2018 July : ThyBlackMan

Wednesday, September 26, 2018


Mid-Terms – Everything On Deck…

July 31, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Almost a year ago, Mary and I moved from Florida to West Virginia to be closer to our parents. June 1st, my dad passed at age 90. We’ve enjoyed living in small town Trump country USA. I ate tomatoes, a cucumber and a green pepper in my salad from Mary’s tiny garden. We recently campaigned in Montana for conservative... [Read more...]

Silence Can Kill.

July 31, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Some have found peace or strength in silence. However, it seems these days that very silence has become a killer. Suicides are on the rise, and its not just the celebrities we know of…it’s the people in our neighborhood, the veteran we grew up with, and our own family members. Far too often people around us are resigning... [Read more...]

Solving The Crisis Of The Disappearing African-American Male Educator.

July 31, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are pivotal moments that serve as “forks in the road” in all of our lives. One of my most pivotal moments flowed from a conversation that I had with my dear mother regarding how I could make the best use of this never-ending gift of life. Moments after I asked my mother what did I owe my ancestors who made many untold... [Read more...]

The Black Revolution In Higher Education.

July 30, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Harlem had been Mecca for Black America since the 1920s. Fifty years later, its residents raucously insisted they be allowed to enter City College, the legendary college on their doorstep, in more than just token numbers and that Black issues and perspectives become part and parcel of what students there were taught. City College... [Read more...]

Demand, “Thou Christians,” that the NFLPA Use Part of the $90 Million to Stop the Killings!

July 30, 2018 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) According to the Associated Press in a recent story, the National Football League  Players Association (NFLPA) has entered into negotiations with NFL owners, regarding the controversy over NFL players kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem. What the NFL players have done in highlighting the issue of unjust killings... [Read more...]

Why Stepping Away From Manual Accounting is Vital For Business Growth.

July 30, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Managing a small business is stressful, time consuming and let’s not forget, inspirational. It requires determination, passion, time, undivided attention and financial backing or for most – a gamble on your savings. Plus, on top of running a business whilst trying to cover your monthly expenses (personally and professionally),... [Read more...]

The American Left’s Selective Outrage Takes Center Stage.

July 29, 2018 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Repeatedly pointing out the American left’s obvious dishonesty, hypocrisy and selective outrage seems pointless. And yet, I feel compelled to do so. For example: Fake news media created a 24/7 media firestorm over Trump’s alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels “before” he became president. Due to recordings... [Read more...]

Remembering The Meaning of Family.

July 29, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today so many of our people in the African American community have forgotten the meaning of family. The meaning that our grandmothers, grandfathers and their parents understood. Almost all of us can sit back and tell “I remember when” stories. But what are we doing to make bring the “when” of yesterday... [Read more...]

Nia Wilson’s Death; Tells Us Alot About The Non-Protecion Of Black Women.

July 29, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is strange to be able to say the following, I did not know Nia Wilson, the beautiful 18-year-old sister who was recently murdered at an Oakland BART station, yet I somehow feel that I knew her. Nia’s life came to an end this past Sunday night at the hand of John Lee Cowell, a 27-year-old white male whose crowning life achievement... [Read more...]

Countering the Black Boy Reading Crisis.

July 29, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Who should be paying attention to the Black boy reading crisis? The simple answer is everyone, but not everyone is. We tend to blithely accept that the reading crisis occurring among our Black boys is a problem for the education grouping. Yet we are constantly reminded that school administrators, educators and staff are not... [Read more...]

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