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Thursday, July 24, 2014


Why are Black Men Failing in School While Black Female Achievement is at a Record High?

July 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black women are currently attending universities at historically high rates.  While such achievements must be applauded, it brings to light a blaring inconsistency between the level of black male achievement to black female achievement from the same socio-economic backgrounds.  Why are black women attending universities at... [Read more...]

HBCU’s and the Diversification for STEAM.

June 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) HBCU’s have always been involved in STEM and STEAM, the paradigm of change is  from the 19th century to 21st century integration and application.” William Jackson Adjunct Instructor Edward Waters College HBCU’s like Edward Waters College are empowering their students with new concentrations in educational disciplines that... [Read more...]

60 Years after Brown — Segregated Schools Still A Fact, But They Don’t Have to be Bad Schools.

May 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Much was made about the UCLA Civil Rights Project study released on the eve of the sixtieth anniversary May 17 commemorative celebrations of the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown versus Board of Education school desegregation decision. The study found that the legions of school districts in the South, West and North are more segregated... [Read more...]

Crisis in Education.

April 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We may as well call it “Edu-pay-tion,” as far as many prospective students are concerned. The cost of a college degree has risen 1120% since 1978, but wages have increased a mere 6% during that same period. The national collective college debt is more than $1 trillion! We have college grads mired in $29,000 of debt, on average,... [Read more...]

AKA 2014 Youth Summit: A Success In Learning?.

April 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The summit to educate, encourage and engage over several hundred youth attending the “Talk It Out” Summit was an overwhelming success in Jacksonville, Florida.   Building of leaders is what Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Gamma Rho Omega Chapter, Inc. does well in its national and international sorority. Alpha Kappa Alpha’s... [Read more...]

Empowering Our Youth for a Brighter Tomorrow.

March 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. of Gamma Rho Omega Chapter, Inc. Provided a powerful summit for youth and teens that invited talented speakers in education, community activism and business leaders to share their knowledge and experiences with the teens and youth in attendance. Having the opportunity to speak at the recent leadership... [Read more...]

Empowering Girls Empowers The World in the 21st Century.

March 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Speaking and presenting at workshops, conferences and seminars nationwide, helping to contribute to the growing knowledge of using technology responsibly, building knowledge in Social Media in marketing and branding, preventing Bullying/Cyberbullying. Girls and  young women have a world of potential as never before. The elements... [Read more...]

Part 3: The Value of HBCU’s.

March 1, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This series on HBCU’s prompted a two-hour long discussion on the Carl Nelson Show in Washington, D.C. (WOL-1450). As the invited guest, I had the opportunity to deal with the issue of whether we value HBCU’s enough to help save them. On the very next day St. Augustine College, in Raleigh, NC, was said to be in dire financial... [Read more...]

Part 2; The Value of HBCU’s…

February 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With specific emphasis on Howard University, let’s consider a few solutions to the challenges HBCU’s face. There are some who say HBCU’s are irrelevant and no longer necessary because we are living in a “post-racial” society, mainly because a Black man was elected President by a majority of white people. What do you... [Read more...]

Tiger Mom: Yes, Black Americans are screwed, but she’s wrong about by whom.

February 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve been fortunate to be married for 24 years to an extraordinary Jamaican woman named Angela. She’s done a phenomenal job raising our two daughters, Aubrey and Austen, and over the past two years has been exceptional in counseling and mentoring our Chinese exchange student, Wangying Lin. So perhaps it’s understandable... [Read more...]

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