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Saturday, October 25, 2014


Black Men: 4 Reasons Why White America Really Wants You To Be A Thug.

October 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Before I begin, I have a few questions. Do you think it’s a coincidence that the thug rapper is more likely to be promoted than the intelligent one?  Do you wonder why brilliant artists like Dee-1 and Immortal Technique can have millions of fans and go several years without getting a mainstream record deal? Do you ever wonder... [Read more...]

What does it mean to be a young black male living in America?

September 14, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 400 years ago Africans were taken from their homes and forced to come and build a new world and that price of their own blood, sweat, and tears.  These same Africans and their descendent s have fought so hard to rise above their expectations in this country that I am proud to say that 400 years later after being brought here... [Read more...]

5 Reasons Black Men Havent Advanced Over The Last 40 Years.

July 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) According to a recent study conducted at The University of Chicago, African American males haven’t advanced in American society one bit since 1971.   The researchers used a variety of socio-economic indicators to arrive at their conclusions, and their work has credibility, since U. Chicago is among the world’s leaders in... [Read more...]

Good Fathers Still Matter!

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fathers’ Day is probably one of the less celebrated holidays because of the pandemic impact of fatherlessness in our society. In fact, most churches will pontificate a strong thunderous message about fathers who do not father and overlook the faithfulness of the men who understand the role of a father in the lives of their... [Read more...]

Why Emotional and Spiritual Awareness are Crucial for Black Male Success.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On his March 14th appearance on the Arsenio Hall Show, Kid Cudi criticized, as he termed it, the “money, cash, hoes” hip hop of contemporary music and suggested new content for those artists to pursue. However, his critique offered something else: an alternative expression of masculinity connected with emotion and... [Read more...]

Young Black Men: They Have Their Eyes On You!

April 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Have you ever noticed someone watching you? You know it because you can almost feel it in your bones. The moment you look around and determine who it is that is watching the next question generally is why were they watching you? In my book entitled, “Life Lessons For My Sons”, Life Lesson #3 states, “Glean... [Read more...]

Consciously choosing a black woman.

April 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I used to cringe every time I heard a black woman cry about a black man they saw with someone from a different ethnic group. It used to literally make me nauseas because, to me, it assumed that just because people have the same outside wrapping means that they’re automatically supposed to be a match. The simplicity of such... [Read more...]

Yes, Is Black Manhood Slowly Being Redefined Right Up Under Our Noses?

March 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is Black Manhood Slowly Being Redefined Right Up Under Our Noses? …….or am I just some kind of romantic relic of a long gone time stuck in the past that will never ever return again? Or maybe I’m right on point with my observation speaking for those who are afraid to because they just might lose their positions on a job... [Read more...]

President Barack Obama Have You Been Your Brothers Keeper.

February 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I got a call today from CNN to discuss the new initiative launched by the White House called “My brother’s keeper.”  From what I’d gathered, the program is one that is designed to create opportunities for men of color, which I certainly appreciate.  I’ll admit that while I agree with the sentiment behind the program,... [Read more...]

Six Questions about Jordan Davis that Keep Me Up at Night.

February 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The trial of Michael Dunn was considered to be the second-coming of the George Zimmerman trial.  In both cases, a young black male was shot by an overzealous  man who somehow felt that he could get away with murder.   Also, in both cases, there is more than enough evidence to show that the shooter had a history of violence... [Read more...]

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