2017 November : ThyBlackMan

Saturday, December 15, 2018

How to De-Stress at Work.

November 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The ups and downs of life are no respecters of persons. They happen to the good and the bad. The rich and the poor. The suspecting and the unsuspecting. There are a lot of stresses that we all go through, but sometimes, the pressure that men feel can weigh especially heavy because societal expectations place a lot of responsibility... [Read more...]

How to Write a Personal Vision Statement.

November 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A personal vision statement is a self-produced guide for your life that serves as a written creed as you navigate the demands of your physical environment. Why do you need a personal vision statement? As you move through life, it is helpful to reference a statement of what you believe to be your purpose and how you will go about... [Read more...]

New School Fatherhood: The “Half/Step” Hurdle.

November 24, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) No statistical data ever can interpret, depict or empathize with the struggle of a man who cannot fully contribute to the upbringing of his biological children, while being partially accepted by non-biological children of whom he raises to the fullest. The balancing act he must perform is unreal. Juggling feelings, emotions... [Read more...]

Lavar Ball: Good Or Bad For Black Fathers?

November 24, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The detention of LiAngelo Ball and his two UCLA basketball teammates and Donald Trump’s tout of his role in getting them released dominated the news cycle for days. But there is another issue that their detention quietly, but just as troublesomely, rammed to the surface. That is the issue of just what is a good or bad black... [Read more...]

Donald Trump Is Right, GOP Let’s Support Judge Roy Moore.

November 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Does Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones from Alabama really think his opponent, Judge Roy Moore, should pull out of the Senate race? If he were standing by moral standards, he would also be encouraging Rep. John Conyers and Sen. Al Franken to resign. Where is the alleged leadership from Doug Jones? And why hasn’t... [Read more...]

Important Considerations for Pads in PCB Design: Pad Cratering Prevention.

November 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What is pad cratering? Pad cratering occurs when a copper termination pad separates from the PCB thus leaving a depression in the laminate. It can be a partial or complete disconnection from the board making it difficult to identify the fault; in a total separation, the solder remains on the component, making it look like the... [Read more...]

Congress Must Fight for the Safety of this Nation.

November 23, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The President of the United States does not believe our country is facing a crisis in the area of gun control. Las Vegas saw hundreds perish in a mass shooting, and now a small town in Texas is reeling from the pain of a gunman walking into a church opening fire killing over 20 people. No place in this country is safe, nor sacred.... [Read more...]

Diversity, Diversity, and More College Diversity…

November 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A common feature of our time is the extent to which many in our nation have become preoccupied with diversity. But true diversity obsession, almost a mania, is found at our institutions of higher learning. Rather than have a knee-jerk response for or against diversity, I think we should ask just what is diversity and whether... [Read more...]

Dental Health And Nutrition Needs To Be On The Plate Also.

November 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From the time I was a little girl, to just a day or so ago, someone has always told me to watch my mouth. Why? My mouth runs, and sometimes it runs unplugged. I’ve been known to flim flam folks with flattery or eviscerate them with evil, sometimes moving from one to the other with just a shrug of my shoulders. But my mouth-watching... [Read more...]

The Fuss About Strontium.

November 22, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) First of all – what is Strontium? It’s a soft earth element that is used in fireworks and flares, and is found, in small amounts, within the human body. Much like calcium it resides within the bones and is perfectly harmless while naturally balanced. The only way for it to become imbalanced in its natural state is if... [Read more...]

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