Monday, February 18, 2019


If Beale Street Could Talk; Would There Be Any Black Men Around To Listen My Friend?

January 2, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The moment that the trailer for If Beale Street Could Talk began, my spirit leapt for joy as I realized that the story unfolding on the screen was James Baldwin’s classic story of Love and Blackness in a nation that routinely seeks to stomp out the latter in a desperate to prevent the descendants of enslaved Africans from... [Read more...]

Are You a Public Speaker? Here are 5 Ways You Can Inspire Students to Learn the Right Way.

January 1, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most of us remember being bored at assemblies and speeches as children. This probably didn’t foster our own desire to become great public speakers. However, now that we have found our voices, we can employ a number of tricks to help engage kids, and change their minds about listening to adults present important information.... [Read more...]

Sometimes it’s Not the Teacher.

December 19, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are times parents must defend their children from an unjust school environment. Sometimes we can’t trust the teachers put in place to educate our kids. We must remain vigilant in making sure our children are being educated in a safe and fair environment to the best of our ability. Some of us have extremely intelligent... [Read more...]

How to write an impressive essay?

December 19, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Essay writing serves as a base for various academic milestones. Be it a scholarship, a contest or securing good marks; essay writing is everywhere. However, out of all the academic tasks, students dread essay writing the most. Whatever may be the reason behind writing an essay, students find the task pretty intense. The thoughts... [Read more...]

More Black Male Educators May Not Result In A Major Performance Boost For Black Male Students.

December 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Maybe it is due to age or experience gleaned from spending so many years studying the black male experience in American school districts. Regardless of its genesis, I can attest to being tired of half-truths transported via inept analysis that does little to impact the lagging academic performance of black males in U.S. school... [Read more...]

Racism Is Racism.

December 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) How appropriate would it be for a major publicly held American company to hire a person with a history of having publicly made the following statements and many others like them? (In the interest of brevity, I shall list only four.) “The world could get by just fine with zero black people.” “It’s kind... [Read more...]

6 Ways To Increase Your Employability.

December 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Increasing your employability is something you can do whatever level you’re at now, and whatever job you want to land. By working on your professional development you can become a more desirable hire to many different companies. Not only this, you might even find that your personal life improves, too! Working on yourself can... [Read more...]

How to Help Someone Who is Suffering from Depression.

December 5, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Depression is more common than you might think, so you might have a friend or family member who is suffering from this mental illness at this very moment. Providing your support and love can make a world of difference for someone who is depressed, especially since depression may come with an increased risk of suicide. To learn... [Read more...]

African-American Education: What Makes Sense?

November 28, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What do you think of the proposition that no black youngsters should be saved from educational rot until all can be saved? Black people cannot afford to accept such a proposition. Actions by the education establishment, black and white liberal politicians, and some civil rights organizations appear to support the proposition.... [Read more...]

Marian Wright Edelman Stepping Aside From Children’s Defense Fund.

November 23, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Marian Wright Edelman, a trailblazer, freedom fighter and champion of causes that affect the nation’s young, has announced that she’s stepping aside from the Children’s Defense Fund, an organization she founded 45 years ago. “Dear colleagues, supporters, partners and friends, after 45 years as President of the Children’s... [Read more...]

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