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Wednesday, April 26, 2017


The Colonial Education System In America – A Harmful And Destructive Force Towards Urban Students.

April 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few months ago, The Alabama Department Of Education released the names of 75 schools in the state that they personally call “failure factories” that are failing young urban kids, especially in reading and math. Here’s my take on this topic: The one thing that I noticed about these 75 schools the ADOE calls... [Read more...]

Black Americans Falling Behind, Who is to blame really?

April 20, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a group, black Americans have made the greatest gains — over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time — of any racial group in mankind’s history. What’s the evidence? If one totaled up the earnings of black Americans and considered us as a separate nation with our own gross domestic... [Read more...]

A College Professor and more in 2017.

April 20, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Reading through a recent issue of Forbes Magazine, I came across a wonderful quote from inventor R. Buckminster Fuller. He observed: “You cannot change things by fighting existing reality: To change things you must build a new model to make the existing model obsolete.” I saw the truth and power of Fuller’s... [Read more...]

Teaching Social Media to New Generations.

April 19, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent deaths, suicides and content that is growing more and more adult and dangerous affects the thinking and actions of children and young people that are watching online content in video and multimedia. Each generation is faced with the challenges of online content that is not child, youth and teen friendly. Workshops... [Read more...]

Embrace the Elders.

April 19, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Life moves at 100 mph for so many of us. We live our daily existence on social media, and too many of us have no time for anyone, nor anything, that can’t keep up with us. We are embracing movement and want to do it our way…many believe that those which came before us are simply history, or maybe irrelevant for our time.... [Read more...]

They Can’t Lie to the One That Reads.

April 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many of us grew up hearing the phrase “Reading is Fundamental”. This is very true, and our lack of reading what we deem boring could be the reason so many have a misunderstanding of how the government works. Let’s have a moment of honesty. How many of us will get into an argument about a bill in Congress, but never actually... [Read more...]

What Do You Do Before High School Graduation 2017.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) These suggestions are to help as graduation gets closer. Graduation, an end to an educational journey from Day Care to High School. Before this momentous occasion parents need to make sure all the I’s are dotted and T’s crossed to make a smooth closure to a long journey. These are just a few suggestions from my experiences... [Read more...]

Making Our Own Way.

April 11, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I recently came across a story about a police officer that went into a Popeye’s and struck up a conversation with a young sister working there. He could pick up on her passion for nursing, but the problem was she couldn’t afford nursing it hence her current employment. The short of it was the brother started a gofundme account... [Read more...]

Black Students, Education and their peers.

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Nationally, black junior high and high school students are suspended at a rate more than three times as often as their white peers, twice as often as their Latino peers and more than 10 times as often as their Asian peers. According to former Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, the “huge disparity is not caused... [Read more...]

How to Become a Truck Driver.

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Working as a truck driver provides a living wage, a sense of purpose and the opportunity to see the country. If you are out of work or looking to change jobs, becoming a truck driver is well within your reach. Let’s take a look at how to make it happen. Start with Schooling The typical truck driver has at least a high... [Read more...]

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