2016 March : ThyBlackMan

Friday, November 24, 2017


March Madness 2016 – The NCAA’s Biggest Postseason Exploitation Machine.

March 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) very March, people in The US create brackets, place bets on winning teams, picking teams, and winning money while watching March Madness. But The NCAA on the other hand is making millions and billions from ad revenue for a 30 second ads and in fact, they extract over a billion dollars each year from the black community that is... [Read more...]

How The Sports Lottery Is Destroying The Futures Of Young Black Men In America.

March 24, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no secret when a young black boy these days is asked what he wants to do or who he wants to be when he grows up, many of them would say things like I wanna be “The Next Lebron James or Calvin Johnson” or “I always dreamed of playing in The NFL“. The issue with young black men who have that mindset... [Read more...]

What If All Rwandans Worked For Paul Kagame?

March 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Rwanda’s Ambassador Eugene-Richard Gasana’s recent blind advocacy of Paul Kagame’s perpetual dictatorship drove me to ponder on the future of RPF Supporters. To know is to be able to decide where to place one’s loyalty. Life is to be viewed from a simple man’s perspective if one ought to face the... [Read more...]

Blackonomics: Making Your Money Work for You.

March 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Successful people who always have money in the bank know a few secrets about financial management. You might notice elaborate homes or vehicles under their name, but these individuals usually work hard for their money. In fact, they probably understand that their money needs to work for them as well. In the African American community,... [Read more...]

Senator Bernie Sanders and African Americans Have Something in Common – JOBS!

March 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Expand our circle of knowledge and understanding by sharing this article with other sites and face book friends and in doing so, we guarantee the change we seek will happen! The African American community has something in common with Senator Bernie Sanders and his presidential bid. Many of us are just ignorant or uninformed when... [Read more...]

Money: Black-Owned Media Companies Should Push for More Political Ads.

March 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the 2016 Florida political campaign, there are millions of advertising dollars in play and Black-owned media companies are the perfect vehicles for driving “get out the vote” efforts in the state. At the present time, Republicans in Florida control the state legislature, the governorship and the administration. With more... [Read more...]

Justice Clarence Thomas; Clairvoyant.

March 23, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hear ye, hear ye, United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died and has been memorialized.  However, all is not lost because his protégé, man Friday and gopher, fellow Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas who seems to have been legally and judicially deaf and dumb for the last decade as a result of not offering... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s Hostile Takeover of the Republican Party.

March 23, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have repeatedly heard many of the talking heads in Washington, D.C. and the Republican establishment accuses Donald Trump and his presidential campaign of engaging in a hostile takeover of the Republican Party. I agree with them. Having received my undergraduate degree from Oral Roberts University in tax accounting, let’s... [Read more...]

“16” signs that you’re engaging in Black Financial Coonery.

March 23, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This article was meant to be fun, but underneath the fun, there’s always something serious.  However, as I mulled over the ways we are trained to waste our money and then complain that we don’t have any, I thought about this list. So, here are 15 ways to know that you might be engaging in financial coonery: 1) You think... [Read more...]

Essence Festival New Orleans 2016 – Empowerment Experience Stage Lineup.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Time Inc.’s, ESSENCE Festival New Orleans announces its star-studded daytime lineup for the signature event’s ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Stage, taking place Fourth of July Weekend, July 1–3, 2016, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Free and open to the public, the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience... [Read more...]

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