Saturday, August 18, 2018


Solving The Crisis Of The Disappearing African-American Male Educator.

July 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are pivotal moments that serve as “forks in the road” in all of our lives. One of my most pivotal moments flowed from a conversation that I had with my dear mother regarding how I could make the best use of this never-ending gift of life. Moments after I asked my mother what did I owe my ancestors who made many untold... [Read more...]

The Black Revolution In Higher Education.

July 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Harlem had been Mecca for Black America since the 1920s. Fifty years later, its residents raucously insisted they be allowed to enter City College, the legendary college on their doorstep, in more than just token numbers and that Black issues and perspectives become part and parcel of what students there were taught. City College... [Read more...]

Countering the Black Boy Reading Crisis.

July 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Who should be paying attention to the Black boy reading crisis? The simple answer is everyone, but not everyone is. We tend to blithely accept that the reading crisis occurring among our Black boys is a problem for the education grouping. Yet we are constantly reminded that school administrators, educators and staff are not... [Read more...]

Science; Don’t Hide The Good Stuff.

July 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I firmly believe that if students, from Day One, were introduced to the enigmas at the heart of science, they would be much more likely to master the nuts and bolts. I wish that when I was a lad we were told that Rene Descartes’ X and Y coordinate system, the basis of calculus, the measuring tool of the sciences, was revealed... [Read more...]

Increase Your Chances Of Securing A Promotion.

July 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Have you got your sights set on a promotion at your place of work? If you know that someone is planning on leaving the company soon and there is a position up for grabs, you are going to need to do everything in your power to make sure that you have a great chance of being the one who gets the opportunity to shine (and a good... [Read more...]

Why It Is Crucial For Black Men To Become Teachers.

July 23, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is quite possibly no more controversial statement that can be made inside of a classroom than the following one. The worst thing to ever occur to black education was the movement to integrate American schools via the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision. The vast majority of students are shocked to hear an educator... [Read more...]

A Small Gift Can Leave A Lasting Legacy When You Invest In HBCUs.

July 23, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Earlier this year, a man named Jack Weldon Patrick passed away in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. A long-time lawyer, Patrick was remembered as a family man, an advocate for social justice, and a respected community leader. One day a check arrived by mail for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) in memory of Jack Weldon Patrick.... [Read more...]

How To Achieve Your Goals With A Life Coach.

July 21, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Like most people, we all tend to struggle to find the motivation to get out of bed every morning and push ourselves to get the most from our lives. Whether we are stuck in a dead end job, overweight or unhealthy, or struggling financially, there comes that moment where we must let go of our pride and ask for help. And while... [Read more...]

Hip Way to Teach Teens to Drive: From Father to Father.

July 18, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a father with his oldest child soon hitting the ripe age of 15, I can’t relate more to the stress of teaching your kin how to drive, especially after reading about how a man climbs 110 freeway sign and other CA traffic stories. At this time and age, our children are naturally opposed to authority. They blast rap music,... [Read more...]

Recruitment Of Black Men As Teachers, Turning into a Minstrel Show.

July 16, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I guess that the movement of school districts throughout the nation to begin scouring the nation for African-American males to populate their classrooms as teachers is at least a small admission that Black Male Teachers matter. Considering the historic resistance of any admission regarding the worth and utility of black men,... [Read more...]

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