Tuesday, July 17, 2018


The Big Picture.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What we are witnessing – the attacks on affirmative action, racial gerrymandering, voter suppression – is not an attempt at mere political realignment, but wholesale societal change. And to go nuts at each new outrage is to lose sight of the big picture. Affirmative Action: The most recent attacks on affirmative action in... [Read more...]

Dying for Hearts & Likes.

July 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Suicide is at an all-time high. There seems to be a greater need for outside validation. Self image is based on how others see us verses how we see ourselves. How are we to foster self-esteem in our children when they are being taught by society that they are loved based on how much other deem them valuable. Maybe we must consider... [Read more...]

Losing Weight vs Healthy Living: What’s More Important?

July 4, 2018 by  
Filed under Health

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) OK, so let’s define the term “diet.” This simple word used to encompass everything you eat and drink. However, over time, the term diet has come to symbolize a multi-million dollar industry aimed at a quick fix for our deepest insecurities. Diets are aimed at restricting our food and beverage intake so that we can lose... [Read more...]

Three Sensible Steps to Weight Loss.

July 4, 2018 by  
Filed under Health

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In our society we are constantly inundated with information on how to lose weight. Each day it seems we are introduced to a new diet or craze or pill that’s aimed at taking the pounds off. How do we needle through this madness and find a sensible, non-invasive path to weight-loss? By keeping it simple. Most enjoyment in life... [Read more...]

5 Key Things To Remember When You’re Working Out.

July 4, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When it comes to working out, it’s often a good idea to ensure that you’re getting the most of out it. If you only ever put a bit of effort in or you’re not following the right procedures, you may find that you have wasted a work out! That can seem tough, but it’s often the case. So, if you are someone that likes to... [Read more...]

Common Skin Problems for People of Colour Suggests Where Extra Care is Needed.

July 2, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) People of colour often experience more significant skin issues. This is partly because of the darker skin complexion due to the presence of extra melanin. The melanin pigment is what creates the different colour in the skin tone, but it also can be a problem sometimes too. Let’s look at the types of common skin problems that... [Read more...]

Medical Doctors – Can You Trust Them?

June 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Can you trust your doctor? Maybe but not nearly as much as you think. But the question itself is loaded with many other questions you need to ask. Can you trust your doctor with what? To what extent? To do what? To be up to date with the best treatments, methods and medicines? To place your health up front as a priority? To... [Read more...]

If God is So Good Why Are Black People So Unhealthy?

June 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have been in ministry for some twenty-plus years. Like most African Americans, I was nurtured in the womb of the black religious experience. There is no other in institution in a black America that is so wedded to the notion of God and health than the black church. Each Sunday, our pews and pulpits are lined with parishioners... [Read more...]

Introducing King Opioid and Queen Addiction.

June 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the sparse, musty hallway of a substance abuse center, a seedy couple point to a jar stuffed with pills. And tell the patients they will do whatever it takes to keep them high and dependent on drugs. Such is the cruelty of King Opioid and his associate Queen Addiction, two hooligans hell-bent on keeping the drug crisis intact. As... [Read more...]

Fat Reduction VS Weight Loss.

June 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While it may be hard to believe, some people with a slender built have body fat that they find undesirable. Sometimes it is extremely difficult to shed this body fat without medical means. Even if you spent weeks fasting and month’s diet, the excess fat just does not seem to go away. Thankfully, there is a solution that has... [Read more...]

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