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Friday, March 6, 2015


Yes, Advocating for HBCUs.

March 5, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Several blog postings ago, I promised to share my thoughts about what I believe HBCU alumni can do to support their alma mater. As we enter 2015, a year filled with unlimited possibilities, today seems like an excellent time to discuss how we can support in a more comprehensive manner the institutions that helped make many black... [Read more...]

Top 10 Career Areas Students Want to Be In.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Even if you are still studying, it is definitely a good thing if you already know your career pathway. Where do you see yourself after graduation? What kind of career you want to have? As millions of students are about to graduate this, many want to know the top career areas students want to be in. Based on the data provided... [Read more...]

Effective Ideas to Help You Come Up with a Really Great Essay.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you’re provided with an open-ended essay topic, you may feel like it’s not necessarily a good thing. After all, essays that have specific titles and parameters at least give you something to go on. Many people spend so long procrastinating over the topic and title of an essay, that they end up producing rush essays that... [Read more...]

More Evidence of Ole Obama’s Hostility Toward HBCU’s.

February 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As if we needed any more evidence, President Obama’s recent meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus revealed a deep-seated hostility toward the plight of struggling Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). According to Lauren Victoria Burke’s Black Caucus blog, CrewOf42.com, “President Obama... [Read more...]

HBCU Students Are You Building Global Tech Skills.

February 10, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Where you’ll be tomorrow is a result of the choices that you make today.” Lolita Harrison The goal to be successful must start with a quality education, collaborated with planned networking opportunities that build relationships, a vision for the path which you want to take not just while attending an HBCU, but  what... [Read more...]

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  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

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...]

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