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Planning your Next Trip? Earn More Miles and Maximize Your Savings.

February 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you regularly fly United Airlines, then you may want to take advantage of some of the credit card offers out there that reward you with United Airlines miles for every purchase you make. By combining your United MileagePlus Explorer card with the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, you can maximize your mileage and earn up to 70,000... [Read more...]

Part 2; The Value of HBCU’s…

February 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With specific emphasis on Howard University, let’s consider a few solutions to the challenges HBCU’s face. There are some who say HBCU’s are irrelevant and no longer necessary because we are living in a “post-racial” society, mainly because a Black man was elected President by a majority of white people. What do you... [Read more...]

Praiseworthy: Mike Grier blazed trail on ice for African Americans.

February 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) At some point during the mid 1990s, while working in the Detroit Free sports department, I told a colleague that my favorite hockey player was Mike Grier. The colleague was a bit surprised by my statement because I had never shown much interest in hockey.  Afterwards, the colleague began tapping away on his keyboard and about... [Read more...]

Look at it This Way!!

February 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Sometimes all you need to do to get yourself out of a rut is to look at things from a different perspective. What challenge is causing you stress? What dilemma has you stumped for a solution? What issue has caused you a bit of frustration lately? This week, I want to challenge you to step out of your routine way of looking at... [Read more...]

Katrina Pierson; Oh No! Another Black Conservative Republican Running For Office.

February 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the tradition of Sarah Palin, black tea party leader Katrina Pierson is a beautiful God, family, country and Constitution loving conservative Republican. Fearless and outspoken, Pierson’s inspiring life story nukes the Democrats’ mythical Republican War on Women. Sad that I even have to go there, Pierson’s... [Read more...]

Yes, Black People: Don’t Buy Into the Great American Myth.

February 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the biggest problems that we have in the Black community is how we allow ourselves to be portrayed in the media. There tends to be a blanket profiling of Black people by the media as little more than dysfunctional hood rats with a few functional Black people sprinkled in for the sake of appearance, but as aberrations. . But... [Read more...]

Tiger Mom: Yes, Black Americans are screwed, but she’s wrong about by whom.

February 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve been fortunate to be married for 24 years to an extraordinary Jamaican woman named Angela. She’s done a phenomenal job raising our two daughters, Aubrey and Austen, and over the past two years has been exceptional in counseling and mentoring our Chinese exchange student, Wangying Lin. So perhaps it’s understandable... [Read more...]

Yes, Black History Month STILL Needs to Go!

February 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here we are again. Black History Month. Or, as I like to call it: a farce. To be clear, African Americans in the United States have not made the “substantive progress” that is spouted left and right. In fact, at least in the business world, we have gone backward. Access has gone backward. Employment rates have gone... [Read more...]

President Obama vows to help young black men.

February 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Barack Obama served notice in his State of the Union speech that he intends to make 2014 a year of action on his “opportunity agenda” for all the people of the U.S. For millions of black Americans and others who yearn for a better quality of life, it was refreshing and good to hear President Obama affirm that he... [Read more...]

Praiseworthy: Craig Hodges—Sweet shooter placed principles first.

February 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Craig Hodges never made an NBA All-Star team, but during the early 1990s he captured the attention of the basketball world by winning the three-point competition three consecutive years (1990-92) during the league’s celebrated All-Star Weekend. Playing in an era where talented sharp shooters like Reggie Miller, Glen Rice, and... [Read more...]

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