2015 November : ThyBlackMan

Friday, November 24, 2017


5000 Role Models and Call Me Mister in Duval County Public Schools.

November 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The need for qualified male teachers is a serious issue in school systems nationally. Public, private, parochial and in higher education the demand for male teachers is high, but the availability of male teachers is small. There are multiple reasons, for the decline of men in education, to many to mention in this Blog. “My... [Read more...]

The Murdering of Black Men!

November 24, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black men know why we are murdered. We talk about it. Black men know why we are incarcerated. We mull about it. Black men know why we are mis-educated. Dr. Carter G. Woodson penned a book about it! We may play stupid; we may even act stupid; but, trust me, we are far from stupid. We know exactly what’s going on! For starters,... [Read more...]

Part 2: 15 Tips For Being Healthy On A Tight Budget.

November 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) AVOID FRIED FOODS All oils used at restaurants are derived from a GMO substance coupled with the meat or French fries, which are most likely GMO. Chemicals from the food and the oil damage your body. Instead pick the healthier choice of roasting, grilling, or broiling. CANNED AND FROZEN VEGETABLES If access to fresh produce... [Read more...]

Part 1: The Privilege Of Being Healthy In America.

November 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Having a healthy lifestyle in America is a privilege relegated to those with the socio-economic status that provides the opportunity and environment for healthy practices. The poor must endure all the social ills and are unfairly ostracized by social dynamics out of their control that dictate the level of health they and their... [Read more...]

7 Tips to Get a Diploma with Honors.

November 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is it your dream to be able to graduate with honors? Everyone knows how difficult that goal can be. However, you don’t have to have a superior IQ to be able to net the distinction of your dreams. Follow these simple tips to get fancy honors attached to your name. Don’t study hard, study smart Don’t bank on acing a test... [Read more...]

Ol Political Translations.

November 23, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example, when President Barack Obama says that defeating ISIS is going to take a long time, how is that different from saying that he is going to do very little, very slowly? It is saying the same thing in different words. Defenders... [Read more...]

Black Voters; Republicans Are Data Driven, But Have No Vision.

November 23, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week my super PAC, Black Americans for a Better Future, launched its inaugural speaker’s series with Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford.  This was his first national media event since being sworn into office back in January. Rutherford is a phenomenal administrator and Maryland’s governor, Larry Hogan, could... [Read more...]

Yes, Adults Are the Problem.

November 22, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is time for adults of every race and income group to break our silence about the pervasive breakdown of moral, family, and community values, to place our children first in our lives, and to struggle to model the behavior we want our children to learn. School children don’t need one more “Officer Slam” as some students... [Read more...]

The Presence of Prayer.

November 22, 2015 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ever wonder what’s at the heart of the differences between older generations and their current offspring? I do, a lot. Sometimes I am amazed that teenaged boys and girls can sit at the same table texting an entire conversation and never speaking a word to each other.  The absence of verbal skills amazes me. They like to call... [Read more...]

The Difference Lies in the Confidence…

November 22, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Do you ever find yourself steaming over what you “should” have said in a conversation, but didn’t because you kept quiet?  Do you wish you could apply for a new position, but because you lack all of the qualifications, you don’t bother? Do you ever hold yourself back before others have a chance to reject you?  Confidence... [Read more...]

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