2014 June : ThyBlackMan

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Yes, Blacks Need More Racists.

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few weeks ago, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) made a stunning announcement that caused a lot of consternation in the Black community. UNCF had accepted a $ 25 million contribution from Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation. Under normal circumstances, David and Charles Koch – the brothers who control the two... [Read more...]

Social Media and the Social Experiences of Youth.

June 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Speaking to over 100 Duval County high school students participating in the Learn2Earn Experience at Jacksonville University, then with students at the Black Male Explorers Program at Edward Waters College and with the City of Jacksonville Parks and Recreation Department preparing for teens for summer employment. Discussing Social... [Read more...]

Race to the Bottom.

June 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you and your children were sitting at the dinner table, with no food and no prospects for getting any, what would you say to them and what would you do? Would you tell them they have no food because you cannot get a job? Would you tell them the reason they are hungry is that racism exists? Would you try to make them understand... [Read more...]

African Americans’ Predisposition to Diabetes.

June 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) June is National Safety Month. This year’s theme is safety: It takes all of us.  But how can we make our communities safer when we don’t understand the dangers or where they arise from?   How can we prevent the onset of a disease we don’t yet fully understand?  In an age where equality is idealized, many have lost sight... [Read more...]

Ahhh…It’s Time to Relax!

June 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In our stress-filled world, it can be easy to become uptight, irritable and just plain unpleasant. But why live that way when you can relax, enjoy life and accomplish more than those who spend their days in a frenzy? Here are five powerful ways to simply relax: 1. Forget perfection Do you have a hard time relaxing if your house... [Read more...]

“Jeremy Meeks…Give Us That Thug Love”

June 20, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You know there are some days where I’m embarrassed to be a woman. Today is one of those days. The mugshot of Jeremy Meeks has gone viral and the comments from WOMEN are vulgar and disgusting.  On some sites his picture has gotten 45K likes and even up to over 200K likes. His charges are as follows: “The 30-year-old... [Read more...]

Stop Paying Church Musicians!

June 20, 2014 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let it sit. Stew in it for a few more minutes. Repeat. Stop paying non-staff church musicians! I don’t expect people who care about this topic to agree with me. In fact I expect to meet with a lot of resistance, if not outright hatred. But I’m not joking, nor am I holding back on the punch. Stop paying non-staff church musicians! There... [Read more...]

What!!!? Actor Will Smith to Produced the George Zimmerman Story?

June 20, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Americannews.com,  Power105.1fm.com, and several other entertainment sites on the web are reporting that Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment, which produced I Am Legend, Hancock, The Karate Kid, is producing the George Zimmerman Story, staring Smith’s son, Jaden Smith, as Trayvon Martin. According to reports, the film... [Read more...]

Seven Commandments Of Baby Mama It Is.

June 20, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As I prepare for a Fatherhood panel being held in Washington DC by former NBA star Etan Thomas (Saturday, 6/21, 10 am at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden), I am led to reflect on the impact that the fatherhood dilemma has had on the African American community.   The recent documentary, “72%” highlights the fact that... [Read more...]

Government – I Used to Love Her: Former Flame syndrome.

June 19, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Imagine if you will, gentlemen. Remember that young lady you dated back in college? She was smart, funny, polite, cute, and introverted. She loved you. You knew she was marriage material, but you weren’t remotely interested in marriage at the time. You wanted to be single. You wanted to mingle. So you broke up with her. And... [Read more...]

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