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Sunday, February 1, 2015


Yes, Writing is Fundamental.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The dominance of social media and our never-ending thirst for faster ways to communicate have relegated many of our people to a 140-character mentality, a nano-second way of thinking, and new ways of saying old things. Using letters instead of words to express ourselves, i.e. LMAO, OMG, SRS, SMH, has propelled us into an esoteric... [Read more...]

Disruptive innovation in healthcare.

January 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you’re working toward your MBA in health management, chances are good that you want to affect change in what has become a struggling industry. You are also likely aware of the hurdles associated with curing the current healthcare crisis. With 11 billion dollars wasted annually by hospitals, it will take unparalleled creativity... [Read more...]

For Our Children – Five Ways that College Students Ruin Their Lives.

January 16, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve taught thousands of students on five college campuses over the last 21 years.  I’ve seen the very best, and the very worst.  Some of my students have gone on to earn millions on Wall Street, and some of them are dead.  College can produce more outcomes than one can possibly imagine, and not all of them are good. So,... [Read more...]

Why is it important for me to get a college Education?

January 15, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The other day, I ran into an older adult woman who used to work at my old elementary school.  She quickly came up to me and said “Wow, I expected you to be gone by now!”.   I later realized that what this lady meant by “gone” was that she expected me to be in jail,  or probably dead by now.  For the... [Read more...]

HBCU’s; Is President Barack Obama Trying to Kill Black Colleges?

January 15, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is Barack Obama, the nation’s first African American president, trying to kill Historically Black Colleges and Universities? If he’s not, he’s going to have a difficult time convincing HBCU presidents, trustees and alumni. Surprisingly, Obama has become their worst nightmare. Neither Obama, the First Lady, the Secretary... [Read more...]

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  
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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...]

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