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HoodWinked or Black Men Ain’t Sh*t the norm now?

July 26, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last night, I was watching my copy of the very important film, “Hoodwinked,” by Janks Morton.  I appear in the film, along with my respected colleagues, Drs. Marc Lamont Hill, Jawanza Kunjufu, Ivory Toldson and Steve Perry. The film serves to debunk many of the ridiculous myths that black people perpetuate against one another,... [Read more...]

Are Tattoos the New Swag Appeal for the Black Man?

July 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Lately there has been a very hot debate regarding the rise of people getting tattoos, especially in the black community. Some people find them unattractive, while others view them as art work or self-expression. I was asked if I like guys with tattoos. Personally it does not matter either way, as long his body is not covered... [Read more...]

Black Men No Means No – The Darrell Williams Rape Case.

July 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was deeply concerned about the recent rape conviction of Oklahoma State University basketball player Darrell Williams.   Williams broke down in tears in the courtroom, an understandable reaction in which he expressed outwardly what many of us would feel on the inside.  He’s going to prison, and getting a life sentence.... [Read more...]

Talk is Cheap, Reflecting on the Results of our Rhetoric July 2012.

July 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Talk is cheap!” “Talkin’ loud and sayin’ nothin’!” Black folks do a lot of talking, rappin’, espousing, pontificating, and philosophizin’. No matter the subject, we seem to know all about it and are more than willing to get engaged on the topic at hand. God gave us only one mouth, but He gave us two eyes, two... [Read more...]

Penn State Penalties Extremely UnFair…

July 25, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are going to be thousands (maybe I’ll get unlucky and upsets millions) of people that will 100% disagree with the opinion I am about to state in this column but I do not care: the penalties unleashed upon the Penn State football program are way over the top and extremely unfair. With that said I will now attempt to... [Read more...]

Divorced Fathers Use Tech To Connect.

July 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fathering is a balance of love, negotiation, trust, setting high expectations and communication. What better way to stay connected than to text with your children. Fathers must be hyped to use technology to stay connected to their children with the integration of technology in their lives. I’m a divorced father over 15 years;... [Read more...]

Relationships; The Walk of Shame.

July 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Traditionally, men were hunters and gatherers and held the sole responsibility for initiating the mating ritual, which included marriage proposals, asking for the first dance and initiating first contact. First contact. That’s the dreaded first “hello” or the first smile. And it used to be fairly simple. Men did it. Until... [Read more...]

Steve Harvey, Think Like A Man Pimp.

July 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was sitting in the living room of my parent’s home in Louisville, KY watching the new Janks Morton film, “Hoodwinked.”  Janks sent me a copy a while back, but this was the first time I’d had a chance to watch the film in its entirety.  I am in the film, along with some outstanding scholars:  Jawanza Kunjufu, Steve... [Read more...]

Bishop Eddie Long Spirit & Truth Conference, Say What?

July 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I heard this week that Bishop Eddie Long was holding a “Spirit & Truth” Conference, I had to sit back in  my chair for a second to think.  As my eye brow wrinkled into my forehead, I asked myself, “what is there that’s truthful about Eddie Long on any level?” We know that Eddie Long has been accused by several... [Read more...]

Blue Ivy Carter, Beyonce/Jay Z Black Features Really?

July 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You would fully expect that in the year 2012, black people would not have a problem looking black.  But you would never guess that after seeing the reactions that many people had to seeing public pictures of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.  The photos of the little girl emerged, with the baby looking as beautiful... [Read more...]

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