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Steve Harvey Think Like A Man Movie, Do women do that.

March 31, 2012 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) No matter what point of view we all take on the state of Black relationships, we can all agree that there some serious, ugly issues.  In fact, the depth of the dysfunction that has come to plague the Black family structure is sick enough to make you wonder if we should declare an indefinite moratorium on all reproductive activities. This... [Read more...]

Black Fathers: Lessons Learned from Trayvon Martin.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black youth both young men and women are being killed, their lives seemingly have no valuable. Just another statistic for vital statistics and crime reports and  another one or two minute sound bite for news media. Young men like Trayvon Martin (Sanford, Florida), Ervin Jefferson (Atlanta, Ga.), 20-year-old Kendrec Lavelle McDade... [Read more...]

George Zimmerman, Are you raising your son to be just like him?

March 31, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) George Zimmerman, the man who instantly turned himself into public enemy number one, is an intriguing character for a multitude of reasons.  When I read George Zimmerman’s story, he reminds me of one of my more “interesting” friends who had a similar story in his life.  This person was also a wannabe police officer who... [Read more...]

Yes COINTELPRO Revisited.

March 31, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Carl Rowan once said, “There are two ways to circumvent or trample over a constitution…one way is to arouse public fear and hatred…the second way is to amass enough police or military power to force your will upon society.” This was decades before the election of President Obama and he said it in reference to a book that... [Read more...]

Black Parents: Let’s Make The Death Of Trayvon Martin Stand For Something!

March 31, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My grandfather use to say, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” How appropriate this wisdom in the wake of the Trayvon Martin tragedy. Trayvon was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain posing as a self-appointed neighborhood vigilante. The shooter, George Zimmerman, told a 911 operator,... [Read more...]

Rick Santorum calls President Obama a Government Nigger.

March 31, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are few people on this earth that I love more than Abena Agyeman-Fisher, the editor at NewsOne.com.   A consummate professional and arguably the leading online journalist in the country, Abena is never someone I would accuse of being a liar.  But this morning, after rolling out of bed and sitting at my desk in my gym... [Read more...]

3 Diet Changes: Yes That Can Make All The Difference.

March 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The road to better health can sometimes seem like an uphill battle. But with every small step you take and each healthy decision you make, you do get closer to your goal of improved health, and one of the most effective ways to do this is by eating a balanced, healthy diet. Think of streamlining your nutrition profile in stages.... [Read more...]

Black Man: Businessman or Pimp?

March 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is nothing so beautiful as to see a confident brother, making his move. And then you see the cheap suit, gold and diamond-OIDS encrusted on everything and then he opens his mouth and there you see that open face. You don’t know if this brother owns the local gym that you attend, is a CEO with a Master of Business Administration... [Read more...]

Drake, In The Spotlight, Make it Last.

March 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I like a woman with a future and a past,” Drake chants on his latest album, Take Care. Literally taking that phrase, he spits on his second album, reminds me of his first album, Thank Me Later. I was introduced to Drake by a friend in college. We went on a stroll to Starbucks, and he wanted me to hear the new music of the... [Read more...]

America has given up on young Black men, like Trayvon Martin.

March 27, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Trayvon Martin is more valuable to America as a dead young Black man then he ever was alive!  As a dead symbol, the president can claim  him as a son he never had, but as a living Black man, the American criminal justice system claims one out of three young Black men born after 2001.   As a dead symbol, Republican presidential... [Read more...]

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