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Saturday, February 13, 2016


African American Personal Responsibility.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today in this country African Americans want to blame everyone else for our problems instead of simply looking in the mirror. We want to blame the police for the very thing we do to each other on a much larger scale every week. We want to blame the school teachers when our children do not learn. We want to blame the white man... [Read more...]

Pro Black: Separating Fact from fiction.

January 5, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations. ––Stokely Carmichael Over the last four decades of attrition concerning our sense of community and self-preservation,... [Read more...]

Re-visiting 2015 When President Barack Obama Used the N- word.

December 31, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Early last summer during a WTF podcast interview by Marc Maron, to illustrate a point he was making about racism, President Obama dropped the incendiary n-word (n**ger). As a result of the Charleston church killings, Obama was compelled to address the issue of racism; unfortunately, a maelstrom over his use of the n-word ensued... [Read more...]

Black Community: The Black Elephant In The Room.

December 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If the officers allegedly responsible for the death of Freddie Gray are acquitted, what will occur? The oppressed and disenfranchised of Baltimore may engage in social disturbances and meaningless destruction of property. What will these rebellious acts change? Will protest change Baltimore’s vicious and corrupt police force... [Read more...]

Deal Breakers: Relationship Behaviors That Usually Lead to Divorce.

December 23, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Marriage doesn’t work automatically. It takes work. At the same time, there comes a point when it becomes more work than it’s worth. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to end. Here are some of the behaviors that contribute to the destruction of a marriage over time. Self-Sacrifice and Deception Most people believe altruism and... [Read more...]

Has Our System Failed Our Youth?

December 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Each time I am confronted with the news of another police officer killing a black child, I find myself bracing to digest a bevy of emotions. There is a profound sadness that is immediately followed by anger and frustration which comes from losing another brilliant life too soon. As a black educator, there is an added layer of... [Read more...]

Broke Women, Bad Attitudes, Gold Diggers and Leeches.

December 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Right out of the gate, are there lazy, sorry, selfish, game-playing, immature and irresponsible African American men? Yes there are and I am not oblivious to that fact. BUT this article is not about African American men, it is about the women we encounter, the women we choose and the women who choose us. And while there are good... [Read more...]

Why African-Americans Smoke Weed: The Root of the Problem.

December 7, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am going to hit this topic hard – but hard, fair and accurately. If you smoke weed recreationally and do not like the assertions I am about to make, too bad. But I dare you to keep reading and I dare you to share this article with everyone you know. The day of denial is over and recreational use of marijuana is a detriment... [Read more...]

Black Community: Divide and Conquer.

December 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Since the Proclamation of Emancipation it has been the policy and standard practice by the American institutionalized systemic to maintain control over the Black African American community by encouraging dissent and disruption between them thus to this very day Black America is a dysfunctional and fragmented group. In politics... [Read more...]

Neo-Black Conservatism: A culture of subversion.

November 25, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Stay the course”, “be cautious”, “be patient”,” change will come eventually”, the notion that the rising tide raises all of the boats in the harbor, all of these beliefs share the same fear based, self-loathing DNA. They come from a persuasion of people who are more interested in soothing the serial fears of... [Read more...]

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