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Yes, Writing is Fundamental.

January 29, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The dominance of social media and our never-ending thirst for faster ways to communicate have relegated many of our people to a 140-character mentality, a nano-second way of thinking, and new ways of saying old things. Using letters instead of words to express ourselves, i.e. LMAO, OMG, SRS, SMH, has propelled us into an esoteric... [Read more...]

Depression – Within the Black Community.

January 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “depression is a mental illness that can be costly and debilitating to sufferers. Depression can adversely affect the course and outcome of common chronic conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Depression also... [Read more...]

Don’t Just Blame The Police.

January 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ferguson, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis and the list goes on. There are many good police officers who risk their lives every day and yes there are officers who should themselves be in prison. Who are you expecting to fix the problems of rogue police, police brutality and young African American men with targets on... [Read more...]

Disruptive innovation in healthcare.

January 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you’re working toward your MBA in health management, chances are good that you want to affect change in what has become a struggling industry. You are also likely aware of the hurdles associated with curing the current healthcare crisis. With 11 billion dollars wasted annually by hospitals, it will take unparalleled creativity... [Read more...]

The great Dick Gregory and a case for keeping it real.

January 26, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Around the time that “The Cosby Show” was becoming America’s top-rated TV program in the mid 1980s, my dad gave me a quick, impromptu history lesson about Bill Cosby and Dick Gregory. Dad told me that while Cosby and Gregory came up as comics around the same time, and were friends, Cosby was able to rise to a higher... [Read more...]

Yes, Your Mind Births Your Reality.

January 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A study recently published in the Journal of Neurophysiology revealed something that should astound us all: Muscle strength is largely determined not simply by the physical activity that produces muscle, but by the activity of your mind. The study of a small sample of 29 participants is an exciting example of the power of mental... [Read more...]

What’s Wrong With Homosexuality?

January 25, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Other Than The Fact That It’s Being Forced Down Our Throats… Finally homosexuality and lesbianism has infected the African-American community. Is this hate speech? No, it is speaking out against what is wrong and what is being shoved down our throats. Homosexuality is wrong on so many levels that it damages the fabric... [Read more...]

I Hear and See YOU Azealia Banks.

January 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In order for our words to be heard and accepted it’s not just a matter of what we say, but how we live. I for one must admit that I am rather tired of seeing young black women defend a position while betraying their own cause. It is not okay to focus on one aspect of “struggle” while behaving in an overall manner that discredits... [Read more...]

No scrubs: Dressing like a man has its privileges.

January 23, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I don’t want no scrubs, A scrub is a guy who can’t get no love from me.” There is nothing sadder than seeing a man fully committed to his late 40’s wearing clothes that were designed for someone 20 years younger than him. Actually, watching him walk, or rather, shuffle down the street is a much more depressing, and... [Read more...]

Actor Terry Crews Is The Latest Black Man To Dress Like A Woman.

January 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Success in Hollywood can be the key to fame, fortune and the fulfillment of all of your dreams as an actor.  But those dreams can sometimes come at a price, especially for African Americans.  One price that may be paid is your dignity and self-respect, leading you to do things you wouldn’t normally do if you weren’t being... [Read more...]

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