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Thursday, February 11, 2016


How Many Februarys Will It Take for America to Believe Black Children Are the Future, Too?

February 3, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 1986 Whitney Houston covered the George Benson hit, The Greatest Love of All, which he originally recorded for a film biography of Muhammad Ali. Stephen Holden of The New York Times wrote that Houston’s cover gave the “message of self-worth an astounding resonance and conviction…a compelling assertion of black pride,... [Read more...]

Are We Really 250 Years Away From Closing the Achievement Gap?

February 2, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This “wait” has almost always meant “never.” … “Justice too long delayed is justice denied.” —MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL This Black History Month, in honor of Dr. King’s legacy, a mentor-friend of mine, Peter Meyer, sent me an EducationNext report that shows that the achievement gap... [Read more...]

Fathers are Becoming the “Gap In the Bookshelf” of Children.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fathers matter in the education of their children, fathers are more than just providers they are a foundation of strength to prepare children for a world of diverse challenges, temptations and pressures. If you take a father out of the lives of children there is a “Gap In The Bookshelf” of learning how to cope and deal in... [Read more...]

HBCU’s Incorporating STEAM Concepts for Career Preparation.

January 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The importance of adaptation, modification and incorporation of new educational initiatives in instruction for HBCU’s is important for their continued existence, incorporation of STEAM in HBCU’s can be seen in how instruction and R&D is changing in the classrooms of Historical Black Colleges and Universities similar to... [Read more...]

Wheaton College Exposes Intolerance By Firing Professor.

January 15, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Wheaton College is moving to fire a tenured professor, Larycia Hawkins. In educational circles becoming tenured is a really big deal.  It means that one must do something truly egregious to get fired.    So one might wonder what would sort of transgression would cause a college to fire a tenured professor.  Would the professor... [Read more...]

HBCU Students Writing & Blogging are not Rocket Science.

January 14, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The importance of writing and blogging can be seen in the creating and sharing of content that is specifically relevant to student’s developing their skills in preparation for future careers.  How writing/blogging is applied to academics can be seen in the diverse areas of research and analysis of diverse kinds of study in... [Read more...]

LinkedIn for HBCU Students.

January 12, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Competition for employment, internships, scholarships, grants and other forms of financial assistance and entrance into higher education has grown tremendously in the past years. HBCU students should understand that digital tools and resources that aid in obtaining/starting a professional career should be gained and seen as an... [Read more...]

The Most Influential African Americans in U.S. History.

January 8, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here’s to the strong African American voices that changed the course of history. From those who took a brave and dedicated stance against slavery to our first African American president, the following names are some of the influential African Americans in U.S. history. Because of these individuals, all Americans were changed... [Read more...]

African American Personal Responsibility.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today in this country African Americans want to blame everyone else for our problems instead of simply looking in the mirror. We want to blame the police for the very thing we do to each other on a much larger scale every week. We want to blame the school teachers when our children do not learn. We want to blame the white man... [Read more...]

High School Seniors – Can You Write.

January 6, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Colleges and universities will assume their new freshman class will have certain skills,  those would be reading, comprehension, mathematics and writing skills. If these skills are not up to par then students will be faced with academic challenges. This is why many HBCU’s have remedial classes that cover the diversity of weak... [Read more...]

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