Back To School Tips…

August 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Education, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For parents across the country, the end of summer marks much more than cooler weather and light jackets. As you begin to trade long summer days for cool fall mornings, the biggest thing on your mind is the new school year. As you make this transition, you are being bombarded by everything from news stories and television commercials... [Read more...]

Sheila Agnew; Is Hair Weave the new Diamond?

August 31, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m not kidding and this is no joke. There is a new and often violent crime wave sweeping the country where thieves are robbing beauty supplies and stylist salons for human hair weave and extensions. At least one man has been murdered in Michigan when thieves stole packages of hair valued at $10,000 from his shop. Earlier this... [Read more...]

President Obama, There is no tomorrow…

August 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The next time they screen movies at the White House, they should run a double feature of “Rocky III” and “The Lion King.”  These two films could both challenge and inspire President Obama as he labors against his entrenched, uncompromising conservative opponents. One of the better entries in Sylvester Stallone’s boxing... [Read more...]

Black America, Pardon the interruption, May I have your attention?

August 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Considering the fact that Black people are so entrenched in the distractions of this world, I think it’s appropriate that I beg your pardon, Black America, in order to get a few important points across. Although for 16 years now I have sounded the economic alarm via this newspaper column, four books, and numerous speaking engagements,... [Read more...]

Black Men; 8 Great Shaving Tips…

August 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Pseudofolliculitis barbae, better known to us brothas as, “razor bumps“, occur on the faces of men with coarse, wiry, curly hair. Between fifty and eighty percent of African-American men live with the problem of ingrown hairs and razor bumps, daily. These razor bumps appear when beard hairs, most likely around the... [Read more...]

9 Facts; When it comes to your Weight…

August 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is your fight with obesity genetically programmed? Or are you predisposed to an aggressive cookie addiction? It’s easy to blame obesity on laziness or overeating, but is there really something more to it? Genes, hormonal imbalances, and even viruses are now acknowledged to play a role in obesity. Eating less and working... [Read more...]

Cam Newton; Black Quarterbacks NFL Worthy…

August 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Back in the autumn of 2003, when the Rush Limbaugh experiment was hitting its vapid apex at ESPN, the king of the right-wing ad-hominem attack suggested, on air, that black quarterbacks were the beneficiaries of a clandestine, league-wide affirmative action gambit. This empty claim ultimately lead to Limbaugh’s ignominious... [Read more...]

Black Dad; Encourage a Love of Reading…

August 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, Misc., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s the middle of summer, and the school year is a distant memory for our children. It’s fine to give them a few weeks to relax and enjoy other activities, but now may be a good time to try to instill a love for reading. With a little planning and effort, we can get them into good reading habits — reading for... [Read more...]

Lil Wayne Tha Carters 4, Tha Dynasty…

August 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the year of 2004 New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne released an album known as “Tha Carter” this was the first in the series of his well known “Tha Carter” albums. This first album sold an astounding 1.1 million copies and saw Wayne show off his amazing skills that left critics astounded. The single “Go DJ” from Tha... [Read more...]

Big Government Hate; Irene, Rick Perry, Dr. King, etc…

August 30, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Irene has hit, leaving destruction in its wake. We could track Irene and prepare for it; we could not stop it. And now, states and localities, despite the secessionist mumblings of  Texas Gov. Rick Perry, cannot pay to repair the damage. Representatives from North Carolina to Virginia to New Jersey, even those most vocal about... [Read more...]

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