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Sunday, December 21, 2014


Increasing Numbers of College Students Drink.

November 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For many people, drinking alcohol and going to college simply go hand-in-hand. But the harsh reality is that established drinking habits mixed with the college environment could be a recipe for disaster. Some say the stats surrounding the increasing number of college students who drink are frightening.  Let’s take a look at... [Read more...]

Sports Politics; The New Fab Five.

October 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most of you who know me personally know that I love sports. Especially Basketball, Boxing and Football college or professional, day or night that’s my thing. I love sports because of its purity, meaning that if you are better you will win. Which is why mostly all of us hate refs. But this is about something else. This is... [Read more...]

Ok, Here’s How To Study If You Want To Make Straight As In College.

October 27, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Some people think that getting through college is difficult, and some think it’s easy.  Even more of a mystery is how to get through college with good grades.  Personally, I made horrible grades in high school and didn’t think I was prepared for college.  However, I realized that when I followed a few simple rules, college... [Read more...]

For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline Is in Higher Gear Than Ever.

October 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America’s public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar is the even more wildly disproportionate number of black students who are arrested on high school and even elementary school campuses... [Read more...]

Reading….. It’s Revolutionary.

October 14, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our struggle as Black Americans has been well documented by numerous historians, theologians, scholars, journalist as well as our ancestors who were in the unfortunate position of being in the ultimate form of bondage. During this period  atrocities such as, raping of our women, castrations, public lynching for “entertainment”... [Read more...]

Anthony Bowen, Syphax, and Amidon. Gentrification in D.C.

October 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you get the chance to visit Washington D.C. and you happen to be anywhere near Southwest Wharf or Nationals Stadium, you will find amongst the natives remains of what was once an educational triangle for Black children for over 40 years. Hidden behind new age High priced high rise apartments sits James Creek Community. A lower... [Read more...]

Crisis in America: Lack of Black Male Teachers.

October 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Think back to your K-12 educational experience…Now answer this: How many of your teachers were African American male? If you had to think about it too long you probably had few; if any. That’s because less than 2% of American teachers are Black males according to the U S Department of Education. It is not unusual to see a... [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...]

A Fathers Engagement is Important in Schools.

September 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fathers across this nation want the best for their children; the best education is in the fore-front of many fathers minds. Early preparation is important so encouraging education early is one of the keys to successful academic stability and consistency in children. Quote: “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could... [Read more...]

SWAG in the Black Male College Explorers Program.

July 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This summer the Black Male College Explorers Program was hosted by Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida. The 5 week BMCEP program is an academic and mentoring program for At-Risk Black male students in Duval County Public Schools. The STEAM instructor in the area of Engineering; William Jackson a teacher with Duval... [Read more...]

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