2017 April : ThyBlackMan

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Every Student Succeeds Act In 2017.

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In late March, President Trump signed a resolution to invalidate a regulation designed to help implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This move will create tremendous confusion among states that are currently in the middle of putting the new law in place in time for the 2017-2018 school year. Even more egregious is... [Read more...]

42# Jackie Robinson Foundation: Breaks ground on the Jackie Robinson Museum.

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Jackie Robinson Museum is one step closer to becoming a reality, as the Jackie Robinson Foundation hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for donors on April 27, 2017. The ceremony will begin with special remarks made by President and CEO of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Della Britton Baeza, Major League Baseball Commissioner... [Read more...]

United States Hypocrisy At It’s Best.

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With all the brouhaha about alleged Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election you would think the Democratic Party, the US Deep State (shadow government FBI, CIA etc), US politicians and the corporate media would not risk making fools of themselves if the masses knew the US has been quit busy attempting to undermine... [Read more...]

Convince Yourself to Start Shaving Again Today.

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s face it, some of us simply get lazy when it comes to shaving and we leave our facial hair growing for a little longer than we would like. Perhaps we give ourselves an excuse such as wanting to grow a beard or maybe we like the idea of facial hair. However, there are plenty of reasons to start shaving again, and here... [Read more...]

Dr. Umar Johnson – Pioneer or Scam Artist?

April 26, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) He is an author, speaker, psychologist, educator and promoter of his pan African ideology and school for boys. Dr. Johnson appears to have a total of 6 undergraduate and post graduate degrees. He does talk a good game until you ask him why his Frederick Douglass / Marcus Garvey school is taking so long, where the money he collected... [Read more...]

1992 LA Riots & The Black Community Today.

April 26, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twenty-five years ago, April 29, 1992, riots exploded in Los Angeles after four policemen were acquitted after being charged with the violent beating of Rodney King, caught on video for the entire nation to... [Read more...]

Radio-Activists in the Black Community.

April 26, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Well done beats well said every time.” “When it’s all said and done, much is said and little is done.” There are many Black folks who can tell us what “we need to do” in the context of economic empowerment and other issues that matter. They have all the answers, but too often deal with them from a symptomatic perspective... [Read more...]

Donald Trump, Worst Presidential 100 Days Ever.

April 25, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  #45 Trump got one thing right about the media hyped first 100 days measuring stick of a new president. It’s a silly measure. In fact, presidents from John F. Kennedy to Obama have derided the 100-day fetish and correctly noted that the far better to gauge how effective or bumbling an incoming president is the first 1000 days.... [Read more...]

Bill O’Reilly The Same As Bill Clinton.

April 24, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Bill O’Reilly may have given his enemies the ammunition to destroy him, for right now at any rate, but the dishonesty of some involved cannot be overstated. I’m not here to proclaim O’Reilly innocent or to defend his actions; he was wrong on any quantifiable level. But the duplicitous hypocrisy and selectively feigned moral... [Read more...]

Black Fraternities & Sororities: Support Black Businesses.

April 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember that line in New Jack City? “This ain’t personal; this is business.” And at the end of the movie, Ice Tea told Wesley Snipes, “This is personal,” as he proceeded to beat Snipes down for killing his mother. Well, this article is both personal and business. It is a call to the Alphas, Omegas, Kappas, Sigmas,... [Read more...]

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