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Monday, April 23, 2018


Betsy DeVos Abandons Student Loan Borrowers, Yet Continue Cuddling Corporate America.

March 5, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For the 44 million American consumers who struggle with a still-growing student loan debt of $1.4 trillion, the problems wrought by debt collectors and loan servicers is a nagging problem. Servicer changes and errors, unexplained fees that worsen the debt and difficulty in securing income-based repayment plans are all painfully... [Read more...]

Student Loan Debt Crisis, Is A Civil Rights Issue!

March 5, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From attacks on voting rights to police killings of unarmed civilians and growing inequities in earnings and wealth, the civil rights gains of the past six decades are facing threat after threat. But one front in the fight for full equality—meaningful access to higher education—is particularly urgent. With 65 percent of... [Read more...]

Black Male Students; Only A Fool Allows His Enemy To Educate His Children. (Part 1)

March 3, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I already realize that those who know me well will state that I am biased in regards to speaking about the enormous utility of education in on-going efforts to uplift African-American males out of what most would agree is a death spiral that has already extinguished too many bright futures and much-needed contributions to society.... [Read more...]

Logistics On Making Our Schools Safer; The Easy “How To”.

March 3, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Now to the logistics for making our schools safer. Arm select teachers and administrators who have previous law enforcement or military experience. Clearly the school ROTC instructor does. Require 10% of new hire applicants to have previous backgrounds in law enforcement or military experience. Because they likely have guns... [Read more...]

Black Male Students Embrace Education, That Has Been Gifted From Our Ancestors.

March 2, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are moments in life where things become so obvious that they are in a word, painful. Some time back, the African-American Library (the Edgar M. Gregory School in Houston, Texas) issued an invitation for me to address Malcolm X’s timeless speech, The Ballot or the Bullet. I graciously accepted the invitation and looked... [Read more...]

3 Ways to Study Smart and Absorb More Information.

February 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Odds are you’ve heard that it is better to ‘study smart’ than ‘study hard’ – and that much is certainly true. The idea is that by studying smart you should absorb more information in a shorter duration, which is definitely something worth aiming for. However most people don’t fully understand how to study smart,... [Read more...]

Multiracial Youth Coalition Working As One.

February 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One cannot help but be riveted by the outstanding response from the young survivors of the carnage at in Parkland, Florida, and their absolute audacity in confronting both Florida legislators and the President with their frustration at the absence of common sense gun control.  During a CNN Town Hall, student Cameron Kasky... [Read more...]

Arm The School Teachers.

February 25, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As both a former detective and firearms instructor I can say from experience regarding the school shootings, part of the solution is arming the teachers and administrators – strategically some of them. I agree with Trump. Most of those who disagree either fear guns or don’t know squat about public safety. Nobody... [Read more...]

Florida Shooting: False Flag & The Whole Truth.

February 23, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I do not think the Florida shooting is a Hoax. But I do see evidence of it being a false flag. And in a False Flag event lives seen as collateral can be lost. Everything that needed to be overlooked for this to happen was conveniently overlooked – from Face book to the FBI to Social Services to neighbors seeing him with... [Read more...]

Every HBCU Student Has A Story.

February 22, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) After watching the PBS program  “Tell Them We Are Rising” about the rise of HBCU institutions and their historical significance. Thousands of HBCU students have a story to share, their experiences are unique to each person from background life experiences, personal goals and dreams. Family aspirations and cultural connections.... [Read more...]

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