Tuesday, November 19, 2019


Will You Join The Crusade For Bennett? (HBCU)

December 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Bennett College for Women is an oasis where we educate and celebrate women, and develop them into twenty-first-century leaders and global thinkers.  That was my elevator speech in the five years, from 2007 through 2012, when I led the college.  It is still an oasis, a safe space for Black women and others who embrace our... [Read more...]

Really, Am I Black Enough For You?

December 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am always suspicious when someone asks, “May, I ask you a question?” So, I hope it is understandable when a caller into the blog talk radio show “Who Did It To You?” issued that specific request that I prepared for the worst. It has been my experience that the cryptic “May, I ask you a question?” is merely the... [Read more...]

Message to New Congress: Reinstate Voting Rights Act of 1965, Pronto!

December 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What happens after the government shut down? When the new US Congress convenes in January of 2019, the Democrats will have a House majority. And with that new power, there is one mission which should be at the top of their to-do list:  Reinstatement of The Voting Rights Act of 1965. Now more than ever, amidst the renewed intensity... [Read more...]

Why ‘Class’ Trumps Race In The Looming Financial Crisis.

December 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During one of his brilliant rhetorical flourishes, Malcolm X advised Blacks to do the following, “go outside and look up your block and down your block and tell me what it is that you see. I don’t want you to think that you are some hard luck case or something.” At the present moment, this quote is particularly appropriate... [Read more...]

What’s Next? Mr. #45.

December 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What’s next? One of the first things I heard about this week was a group of high schoolers in New Hampshire feeling okay with joining the nastiness of the person living in the White House. I guess their music was inspired by #45’s crude behavior and his entertaining a ‘gangsta’ rapper in the White House by the name of... [Read more...]

Four Things We Become On a Daily Basis.

December 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Human beings do not live in a bubble. There really is no such thing as ‘I’m just doing me.’ From the very second we open our eyes in the morning to the minute we close them at night, we are pummeled by a relentless assault on the senses, some of it directly, most of it indirectly. Here’s the key: in our sensory-inducing... [Read more...]

Is Your Woman Out Earning You Financially?

December 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is estimated that more than 40 percent of women are now the breadwinners for the families and that the number of women who are staying home full-time has drastically decreased. In fact, many of the women who are stay at home moms, have found companies from which they can work from home and earn a rewarding living while still... [Read more...]

The Video Store: A Better Tomorrow.

December 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’re back with another John Woo classic from 1986, A Better Tomorrow. Before I dive in let me say this: skip the third in the trilogy. This is technically a two movie series since third wasn’t really A Better Tomorrow in spirit. Actually, the sequel wasn’t either since it was more action-oriented but hey, we’re talking... [Read more...]

The Top Five Distractions that Will Keep You from Your Goals in the New Year.

December 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What will prevent you from reaching your goals and living your dreams in the New Year? Rank the following and make the adjustments NOW as to deliver the best of who you are and who you can become in 2019! You That’s right. At the top of the list of the top distractions that will keep you from reaching your goals in the New... [Read more...]

Do Not Break These Five Promises in 2019.

December 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As this year closes and a new year approaches, our tendency will be to make resolutions. I do not challenge any person who makes resolutions – my goal is to help you keep them! Make it personal; promise yourself more than resolving within yourself and hold the person in the mirror accountable. Do not break these five promises... [Read more...]

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