2017 November : ThyBlackMan

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Struggle is at the Core of Hip-Hop.

November 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hip-Hop began as a genre that was able to embody hardship, pain, and struggle. Granted it there are exceptions to every rule, but most of the rap artist that have been deemed legendary came from pain. Their art was engulfed by their struggle. So many are able to identify with Hip-Hop because they can find themselves…their... [Read more...]

Ten Signs of an Under-Active Thyroid.

November 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you one of the twenty-five million Americans living with a thyroid problem? The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that is found in the front of your throat. The thyroid is responsible for assisting the body with regulating metabolic functions. When the gland is not functioning correctly due to an imbalance, you... [Read more...]

Republicans Must Dump Roy Moore.

November 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is a political, tactical and moral mistake for Republicans to continue backing Judge Roy Moore for Alabama’s Senate seat. In brief, he has been accused by multiple women of, decades ago, making unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances toward them when they were teenage girls — one as young as 14 — and... [Read more...]

Power of the Ancient African Mind.

November 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once you put all the purely African people and or people of African descent together…you’ve got a formidable force in the world. And what keeps them from greatness is their inability to unify their culture and make a connection to Africa. ~ John Henrik Clarke The question probably can be asked how is the study of ancient... [Read more...]

President Donald Trump Unprecedented Shaking and Upheaval.

November 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whether you are a friend or foe of President Trump, there’s no question that his political presence has produced unprecedented shaking and upheaval. How do we explain this phenomenon, and just how widespread is it? And is it possible that the Donald Trump presidency is directly connected to women coming forward with claims... [Read more...]

Black Students; Self-Sabotage.

November 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The educational achievement of white youngsters is nothing to write home about, but that achieved by blacks is nothing less than disgraceful. Let’s look at a recent example of an educational outcome all too common. In 2016, in 13 of Baltimore’s 39 high schools, not a single student scored proficient on the state’s... [Read more...]

How Subtlety Plays a Role in Digital Marketing.

November 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember the old adage, work smart and not hard? While some might repeat this saying to perpetuate laziness, that doesn’t mean that it’s wrong. As a matter of fact, learning when to work smart instead of too hard can mean the difference between success and failure – especially in the world of digital marketing. That might... [Read more...]

Actor Denzel Washington is Dead Wrong About the “Bad” Black Father.

November 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Can’t get a job or a promotion, blame the bad Black father, not legions of corporations, government and public agencies that countless studies thoroughly document have a storehouse of ploys and tactics to deny Black men jobs and promotions. Can’t afford or find affordable health care, blame the bad Black father, not the... [Read more...]

Rapper Meek Mill Case Casts Ugly Glare On The Racially Biased Parole System.

November 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Meek Mill did more than rouse the anger of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Rap Mogul Jay-Z. Both have loudly spoken out against Mill plopped back in prison for a parole violation. Mill cast the ugly glare back on a part of the criminal justice system that has been too often ignored, overlooked or... [Read more...]

Thankful for Donald Trump.

November 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The holiday season isn’t just about food, festivities and shopping – it’s also a time to reflect and give thanks for our blessings. Too many people get caught up with material things, and they don’t take time to reflect on the difficult times that God has brought them through because of his grace. As I reflect on the... [Read more...]

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