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Black Community: No More Chicken Dinners — We Need Policy.

December 28, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It happens every year. Yard signs infiltrate our neighborhoods and litter our streets, placed by campaign operatives, hoping you not only familiarize yourself with their respective political candidate, but translate that familiarity into a cast vote for that candidate. Familiarity tends to work, which is why it’s no secret... [Read more...]

Holes In Donald Trump’s Views On Combatting Terrorism.

December 28, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I awoke to a story that Presidential candidate Donald Trump was now proposing that the families of terrorists should be killed. As best as I can tell, his rationale is that if any terrorists know that their families will be killed, they are less likely to be terrorists. The Russian mafia has a similar view on dealing with opponents,... [Read more...]

Five Benefits of Living a Holistic Life.

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

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What does it mean to live a holistic life? In a nutshell, it means we are greater than the sum of our parts. Holistic living is the coalescing of awareness, appreciation and activation of the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual plane of our existence. It is the understanding that we are spiritual beings on a physical journey.... [Read more...]

Some Notes on Music.

December 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was driving down Addison Avenue, in the early 2000s, on my way to a Cubs game when I heard an esoteric song blaring from a car near me. An adept Chicago driver, I wove my way down the narrow road (always signaling) to place myself right next to the car at a stop light. “Jisas Yu Holem Hand Blong Mi” sung by The Choir of... [Read more...]

How to Watch American Netflix Anywhere Else in the World?

December 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Netflix, the popular streaming service is available in 41 countries in the world today. Currently originating from the U.S, the biggest gripe of using the service is the fact that if you are living outside the geographical boundaries of the United States, then you will not be able to enjoy a wide range of original shows, along... [Read more...]

Here’s how “President” Donald Trump will Govern.

December 26, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s no shortage of chatter about GOP Presidential contender Donald Trump campaigning. But almost nothing has been said about how a “President” Trump would actually govern. While there’s no consensus that he can win the GOP nomination let alone the White House, there is a consensus that he has a real shot at being... [Read more...]

Wealth: Develop a Millionaire Mindset.

December 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Pat Mesiti is one of Australia’s top wealth creation strategist, motivational speakers and trainers.  He is a millionaire entrepreneur, international bestselling author and mindset expert, who focuses on self-development and accelerated mental and emotional transformation. For more than 35 years, Pat Mesiti has worked with... [Read more...]

Business: 22 Leadership Lessons From Star Trek TV.

December 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) All of the Star Trek incarnations lead to being my favorite TV show of all time. That I’ve never written a total leadership post about it makes me want to smack myself in the face. I wrote an articles saying we aren’t the Borg, and I was inspired to write a post on ethics after reading a book about the Ethics of Star Trek.... [Read more...]

Black Community: The Black Elephant In The Room.

December 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If the officers allegedly responsible for the death of Freddie Gray are acquitted, what will occur? The oppressed and disenfranchised of Baltimore may engage in social disturbances and meaningless destruction of property. What will these rebellious acts change? Will protest change Baltimore’s vicious and corrupt police force... [Read more...]

Thy True Story Of Christmas.

December 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This week we celebrate Christmas — the mass celebrating the birth of Jesus the Christ — the Messenger. Across a country shaken by terrorism, the stores are festooned with lights, music fills the air and, despite the dismal realities of most, there is talk of good cheer. As I write, the frenzied are rushing to buy presents... [Read more...]

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