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Alzheimer – Thy Parent Showing Signs?

September 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Chances are, you have a friend or relative caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. Not only are the numbers of new cases climbing, people are being diagnosed at younger ages than ever before. With statistics that staggering, it’s only natural to find yourself watching a parent or loved one and wondering if perhaps they’re... [Read more...]

Willie Lynch’s Jump Off: Black Women and Stockholm Syndrome.

September 24, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Stockholm syndrome, or capture-bonding, is defined as “a psychological phenomenon in which hostages express empathy and have positive feelings towards their captors, sometimes to the point of defending them. These feelings are generally considered irrational in light of the danger or risk endured by the victims, who essentially... [Read more...]

Stop Telling Me that Black Boys Are Not Important!!!

September 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This week, I sat on a Congressional Black Caucus panel for the Janks Morton film “Hoodwinked,” starring myself, along with Marc Lamont Hill, Jawanza Kunjufu, Steve Perry and Ivory Toldson.   One of the men on the panel was Dr. Bryant Marks of Morehouse College, a highly-respected scholar who focuses on the success of African... [Read more...]

Music’s Influence on the Human Mind.

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

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Music and song has always served as a catalyst to help Black/African Americans maintain a sense of internal calmness and hope during strife; cultivate, embrace and express individuality; as well as represented that living connection to and displayed through craftily-strung together lyrics trophies of cultural history, knowledge... [Read more...]

MLK, Jr., Yes Greedy King children are at it again.

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

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In his “I Have a Dream Speech” delivered at the 1963 March on Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said he dreamed of the day his children would be judged not by the color of their skin but the content of their character. If Dr. King had known how Martin III, Dexter and Bernice would later fight over money generated by... [Read more...]

Vince Young, Yeah Predictable Cycle of Self-Destruction!!

September 23, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) *I remember a few years ago, on the cover of ESPN The Magazine, a picture of NFL player Vincent Young. The image was taken shortly after Vince Young won the NCAA championship for the Texas Longhorns, the institution that has made billions on the backs of unpaid black athletes.  On the cover of the magazine were the words “I... [Read more...]

Quick Tips – On How to Make a Man Want to Love You.

September 23, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was recently inspired after bumping into noted relationship expert Demetria Lucas this week at the Congressional Black Caucus Convention. Demetria and I had a chance to chat after doing panels in our respected fields.  My panel featured the Janks Morton film, “Hoodwinked,” and focused on finding solutions for black male... [Read more...]

Ok, Do You Work Too Much?

September 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Do you work too much?  Many of us do, even if we don’t realize it. As I coach my clients, I am consistently asked by a cross section of people: “How can I maintain a healthy and fulfilling work and personal life?” These are talented, wonderful people who are very successful in business, but frustrated, and... [Read more...]

Beautiful Black Women, BIGNESS is Dying!!

September 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) this interesting video, the author is sounding the alarm to all women who are big, beautiful and proud of it.  She might be speaking to those who don’t feel the need to eat right or to go to the gym because they don’t want to sweat out their hair.  She might also be talking to all of us who eat whatever grandma puts on... [Read more...]

Lupe Fiasco: Message Music vs. the Strip Club Anthem: The Struggle Continues.

September 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The culture wars. Not the variety supposedly being waged on the national stage in America this election season. No, this one falls under another category. One that I would wager a greater number of black men of a certain age are grappling with. The hip-hop variety. A struggle that grips the masses, the flames of which were most... [Read more...]

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