Misc. : ThyBlackMan

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Can NCAA college and university leadership be trusted to get mental health programs right for athletes?

April 18, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Discussion and evaluation of mental health has become more and more mainstream in today’s society. There are numerous avenues that have focused on mental health in real life and in sports including articles, podcasts, and television shows. In athletics, there is a constant focus on the speed, agility, strength, and physical... [Read more...]

Could a New Bill Help Ease Student Loan Burden for Black Men?

April 17, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The student loan crisis in the U.S. has hit breaking point, with a total of 70% of students graduating with debt. Black students in particular have been hard-hit, since 77.7% take out federal student loans to fund college – a significantly higher figure than the national average for white students (57.5%). A new bill proposed... [Read more...]

Tiger Woods 2019 Masters Champion – One Moment In Time.

April 16, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last Sunday, on my flight back to Washington, DC, I, like millions of people all over the world, was captivated and mesmerized by the play of Tiger Woods during the final round of the 2019 U.S. Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia. As Woods tapped in his final putt to ensure his victory, there was a loud cheer that went... [Read more...]

Addicted to Minding Social Media.

April 16, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you wake up in morning how do you begin your day? Does your morning routine begin with personal hygiene care, speaking to a loved one in your home, meditation or a morning devotional? Or, does your morning routine consist of rolling over, grabbing your phone, and logging in to social media? In a time when we are focusing... [Read more...]

Tips For Planning a Florida Vacation.

April 16, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Travel/Leisure, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Florida is one of the most popular vacation destinations for people traveling in the United States, and for good reason. The Sunshine State enjoys year-round warm weather and offers visitors a number of different vacation options, from world-class beaches and beautiful natural landscapes to theme parks and historic cities like... [Read more...]

The Minstrel Show; Some ‘Black Male Collegians’ Keep Going That Route…

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I fervently believe that self-actualization is a crucial element in Black men gauging their present situation and a yet to be written future that could be filled with countless opportunities. Many life coaches and self-help books state that the most important question that must be answered is “Who are you?” I agree with others... [Read more...]

The Timeless Power of Sending Love in a Letter.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We don’t get much in our mailboxes to stir our hearts these days – in fact, the average American household only receives 10 pieces of personal mail every year. And yet, the timeless act of sending a letter to your spouse or significant other remains one of the most powerful ways to meaningfully express your love for... [Read more...]

Social Network Twitter Ain’t America.

April 15, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) An appropriately Twitteresque meme circulated recently on that platform: Write a sad story in just three words. This was an homage to Ernest Hemingway, who, challenged to write a sad story in only six words, grabbed the nearest blank paper and scrawled: “For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.” Or so the story goes. It’s... [Read more...]

Simple Things To Prepare For An Open Day.

April 15, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Marketing for a niche business is always going to be difficult and sometimes it requires you to think outside the box to know what it is to draw an audience in. For those companies who provide a service or education to their audience, one of the weirder and more amazing ideas for you to try is hosting an open day. An open day... [Read more...]

Honor View 20 Is the Best Android Phone in 2019 So Far.

April 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The goal of smartphone makers is to build a phone that’s entirely a screen. In the last two years, we have come closer to this vision with edge-to-edge screen and curved display panels. In 2019, we see a new smartphone trend called hole-punch. Recently, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor launched Honor View 20, the world’s first... [Read more...]

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