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Wednesday, May 4, 2016


African Americans and Political Insanity!

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again – expecting different results. The question is, are African Americans as a people insane? It is a legitimate question, and one that deserves an answer. As a result of the 2008 Great Recession, the African American(AA) unemployment rate rose and topped out in March of... [Read more...]

Great Hobbies for Your Downtime.

May 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For some weird reason, we have become a culture that only values productivity and passion when it is applied to our employment. When we aren’t at work, we’re supposed to relax and try to be as sedentary as possible. This causes many of us to feel a little bit like Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. We’re one person at work and when we’re... [Read more...]

Connected Cars: Will Our Wheels Really Be Able to Think and Act for Us?

May 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Technology has given us a world we once thought was impossible, and it continues to expand into new areas of our lives. The future is approaching rapidly, and with it comes a new generation of automobiles that can communicate with each other, drive and park for their owners, avoid heavy traffic, brake to prevent an accident,... [Read more...]

Correcting Others: Right, Responsibility or Judging?

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Clearly you hear many people quote where the Bible says “judged not lest ye be judged” from Matthew 7:1 but it is not that simple. People usually cut it off at that and ignore the next verse. Verse 2 explains that judging in the wrong way is wrong and has consequences.  His point is not to judge hypocritically because... [Read more...]

Students’ Build Your Brand and Reputation and Protect It.

May 1, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” William Butler Yeats Student’s Build Your Brand and Reputation and Protect It The story of Laremy Tunsil is a strong lesson to middle and high school youth that their Social Media content can influence their future. The mistakes of the past can... [Read more...]

What I Learned from Bar Camp at #OrlandoTech Week.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Participating in my first #OrlandoTech Week was a fun, exciting, awesome and overwhelming experience, even though I have been involved in technology for quite a few years there is always an excitement meeting people with diverse skills related to technology that are not in the education field. The beauty is that what I learn... [Read more...]

African Americans, Know Thyself.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many of us point to the accomplishments and contributions of ancient African science and philosophy as proving the worth of African peoples and as reasons for us to be treated equally. Others of us see these things as the rationale for us to take pride in our African heritage, and as a spur for us to go out and develop our own... [Read more...]

What I Learned from WordCamp Jacksonville #WCJAX.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) WordCamp conferences are more than talking about one of the best web development applications there is. The ability to build web content that represents the diversity of the human spirit and passions that we have creating a dynamic web presence that builds relationships and gives people a voice. From traditional text blogs to... [Read more...]

Buckle Up in the Backseat: Uber Tips and Tricks for Wise Riders.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Uber often sends targeted advertising to customers ahead of weekends and holidays — if you’re headed to a party, they hope you will remember to use Uber. What they fail to mention in those advertisements is that they charge “surge” prices at such high-demand times. Uber may be within its rights charging... [Read more...]

The Illogical Transgender Argument.

April 27, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What would you think if famed Hall of Fame NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who stands 7’2, claimed to be five foot tall? What would you think if South African president, Jacob Zuma claimed to be president of the U.S.? What would you think if I told you the Washington Wizards of the NBA was currently playing in the playoffs... [Read more...]

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