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Well Is Jason Collins Coming Out As Gay In Sports Illustrated Merely A Tool For A Much Bigger Agenda?

April 30, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I heard that President Obama gave N.B.A. Player Jason Collins a phone call Monday congratulating him and expressing his support after publicly announcing that he is gay, I knew that it would set off some very intense controversy on many levels especially after our President stated that he was “impressed by his courage!” Mr.... [Read more...]

Lil Wayne, Emmett Till’s Family Wants Mountain Dew to Drop him for Not Apologizing.

April 30, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The family of the late Emmett Till is entirely fed up with corporations who provide sponsorship to rappers seeking to desecrate the memory of civil rights figures, as well as contribute to the destruction of the black community.  After an offensive lyric written by the artist Lil Wayne, the Till family has been on the attack,... [Read more...]

The Black American Male’s Extinction: Will Black America Allow it to Happen?

April 30, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a Comedy Central TV special, comedian DL Hughley lobbies the EPA to have Black African-American males declared an endangered species. Although DL Hughley’s “The Endangered List” reduces the severe possibility of the Black man’s impeding extinction to a comedy skit, this is a very serious and weighty matter. The problem... [Read more...]

The Blerdy Blackness of Technology.

April 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Thinking back on a trip to University of South Florida an Engineering Expo, seeing about 3000 youth and many of them Black brings a renewed feeling of high expectations for Black youth in education. The eight young men with me learned about new opportunities for their successes and the importance of education and influence of... [Read more...]

Bright Futures for Students are Fading.

April 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) High school students and their parents experience high stress and anxiety the closer a students’ senior year comes. Senior years are a time for celebrations, high expectations, looking towards future careers and entering into higher education. College and university entrance opens doors to brighter futures for youth especially... [Read more...]

Black Men: Yes WE MAKE OUR WOMEN ANGRY!

April 28, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have to back my Sista’s on this post right here! Me and some of the fella’s at work were talking the other day about our sista’s attitudes, and I told my co-worker “Man you know what, We are hell on our women! Every black man has had the convo with his boys about black women and their notorious attitudes,... [Read more...]

Yes, Success is Right Under Your Nose!

April 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I feel led this week to give you a few words of inspiration about how your words can propel you to success rather than sabotage your efforts. Success often comes to those who know what to say, when to say it and how to say it. Those with talent, but don’t communicate effectively often never get the satisfaction of fulfilling... [Read more...]

Anybody Else Waiting For Hip Hop To Have An Identity Crisis?

April 26, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few years ago, I ran into an intern on the job. He was twenty one-years-old and in the process of finishing up a degree from a historically black institution. He told me that he wanted to be a rapper and that he performed under the name Tre Live. I dismissed him as one more Black male that was chasing pipe dreams of becoming... [Read more...]

For The Love of God, Please Leave the Black Church Alone!

April 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Quick story.  The other day I became short of breath. My heart began to beat erratically, it sounded kind of like when you put a shoe in a clothes drier. Clumpity, clump clump.  Soon after my left arm felt like I had been laying on it all night, prickly and tingly, as if I had a porcupine living under my skin.  Uh oh, I was... [Read more...]

Yes, Au Contraire – Crime Does Pay.

April 25, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A recent report by Jason Jenkins, Investment U Research, shows that private prisons are earning even more money via warehousing prisoners and by establishing Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) with the land upon which their prisons are built. Corrections Corporation of America and The GEO Group, the two largest private prison... [Read more...]

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