2012 December : ThyBlackMan

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Well Lincoln, is a Really Good Movie that Annoyed Me Just a Bit.

December 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In case you’re unaware of the standard narrative of historical films that involve black people, it’s quite simple:  Black people advanced in America, not because of anything “you people” actually did.  Instead, it was because there was some admirable and noble white guy who saved you.   He was a visionary among his... [Read more...]

Womb for Rent; Only Affluent Ballers Need Apply.

December 22, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Several months ago, I watched Espn’s 30 for 30 “Broke” documentary. It was about professional athletes spending their money recklessly, or having to pay child support to numerous women, and other reasons that lead to them becoming broke. The most interesting segment that stood out to me was when a Sister stated that she... [Read more...]

Violence In America: Where Will It End?

December 22, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the wake of the unspeakable evil that has befallen not just our nation, but the entire planet, our president has vowed to take action to ensure that this senseless mass murder of children does not happen again.  Any fool to the left of the NRA can see that we need to do something about the proliferation of guns in our nation. ... [Read more...]

Yes Government Workers Beware: Free Speech doesn’t apply to you!

December 21, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A federal appeals court ruled against Crystal Dixon, a former associate vice president for human resources at the University of Toledo, who is suing the public University for firing her because of an opinion column she wrote in the Toledo Free Press in 2008. Her column which was written as a private citizen in the privacy of... [Read more...]

‘Tiz the $eason to be $ensible.

December 21, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Think about it. You are about to embark, once again, on the impossible dream. You will try to buy a gift for everyone, in the belief that everyone will buy a gift, of at least comparable value, for you. Of course no such thing will happen. Many will not even get you a trinket, and you cannot possibly buy something for everyone.... [Read more...]

The Central Park Five: Justice Still Denied.

December 21, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The case of the Central Park Five looks like it is getting swept under the rug, again. Even as a documentary film is being released about the injustices done to five young NYC men wrongly accused of raping a white woman in 1989, coerced into making false confessions, convicted and forced to serve from 8 to 13 years behind bars,... [Read more...]

Cameron Clarke, Gets a Perfect SAT Score.

December 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every stereotype you might have in your mind about the black male or black kids in general need not apply to what I’m about to tell you right now.  Cameron Clarke is a senior at Germantown Academy in Philadelphia and has achieved the fabulous distinction of being one of a very small number of students to receive a perfect... [Read more...]

Yes Why Black Athletes/Entertainers Go Broke.

December 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I recently noticed that my homeboy TJ Holmes at BET recently had a show about professional athletes who find their finances in the toilet.  I consider this to be an interesting and relevant topic, just the kind of thing that BET needs to show.  As a Finance Professor who’s been hanging around college campuses for over 20... [Read more...]

The Value of a Black Life.

December 20, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Gun violence has become such a hot topic with the recent shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut.  But just like I’ve said in a recent Facebook status although I feel bad for those kids in Newtown I wonder if their parent’s broke down in tears for all of those innocent Black and Latino children... [Read more...]

Sperm Wars: What Happens When Females Play The Game?

December 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Pardon me while I flow from the top of the dome with something that’s been on my mind lately… When a man has sex with a woman, he releases millions of living sperm cells through ejaculation. The sole purpose of 99% of these sperm cells is to seek and destroy any remnants of sperm that may be present in the woman’s... [Read more...]

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