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Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Mind-blowing news regarding NCAA athletes.

December 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The National Collegiate Athletic Association, mostly known as the NCAA, is the governing organization that administers intercollegiate athletics. Because college sports has become bigger and more popular than ever before, the NCAA has drawn criticism and attention for numerous reasons. Major college football programs continue... [Read more...]

African Male Athletes Are The Biggest Victims Of The NCAA’s Exploitative Parasitic Capitalist Machine.

December 5, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, the college football playoff committee decided on the four teams that fight every year for a piece of the parasitic capitalist pie in the form of parasitic corporate sponsors, team revenue, ticket sales, etc. Since its inception in 2014, the college football playoffs have generated approximately $500 million dollars... [Read more...]

Kevin Durant’s racial honesty.

December 4, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Race is arguably the most “controversial” topic in America. Because of America’s long history of turning race, which is a social construct, into something that isn’t “real” into something important from a financial, social, and mental standpoint, it remains “controversial” to many people. Many people believe... [Read more...]

Lavar Ball: Good Or Bad For Black Fathers?

November 24, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The detention of LiAngelo Ball and his two UCLA basketball teammates and Donald Trump’s tout of his role in getting them released dominated the news cycle for days. But there is another issue that their detention quietly, but just as troublesomely, rammed to the surface. That is the issue of just what is a good or bad black... [Read more...]

Body shaming also happens to world’s best athletes.

November 21, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Fat-shaming” is “unkind and usually public criticism of someone for being overweight”. There is no exact date when fat-shaming started but there is a chance that the practice of fat-shaming is as old as humankind itself because of the human tendency to compare. The explosion of social media platforms like Facebook and... [Read more...]

Jerry Jones is Morally Bankrupt.

November 19, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve never been a Dallas Cowboys fan; I don’t like the culture of the team at all. However, I loathe the Cowboys in large part due to the fact that I feel owner is morally bankrupt. It’s okay for the Cowboys to do everything they can think of in the streets as long as its not taking a stance against injustice. This situation... [Read more...]

NASCAR still fighting against anti-black perceptions.

November 19, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR, is the most important racing entity in America. Although stock car auto racing isn’t quite as popular as team sports like football and basketball, it has a dedicated fan base. NASCAR has had some recent struggles over the years as TV viewership is falling and race... [Read more...]

GQ Magazine Citizen of the Year; Colin Kaepernick Is No Muhammad Ali.

November 17, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) GQ magazine named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its 2017 “Citizen of the Year.” In doing so, GQ overlooked NFL Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt, who raised some $37 million for hurricane relief. Many of Kaepernick’s supporters liken his protest to that of boxer Muhammad Ali, who refused to be inducted... [Read more...]

No Papa John’s Here.

November 17, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The works is a pretty decent pizza, when jalapenos and extra cheese is added, and I’ve ordered such in the past with no thought. Papa John’s began to agitate me when they took a fighting stance against any policy that would better life for their employees. They don’t want to raise minimum wage, and the Affordable Cares... [Read more...]

Before LiAngelo Ball There Was Me.

November 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The first thought I had when news broke about the alleged store thefts in China by UCLA freshman basketball player LiAngelo Ball and two teammates was not about him or them, but me. Apart from the alleged thefts happening in a foreign country and the space of decades in time, it was almost a carbon copy of the situation I faced... [Read more...]

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