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Tuesday, May 24, 2016


“Did Daddy Call ?” “NO!”.

February 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Scorned women are blinded by their pain, moving away from their innate characteristic as a nurturer to become a destroyer. We have heard the stories before of women strategically using their offspring as pawns to inflict pain or extract money from the child’s father. The women who engage in such actions are not truly women,... [Read more...]

Are Black Men Suffering in Silence?

January 16, 2016 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Health, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A childhood friend called me upset and very concerned last week, a friend of her 13 year old son made plans to kill himself as a New Year’s resolution. On last Saturday my cousin and I spoke on a childhood friend of hers who had just committed suicide at 29 years of age. Of course the black community has faced suicide with... [Read more...]

The Top Five Sources That Keep Black Men Divided and What to Do About It.

November 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are black men divided? Is there really a sense of brotherhood between the six or seven million brothers in America? Is it even realistic to expect such unity, given the broad spectrum of personal philosophy, social upbringing and political moorings that define black men in America? It is daunting, but not impossible. Our unity... [Read more...]

The Top Five Mistakes in Thinking Single-Dads Make and What to Do About It.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every day it seems we hear a litany of stories over the news media about single-dads mired in conflict with the mother of their children. All too often these conflicts end up in assaults and arrests. Such negative outcomes strain the father-child relationship beyond repair and impair our ability to become better men. When we... [Read more...]

Young Black Men: The Sagging Saga.

October 4, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Sometime last month, I decided to but a new suit. It was on a Wednesday, and it was an unusually warm day in the city. The temperature was in the nineties, scorching the citizens. A fellow writer and I spent the day strolling through the streets of Brooklyn. As we crossed a busy intersection, we noticed a huge billboard displaying... [Read more...]

Better Men, Better Communities.

September 27, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am often asked why it is we as men (or our community in general) are unable to move past our individual differences and remain unified. There are no easy answers to this question. Much of it has to do with our societal conditioning as a people. What if we could change that dynamic? What if we as men could begin to see that... [Read more...]

What’s Wrong With African-American Men?

February 27, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently I wrote an article entitled What’s Wrong With African-American Women. But now it’s time for us to take a good hard look at African-American men and the problems we have. Beware guys, because if you keep reading, I am going to be hard on you – hard but fair. Why? Because you have to set the tone for... [Read more...]

No scrubs: Dressing like a man has its privileges.

January 23, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I don’t want no scrubs, A scrub is a guy who can’t get no love from me.” There is nothing sadder than seeing a man fully committed to his late 40’s wearing clothes that were designed for someone 20 years younger than him. Actually, watching him walk, or rather, shuffle down the street is a much more depressing, and... [Read more...]

S-I-M-P-OLOGY, Illogically, Be Saving Them From Accountability..And Obviously Well.

December 11, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A couple of months ago, I was a guest on a blogtalk radio show, and a Brother asked me “What can Black Men do in order to better the relationship between the Black Man and Black Woman?” My response to him was that the Simps MUST be destroyed! These simps that are mingling among the Black Man and Black Woman are detrimental... [Read more...]

How To Know The Difference Between A Black Man And A N*gger.

November 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s be clear:  There are millions of black people who’ve been taught to believe that they are n*ggers.  If you don’t believe me, just listen to the radio and count the number of times you hear I’m a n*gga in Paris.”   Of course statements like “I’m a thug n*gga,” “I’m a rich n*gga,” “ we can make... [Read more...]

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