2013 October : ThyBlackMan

Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Rev. Marvin Winans: Don’t Just Preach Us A Sermon, Live Us One.

October 31, 2013 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I first heard that Rev. Marvin Winans (of the gospel-singing Winans klan) refused to receive and Bless a child before his congregation because the child was born out of wedlock, I thought it was just another one of those ridiculous urban legends, because no Black minister could be that pompously out of touch with reality... [Read more...]

Well, Does Being Light-Skinned or White Make a Bad Woman Appear to be a Good One?

October 31, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A woman reached out to me on my Facebook page and asked an interesting question.  She asked me if dark-skinned women are “frowned upon.”   I wasn’t sure what to think about the question, but it certainly gave me a moment of pause.  She said that she has a daughter with dark skin and was concerned with all the male celebrities... [Read more...]

President Barack Obama is the Black Opiate for the Masses.

October 30, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Yvette Carnell recently wrote an article with the title, “Bloomberg: Blacks Wrongly Believe Obama Made Their Lives Better.“  The article references the fact that many African Americans, because of their deep love and loyalty for President Obama, are typically disconnected from quality-of-life indicators that would determine... [Read more...]

The 6 Ways to Choose a Horrible Spouse.

October 30, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The relationship game is a difficult one to play and becomes even more difficult when you consider what happens when you lock yourself into situations that are not good for you.  You can find yourself hating your life and wishing that God had created a time machine that allows you to rewind the clock and go back to pick someone... [Read more...]

Bullying Does Not Lead to Suicide.

October 30, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hardly a week goes by when there is not a tragic story of a teenager committing suicide.  Tragic as these deaths are, there is absolutely no causation between bullying and suicide.  The media’s simplistic and sensational coverage of these teenage deaths are very problematic in this regard. Suicide is never, let me repeat,... [Read more...]

Why Obamacare Will Triumph Despite Glitches and the GOP.

October 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The GOP controlled House Ways and Means is the first of the three GOP congressional committees “investigating” Obamacare to try and pulverize it–again. GOP committee members pounded hard on the stock GOP hit points; it’s a mess because of a lousy computer system, thousands have gotten sticker shock after getting cancellation... [Read more...]

HBCU’s: Preparing Teachers in the 21st Century.

October 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) HBCU’s have made enormous strides in education; preparing, qualifying, certifying and empowering young men and women that have chosen teaching as their choice of career. Either by personal choice, family heritage or passion for helping youth; educators and education are unquestionably the foundation for any progressive society... [Read more...]

It’s Worst Than We Thought / Black Male Unemployment Up!

October 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The unemployment numbers for September are finally in and as predicted blacks did not fare well (http://thyblackman.com/2013/09/30/bleak-economic-outlook-for-blacks-based-on-feds-actions/). There is no question; blacks as a working group are in dire straits. When you include the Bush administration, blacks have experienced double-digit... [Read more...]

Trayvon Martin is NOT a Costume.

October 29, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Although Halloween is days away, a trio of men and women recently decided to display their holiday foolishness early. According to numerous reports, a photo of a group in distasteful Halloween “attire” was uploaded to Caitlin Cimeno’s Facebook account (which has since been deleted). In the photo are two men with a woman... [Read more...]

GOP Playing Political Jenga.

October 29, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Sometimes, I am genuinely baffled as it relates to the political aspirations of the Republican Party these days. What is their plan? Do they even have a plan? Who are its architects? What’s their endgame? How does the American people factor into said plan? Conventional wisdom holds that if you’re not serious about conducting... [Read more...]

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