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Monday, August 31, 2015


What Can Blacks Learn From Animal Rights Groups & Michael Vick?

August 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let me begin by giving a round of applause to the Pittsburg Steelers for signing my main man Michael Vick to their organization. I’m so excited about this season! Now, while strolling on Facebook a few minutes ago I quickly realized that several animal rights groups in Pittsburg are not only upset but are returning donated... [Read more...]

No Justice for Jonathan Ferrell: Mistrial Declared in Officer’s Trial Accused of Killing FAMU Football Player.

August 25, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It has happened again. The justice system has failed Black America again. A mistrial was declared in the case against former Charlotte-Mecklenberg police officer Randall “Wes” Kerrick. Kerrick was accused in the deadly police shooting of former FAMU football player Jonathan Ferrell back in 2013. Ferrell got into a car accident... [Read more...]

Black NFL Athletes: Don’t Read the Media Playbook.

August 13, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Aldon Smith. Jabari Price. Dion Jordan. Antonio Gates. Josh Gordon. Ace Sanders. What do all of these names have in common? They’re all National Football League players who have either been suspended or outright released from the teams they play for. Yes, they’re all black and yes, they’re all young. At first these two... [Read more...]

Early blows for Arsenal, Chelsea as Premier League kicks off.

August 13, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Premier League is known the world over for drama and excitement. This weekend’s opening fixtures did not disappoint, giving some indication of just how competitive the title race might be. All the pre-season talk was about who might challenge the might of Chelsea, who romped home to the title last season. Many of the pundits... [Read more...]

Fake It Till You Make It: How to Act Like a Seasoned Soccer Fan.

August 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Soccer is enjoying a real surge in interest amongst American viewers and there are a number of high-profile international players from the top leagues around the world, who have come to the U.S in recent seasons. Although a sprinkling of overseas stars is nothing new, for those of us old enough to remember when arguably the greatest... [Read more...]

Vin Baker blew $100 million, now working at Starbucks.

July 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If there is any story on this blog that you’re going to grow tired of reading, it’s the one about the former NBA or NFL athlete who is now broke and living with his mama.  These stories are everywhere, and it has people wondering if the Harvard-educated financial managers being employed by professional sports leagues are... [Read more...]

My Truth about Floyd Mayweather Jr. Gym, TMT, Negative Media and US.

July 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Replacing negative media with positive media!!! For years, I have personally watched Mr. Floyd Mayweather Jr. career from when he fought in the Olympics to his last fight. Let me start a little from the beginning; be patient with me please as I embark on a long road travel. Meaning, how easy is it to express one’s thought... [Read more...]

Responding To NY Times Racist Attack On Serena Williams.

July 17, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ever get the feeling that you are trapped in one of those never ending Greek myths? You know, like the one where the Heracles (better known by the Roman rip-off name,”Hercules”) has to fight Anteas, the giant son of Mother Earth who derived his strength from contact with the earth. Whenever Heracles threw the giant down,... [Read more...]

Don’t Call Me Caitlyn Jenner.

June 17, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Upon first hearing the rumblings that Olympic Medalist Bruce Jenner would begin the transition of becoming a woman, I brushed it off as idle gossip and media foolery.  After all, the headlines graced the covers of tabloid magazines known more for their sensationalism than for their journalistic integrity, or for their accuracy. ... [Read more...]

Rewriting the Image of Black Fathers Via the Ol NBA.

June 10, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Derrick Rose, Chris Paul and Stephen Curry are unofficial symbols for black fatherhood via the NBA, and they are repeatedly being attacked for bringing their children to the press conference podium to answer reporters’ questions. Much ado has recently been made about Stephen Curry bringing his 2-year-old precocious daughter,... [Read more...]

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