Sunday, December 11, 2016


Are you Man Enough?

October 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We, as a culture, both male and female, tend to have a biased approach to raising our boys by restricting them to a narrowly defined “boys must be boys” mentality. In conditioning young boys to repress the full expression of their humanity, they begin to separate their hearts from their heads, losing touch with their... [Read more...]

Black Relationship Goals: Marriage Or A Wedding?

October 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today’s relationships seem to be so much different from what many of us saw from our parents and grandparents. Our new found “freedom” and “Success” seems to have switched our priorities from unity, family and community building, to independence, instant gratification and materialism. We want everything... [Read more...]

A Challenge to the 21st Century Black Man!

October 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Now, guys, before  you get  your boxers in a wad, allow me to give you a brief synopsis of this experiment. It was created solely for Black  Men. Moreover, its purpose is to help you become the person you can aspire to, despite your  circumstances. Now brothas without further interruption, here is my challenge to you. 1.... [Read more...]

Father or Sperm Donor – Which Are You?

October 17, 2016 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Chinua Achebe, “We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own.” Fathers unless you have your house in order do not complain or ridicule your brother’s house. The Igbo, always practical, put it concretely in their proverb: Onye ji onye n’ani ji onwe ya: “He who will hold another down... [Read more...]

Fall In Love With Reality Not Potential.

October 11, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the biggest mistakes people of color make pertaining to dating and relationships is our tendency to date a person’s potential over the reality of who they are. Disappointment is the result or the effect of not believing a person’s actions the first time. The disappointment is really an illusion. Disillusionment... [Read more...]

The Black Family: Where The Real Revolution Begins.

October 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was blessed to grow up in a two parent household where my parents; where and still are until this day, my biggest heroes.  I also have an army of aunts and uncles that for the most part all have families of their own. Some of the happiest times in my life where all based around my family. Holiday dinners, family trips, weddings,... [Read more...]

Measure Of A Man.

October 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What makes a man a man? I am sure that many woman and men alike have pondered this question since the beginning of time and will continue to until the end of it, if the question is not answered. Well, here is what I think a man is. I believe that being a man goes much deeper than just one day being the person in the house that... [Read more...]

Fighting The Criminalization of Black Students.

October 9, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My personal opinions from my observation and experiences as a parent, educator and community activist. I’m not referencing to specific organizations or people. Providing an insight into the situations and circumstances of people of color and culture and to encourage positive change and education. Malcolm X, “To have once... [Read more...]

Sexual Health for Singles: Helpful Hints for Having the Sexual History Conversation.

October 7, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unless two people are absolute virgins when they meet, they should sit still for a few minutes and have “the conversation” prior to hopping into bed together. It’s not a pleasant thing to think about, but facts are facts, and STDs are commoner than you might think. If you’re going to engage in adult behavior,... [Read more...]

It’s a Man Thing.

October 6, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Over the length and breadth of this land there are many black men who inspire youth. They are professional athletes, musicians, entrepreneurs, and even to those of us who punch the clock every day. Believe it or not, youngins don’t just want to be rich, they aspire to be as resilient in their quest for success as we are. So,... [Read more...]

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