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Tuesday, September 30, 2014


The Most Important Step to Getting Unstuck!

September 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Why is it that we ignore the truth? Or even hide from it? You had an inkling that the person wasn’t who they appeared to be, but you got involved anyway – now you feel stuck trying to get out of the relationship. You knew instinctively it was not time to buy that thing you just knew you had to have, but you wanted... [Read more...]

Is Manny Pacquiao Overrated? No Way, No How.

September 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s next fight is against American Chris Algeri on November 22. Considered the (barely) disputed pound for pound the best boxer on planet Earth next to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Pacquiao heads into that match with no stones unturned and all beefs settled.  He defended a split decision... [Read more...]

Thy Fate and Future of Black Athletes: It’s On Us.

September 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 2009, Sports Illustrated reported that 78% of NFL players file for bankruptcy or face financial hardships two years after playing their last game and that 60% of NBA players face a similar fate within five years of retirement. Black athletes are the overwhelming majority of players in both leagues. A year ago, a University... [Read more...]

Thy NFL Keeps Fumbling.

September 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am sick and tired of all the hypocrisy swirling around pro athletes and the National Football League (NFL) in particular. With all the accusation about domestic violence and child abuse consuming the NFL, I wonder why the public wants to hold athletes to a standard that they don’t want to live by. If you work in the private... [Read more...]

HBCU: Edward Waters College Students Visit Open House.

September 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Students of Edward Waters College participating in Educational Technology class where the instructor William Jackson is teaching about adapting and using new technologies for education majors, mass communication majors and even business majors. Students recently attended Open House at Venetia Elementary school in Duval County... [Read more...]

5 Reasons why women don’t want to be a Queen.

September 16, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The other day I was speaking with a friend of mine. She is a highly intelligent and articulate black educator who is single, never been married, and has no children. In the course of our conversation the topic of relationships presented itself. On many occasions she’s asked my opinion as to why it’s so hard for her to meet... [Read more...]

30 and Single: Where Have All the Good Women Gone?

September 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The thing about being a single man in your thirties is that you’re hopefully too mentally mature to date women under twenty-five but women over forty, although ideal because of their ability to be straightforward and honest about their wants and needs, may never fully trust that you possess the strength to forego temptations... [Read more...]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needs To Do Better Than Win by Decision This Weekend.

September 13, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Floyd (I’m not calling him “Money”) Mayweather Jr.’s opponent this weekend really doesn’t matter-the fact that it’s Marcos Maidana again after only four months speaks more to how the boxing game is suffering for quality matches than anything else. Back in May Mayweather won the first fight... [Read more...]

What Happens When The Woman Makes More Than The Man.

September 11, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was raised in a Caribbean American household with both parents present throughout my entire childhood; my mom, a West Indian immigrant and my dad, a New York born Southerner.  I was exposed to cultural traditions from both sides of the spectrum which all build upon my beliefs as a woman today. One memory I have as a child... [Read more...]

Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson: An Honest Face of Racism in Atlanta.

September 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A two year old email was leaked and all hell broke loose over the weekend as Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson was found to have made some racist comments in correspondence to General Manager Danny Ferry and two other members of the team’s ownership group. Levenson complained that the games were attended by too... [Read more...]

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