2017 September : ThyBlackMan

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Obamacare Winning, GOP Say NO to Bipartisan on the NEW Affordable Care Act Bill.

September 29, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The latest iteration of Obamacare repeal has likely failed. Senate Republicans were unable to pass a watered-down repeal effort that offered states some meager level of federalism in the form of block grants. Now, we’re again going to hear a lot of noise about the need to embrace a “bipartisan” approach to... [Read more...]

Donald Trump Continues To Tweet, While Americans Suffer.

September 29, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands drowned while President Donald Trump tweeted. It is hard to conclude otherwise. On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria — the second major hurricane in less than two weeks — hit the islands, which together are home to some 3.5 million American citizens. Yet for a week following the devastation,... [Read more...]

Listen Up, NFL Players.

September 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I wrote “It’s OK to Leave the Plantation” to highlight how success comes from work, dedication and accepting challenges. Why does the NFL and NBA sports industry fail to understand who we are – and stand up? You guys are just entertainers and not performing surgery on me, sending my child to war or affecting my income.... [Read more...]

Colin Kaepernick Taking A Knee, And Politics being Intertwined.

September 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. … There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” Colin Kaepernick, August 2016 It would be one thing if institutional racism were still prevalent in the U.S., or... [Read more...]

Is the National Anthem protests “Dumb and Disrespectful”?

September 28, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Where was the angry left when Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the national anthem protests “dumb and disrespectful”? Let’s focus on the “dumb” part. NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who started the protests, did so over the supposed widespread instances of police brutality against blacks.... [Read more...]

Which Male Dominant Occupations Should Be Aware of Chemicals and Toxins?

September 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Music, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all want to be healthy. We all want to make sure we’re not exposing ourselves to serious illnesses later in life. But if you work in certain occupations you may be at risk of health issues. In some lines of work there’s no way to avoid the risk entirely, but you can reduce it. These are the most common jobs you need to... [Read more...]

21 Business Take Aways from Vision Keepers.

September 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Economic development involves fulfilling your dreams through education and networking. You cannot allow fear and other people’s expectations to dictate your journey. If you are serious about your success act on it. Develop your plan and execute it. You must make a declaration and take full responsibility for your life and... [Read more...]

The Importance of the Metal Recycling Industry.

September 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The importance of metal recycling is something many of us are generally familiar with but still fail to fully understand and truly appreciate. We take it for granted, treating the concept with little more than a passing interest. This very same concept, however, has actually affected us in more ways than one, and the businesses... [Read more...]

Betsy DeVos Challenged On The Student Loan Enforcement.

September 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Civil rights leaders and Capitol Hill lawmakers are standing up and speaking out against a recent Department of Education (DOE) decision to sever its working relationship with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In separate and independent actions, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and staff are being challenged and... [Read more...]

Senator Susan Collins Shuts Down Health Care Reform.

September 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With Maine Senator Susan Collins announcing her opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill to reform Obamacare, she has slammed the door on this latest Republican effort to address our health care crisis. I’m just able to muster up one word to capture my sense of Senator Collins: Irresponsible. Susan Collins expressed her concern... [Read more...]

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