2013 June : ThyBlackMan

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Parenting is a Team Sport, Thy Black Men are Not Storks, and We Need a Fatherhood Bailout.

June 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I don’t remember much about my father, a man by the name of Boyce Sanders.  I met him three times, and didn’t mix with him very well.   I have no animosity toward him, no admiration.  Just emptiness, with the exception of the fact that I’d never seen another man who looked so much like myself. Even though my dad was... [Read more...]

Parents Google Your Child.

June 19, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a presenter at two recent conferences, AME Youth Leadership Conference  in Palm  Coast, Florida and the Hip Hop Men’s Health Summit in Orlando, Florida my presentation focused on Social Media content as it relates to Bullying and Cyberbullying. Speaking with over 300 young men at the Hip Hop Conference attending my session,... [Read more...]

Can we discuss the Indians in the room?

June 19, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a handsome young, Indian commuter & I discussed the severe winters in the NYC Metro area, he said he considered moving back to the year-round tropical weather of his own country in fifteen years time. “India Tropical?” really?  When I told him that I considered “expat-ing” abroad, in East Africa,... [Read more...]

Bill Maher Exposes The Myth Of Ronald Reagan…

June 19, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This essay is a shout-out, a kudu, to Bill Maher’s commentary on June 7th on Ronald Reagan’s true place in regards to the Tea Party.  Bill Maher skillfully and accurately dissected and destroyed the notion that Reagan would be too moderate to be a member of the Tea Party, when in fact he was the father of the Tea Party.   ... [Read more...]

The Disrespect Behind Kanye West’s “Yeezus”.

June 18, 2013 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Kanye West’s new album “Yeezus” comes out today (June 18). Because it was leaked awhile back, many people have already heard the new music and offered up their reviews. I’ve read everything from narcissistic and wildly experimental to “it’s pure genius” and bringing “real” hip hop music back. I want to bypass... [Read more...]

Thy FBI Walks a Perilous Line Between Surveillance and Outright Spying.

June 18, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller was asked sharp questions by a House Judiciary Committee panel about the FBI’s massive collection, intercept, and listening in on millions of phone conversations. There were two obvious concerns behind the questioning and one concern that should be a concern to all given the FBI’s... [Read more...]

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June 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Misc.

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“They DO Exist” Black Men and Their Children.

June 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Debunking The Myth, Propaganda, Urban Legends & Bedtime Stories Regarding Black Men and Their Children… Since there are so many articles, posters, T-Shirts and campaigns regarding Black Men being “Deadbeat Fathers“, I thought I would take the time to shine light on the ACTIVE fathers, the “Fighting... [Read more...]

The Trial Of George Zimmerman In Sanford, Florida Has Begun!

June 16, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The killing of Trayvon Martin on a rainy Sunday night on February 26 of 2012 was tragic. The investigation by the Sanford Police Department made his death even more tragic. The chief of police over ruled his lead investigator who wanted George Zimmerman charged with manslaughter. To have had a youngster lose his life for nothing... [Read more...]

Yes, A Black Republican Makes No More Sense Than a Jewish Nazi.

June 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I hear you loud and clear, Barack Obama. You don’t represent the country that I grew up with. And your values is [sic] not going to save us. We’re going to take this country back for the Lord. We’re going to try to take this country back for conservatism. And we’re not going to allow minorities to run roughshod over... [Read more...]

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