Thursday, August 16, 2018


Remember When Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Attacked Barack Obama.

February 27, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Black community wastes far too much time sharing recipes, and not nearly enough time sharing knowledge and wisdom.  We’ve been trying the grits and gravy approach for 400 years now, and where has it gotten us?  Yet, when I brought up the prospect of recognizing the need to use the most powerful organizing tool known... [Read more...]

Thinking About the Late Great Rev. Billy Graham and My Dad.

February 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I feel compelled to pay my respect to preacher Billy Graham who went home to Jesus at 99 years old. My 89 year old black dad has been a preacher for over 50 years. Dad told me how much he enjoyed watching people coming down the isles at Billy Graham crusades to receive Jesus. Dad also enjoyed hearing George Beverly Shea singing,... [Read more...]

The Black Star Project Teaching Victimhood.

February 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Suppose a white conservative Christian or a white conservative public figure said the following: “Poor black families can work hard 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the next 300 years. They will never catch up to most middle and upper-middle income white families. This system is not designed for them to catch up. In... [Read more...]

If You Don’t Have These Apps on Your Phone Yet, Download Them Today.

February 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The app revolution shows no sign of ending, but which apps should you have on your smartphone in 2018? Of course, there are more great ones than we have space to name here, but there are some that everyone needs to have. These are the apps that will save you time, keep you occupied and even help you stay on top of your finances,... [Read more...]

3 Ways to Study Smart and Absorb More Information.

February 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Odds are you’ve heard that it is better to ‘study smart’ than ‘study hard’ – and that much is certainly true. The idea is that by studying smart you should absorb more information in a shorter duration, which is definitely something worth aiming for. However most people don’t fully understand how to study smart,... [Read more...]

Marvel’s Black Panther & Pan-Africanism With A Twist.

February 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Considering my occupation as an African-American Studies professor, frequent discussions over Pan-Africanism are to be expected. However, the assertion that Pan-Africanist issues have taken a prominent place in the forefront of my mind is not rhetoric as I have just emerged from a full week of lecturing about Marcus Garvey and... [Read more...]

Democrats, Let’s Redraw The State’s Congressional Districts.

February 26, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Democrats believe in democracy. As long as elections return Democratic majorities. Today the Democratic Party is going to court to avoid losing legislative districts. If only purely objective, independent judges draw the lines, all will be well. The Democrats’ concern for fairness is oddly convenient. While they controlled... [Read more...]

4 Percent Of The Population Love Guns More Than Life!

February 26, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We woke up the morning after the Douglas High School tragedy hearing that 95 percent of the American people support stronger background checks before one can buy guns. That sounds like a no brainer because only 4 percent of the people oppose these checks. That leads one to believe that most of the Senators and Representatives... [Read more...]

Multiracial Youth Coalition Working As One.

February 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One cannot help but be riveted by the outstanding response from the young survivors of the carnage at in Parkland, Florida, and their absolute audacity in confronting both Florida legislators and the President with their frustration at the absence of common sense gun control.  During a CNN Town Hall, student Cameron Kasky... [Read more...]

A Beginner’s Golf Equipment Guide.

February 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a beginner in a new sport, you are often inundated with different pieces of golf equipment that are an essential item you need to purchase before you can start playing at your nearest course. With so many different brands, colours, shapes, sizes, balls and tees to consider, it can easily become overwhelming when all you want... [Read more...]

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