2019 July : ThyBlackMan

Wednesday, July 17, 2019


Debt Consolidation Loans: The Benefits and Risks.

July 16, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A lot of people find life difficult enough to deal with even when their finances are in good order. When debt starts adding up, it has the potential of affecting a person’s quality of life. Undeniably, some people have this knack for getting themselves too far into debt without a realistic plan on how to handle that debt.... [Read more...]

American Descendants Of Slavery; Why ‘ADOS’ Has Been Forced To Pursue Reparations Without The Aid Of Continental Africans.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The foremost blessing and the most prominent curse of being an African-American Studies Professor begin and end at the same source, my students. I have repeatedly stated on this site that I consider it a privilege to teach Black collegians for the past two decades. Considering the joy that I get from engaging, prodding, and poking... [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Family Hiking and Camping.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s time to take your family out for an adventure tour. Hiking & camping should be one of the best ways to embrace the nature and have fun with your family. Kids love camping especially. It is also a good way to build their strong mind in hiking and camping. Before going out, it is important to have a good plan and prepare... [Read more...]

Open Letter to President Donald J. Trump from a Black Republican.

July 16, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Trump, King Solomon and I went to breakfast last night and he told me to share this Bible verse with you: Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting, get understanding (Proverbs 4:7). Wisdom is simply knowledge gained through experience.  Understanding is knowing when and how to... [Read more...]

A Working Deadbeat Dad.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Everyone has heard the horror stories about the deadbeat dad who refuses to work and/or take care of his children by any reasonable means.This unfortunately is an all too true stereotype when it fits the model. Low employment rates and high unemployment, poor education and life skills, or simply being unaware of many unconventional... [Read more...]

ASAP Rocky Detained: Should We Care.

July 15, 2019 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) ASAP Rocky is sitting in a cell somewhere in Sweden. Some hip hop artists and activists are calling for his immediate release stating he’s being detained in inhumane conditions. Some argue he was harassed and defended himself in what is being labeled as assault. This has caused a bit of a fight among black people that can be... [Read more...]

Pushing Back Against Anti-Americanism In 2019.

July 15, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In response to my clarion call for citizens to push back against anti-Americanism and cultural assassins, https://bit.ly/2JGutQn several of you have asked how. Some believe the battle is already lost. Some think violent resistance is the only solution. I disagree with both mindsets. We are a Christian nation founded upon the... [Read more...]

5 Tips for Staying Safe While Riding a Bike.

July 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Bikes have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Some people like to take them out for fun, others like to race on them, while others use them to get to work each day. Even though bikes have been replaced by faster forms of transportation, they still remain heavily used, especially in the cities. If you are someone... [Read more...]

The Afrofuture Music Festival and White Ticketgate.

July 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Ent., Money, Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, there was some—let’s call it hub bub or static—about the Afrofuture music festival and a particular ticket practice. If you haven’t seen it, Afrofuture Fest was giving Black and brown festival goers a “POC Ticket” discount. Early bird was $10 and the regular ticket was $20, not including the ticket site’s... [Read more...]

Retire Wealthy By Adding An IRA To Your Portfolio.

July 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My wife and I have contributed to the 401K and ROTH Individual Retirement Account (IRA), both discussed in below recent blogs. DO YOU WANT TO JOIN THE 401K PLAN MILLIONAIRE CLUB? {KINDA OF LIKE THE MILE HIGH CLUB – BUT A LOT LONGER LASTING!} https://wealthbuildingpowers.com/2019/06/10/401k-millionaire-club/ ·        ... [Read more...]

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