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Thursday, April 24, 2014


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...]

Yes, The Value of HBCU’s Part One.

February 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent New York Times article, Hard Times at Howard, written by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, was indeed riveting and definitely an attention grabber. It conjured up memories of October 15, 2003, when I sat in a Winston-Salem, North Carolina sanctuary and listened as forty Black church leaders and Black college presidents publicly... [Read more...]

Black Students Explain Why Ucla Is Not A Very Good Law School…

February 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The students at UCLA have been frustrated for decades.  I’ve seen no less than three campaigns or racially-charged incidents  come out of the school over the last three years, and it appears that the campus is determined to remain in denial regarding their commitment to creating an environment that is welcoming to students... [Read more...]

Black Students Protest the Univ. of Michigan’s Cotton Club Mentality.

January 22, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The black students at The University of Michigan are in the fight of their lives.  They are demanding that the university end a long reign of racial discrimination by allowing more African American students, hiring more black faculty members and allowing for a more diverse learning experience. The students are speaking directly... [Read more...]

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