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Marching to Freedom on a Treadmill.

November 30, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here’s a sobering statement: “Fifty years ago (2013), the unemployment rate was 5% for Whites and 10.9% for Blacks,” according to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). “Today, it is 6.6% for Whites and 12.6% for Blacks.” Can you believe that? We are at the same relative position now as we were when MLK gave his famous... [Read more...]

Hold up! Hillary’s not Inevitable.

November 30, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton has been many things in her illustrious life. A brilliant honor student at Wellesley College. One of America’s most influential attorneys. Former First Lady of the United States. A highly regarded Democratic US Senator from the great state of New York. 2008 Democratic presidential candidate. Former... [Read more...]

Executive Amnesty: Will We Allow One Man to Fundamentally Transform America?

November 29, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) After six years of putting up with his eldest son actively working with those crazy racist white folks in the Tea Party against the first black president, my 86 year old black dad has finally begun to understand why. A lifelong Democrat, dad contributed to the GOP shocking victory in Maryland by voting Republican in the 2014... [Read more...]

Public Relations in the 21st Century.

November 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Press Release, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Public relations (PR) involves managing the spread of information between an organization or an individual and the public. It is a means for the people or organizations to gain exposure among large audiences by disseminating news items and information of interest to many others. The aim of this one-to-many approach is to guide... [Read more...]

ThySistas – Sisterhood through action – Posts…

November 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I remember my first meditation experience happening around 1996 or 1997. A gentleman who was a friend of a friend was offering a class on meditation. Prior to then I knew nothing about meditation, but I paid my $25 and I took the class anyway. Since the class was geared towards beginners there was not a lot of chanting mantras... [Read more...]

Increasing Numbers of College Students Drink.

November 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For many people, drinking alcohol and going to college simply go hand-in-hand. But the harsh reality is that established drinking habits mixed with the college environment could be a recipe for disaster. Some say the stats surrounding the increasing number of college students who drink are frightening.  Let’s take a look at... [Read more...]

In Ferguson’s Wake, I Am.

November 26, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “My country ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty… Of thee, I sing.” A friend of mine just asked me how I’m doing. The vast majority of the time, my answer to such a question would be that I’m well. But today, I’m not well. Honesty compels me to share with you that I’m in a funk. I’m in a retrospective place emotionally.... [Read more...]

The world I woke up to.

November 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I woke up this morning to a world I was scared to enter last night. I had been scrolling down my timeline, full of talk of Bill Cosby and breaking news of the Ferguson trial. Bill Cosby is being torn apart by the media, has already lost his significance in many people’s eyes. Last night I was skyping my friends about how they... [Read more...]

Why Bill Cosby is Under Attack.

November 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Come on now, white women have always, and I mean always screamed rape and pointed her finger at a black man. That’s not nothing new. The generation of old bags pointing their fingers at Cosby is typical. And my god….they didn’t age well. But here are the facts. Bill Cosby is on the hot seat for three reasons:   First,... [Read more...]

Ole ‘Friends’ Desert Bill Cosby when he Needs them Most.

November 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hey, hey, hey (in my best Fat Albert’s voice), please listen to what I have to say. My friend Bill Cosby is in trouble today.” Even Fat Albert knows Bill Cosby is getting a raw deal. As a public relations/crisis management professional. I have worked with some of the biggest names in sports, entertainment, and business. So,... [Read more...]

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