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A Motivated Man Who Motivates Young Men to be a Man.

March 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was fortunate enough to travel to Philadelphia, PA to attend the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference. One of the most fascinating sessions that I have ever attended had to have been, “Inspiring Black Males to Soar” by Principal Baruti Kafele.  Principal Kafele provided all attendees... [Read more...]

Ethiopia and the 111th Emperor: Haile Selassie I.

March 26, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A thousand years before Christ the Queen of Sheba, we are told, traveled to Jerusalem where she met King Solomon, married him and had a son, Menelik. When Menelik reached maturity, it’s said that he returned to Ethiopia taking with him the Ark of the Covenant containing the original 10 commandments. The Ethiopian Christian... [Read more...]

Barack Obama: Once no longer president, what then Black Community?

March 26, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black history may soon find that it is defined by one line of demarcation:  BB (Before Obama) and AB (After Obama).   There might even be some historical reference to the volatile period called DB (During Obama), where an archive will contain images of black people going to blows over where our community should be positioned... [Read more...]

Trayvon Martin: National call goes out for Black men to do something.

March 26, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many people all over the world have expressed outrage over the shooting death of 17 yr-old Trayvon Martin. Rallies and vigils have been held across theUnited Statesdemanding justice for Trayvon Martin, which starts with the arrest of George Zimmerman. When the local news announced that there would be a rally for Trayvon Martin... [Read more...]

Yes, 5 Lessons to Remember When You’re Feeling Stuck, Frustrated, or Unsure.

March 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As I journaled one day about the lessons God has offered me thus far in life, this is what came to me. Perhaps you’ve learned these along your journey as well. Sometimes in the hectic pace of life, we need a reminder, and that is what I am here to offer you today:  1.  Nothing Is Permanent. I first learned this lesson... [Read more...]

If You Are Stopped By The Police…

March 25, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  (In light of recent events we are re-printing this vital information. Please share it widely.) If you are pulled over to the side of the road by the police, here is what you should do… Make no sudden movements. Keep both hands in view on the steering wheel until the officer reaches you. When he asks for your papers, tell... [Read more...]

Yes, Thy Introduction to Oba-bushian Nationalism 101.

March 25, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A decade later and we are still in Afghanistan. Those on the campaign trail for the GOP nomination are pontificating out the sides of their necks, John McCain is inveighing nonsense and the Obama administration is taking hits left and right – and rightly so. I have expressed my view on the US occupation of the central Asian... [Read more...]

President Obama, Health Insurance Doesn’t Equal Better Health Care.

March 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Soon, very soon the SCOTUS will hear arguments for and against President Obama’s Health Care Law. The central target of debate will be the “minimum coverage requirement.” Most folk call it the “individual mandate.” Opponents assert that by requiring or mandating by law for people to have to buy a service or product... [Read more...]

President Obama/Black Politicians, Yes Have Reinvented the Negro.

March 23, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Politicians of African descent in America, in concert with the non-concern of their voting constituency have reinvented the Negro, or better yet made the Negro retro chic. What do I mean by this? Well from an etymological perspective, the word Negro is Spanish for black. The Spanish language comes from Latin, which has its origins... [Read more...]

George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin: A Mother’s Love.

March 23, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “As the mother of two sons (and a daughter), I’ve become accustomed to the warnings attendant to young African-American boys as they mature into men. Don’t talk back to police officers ….. for God’s sake, don’t run from them. Even if you’re not doing anything wrong, be prepared to enter a world that often views... [Read more...]

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