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Thursday, February 22, 2018


NBA, Race & Sports; It’s Not 1947 Anymore.

February 22, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) ESPN recently re-aired a three-part documentary about the long rivalry between two storied NBA basketball teams, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, and their two marquee players, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, respectively. After another devastating Laker loss, this time in the 1984 finals, Laker star Magic Johnson... [Read more...]

Laura Ingraham Is Not Racist, Lebron James nor Kevin Durant are Victims.

February 20, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Is it possible that Lebron James and Kevin Durant are victims of a post-racial America? Furthermore, if America is as inherently racist as so many pro athletes claim, isn’t it pointless for minority kids to strive to be as successful as them, since “the man” is against them? Fox News host Laura Ingraham doesn’t need... [Read more...]

Essential Items You Need in Your Man Cave.

February 20, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For most men, having a space to call their own is important. In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of man caves in homes all over the world. The best part about having a man cave is that you can decorate it however you see fit. Taking some time to figure out what theme you want your man cave to have is essential.... [Read more...]

Laura Ingraham Tried To Silence Lebron James.

February 18, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I repeatedly tell people that if you listen intently for any amount of time to what others say, they will reveal their true feelings. If Black America made a practice of doing such, they would be unsurprised by the hatred that many whites spew during diatribes that drip with an elitist haughtiness aimed at maintaining centuries-old... [Read more...]

Is “The Rooney Rule” still relevant today?

February 18, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the more contentious social debates occurs regarding the subject of affirmative action. Most opposition against affirmative action often forget how 20th-century social programs (Social Security, the G.I. Bill, Great Society) benefited mostly white people and were purposefully subverted to be that way by Southern legislators... [Read more...]

NFL Is Standing On The Edge Of A Major Crisis.

February 14, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was thrilled that the Philadelphia Eagles defeated New England in Super Bowl LII. This season, however, I took a complete break from watching the NFL and, as a result, missed the game completely. While the coup de grace was the exiling of quarterback Colin Kaepernick by the NFL owners, I have to confess that this break has... [Read more...]

Entrepreneur Amit Raizada Echo Fox Investment Partners.

February 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Established in 2015 by Rick Fox, Echo Fox is an eSports franchise Echo Fox is a professional eSports organization that is currently owned by Vision Venture Partners (VVP), a California-based private firm that was formed by Rick Fox,Amit Raizada and Stratton Sclavos. Here is a quick look at each of VVP’s partners. Rick... [Read more...]

Saluting Ozzie Newsome, the godfather of black NFL front office executives.

February 10, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2017 NFL season concluded with an exciting Super Bowl LII. The Philadelphia Eagles are the NFL’s champions due to a balanced team led by Eagles head coach Doug Pederson and that was largely constructed by the Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Philadelphia Eagles, Howie Roseman. Roseman’s roster... [Read more...]

President Donald Trump, The Leader Of America’s Conservative Party.

February 9, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Donald Trump is the leader of America’s conservative party. Yet not even his allies would describe him as a conservative in the tradition of Robert Taft, Russell Kirk or William F. Buckley. In the primaries of 2016, all his rivals claimed the mantle of Mr. Conservative, Ronald Reagan. Yet Donald Trump captured... [Read more...]

When it comes to racial slurs, sports fans don’t deserve the benefit of the doubt.

February 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the NBA’s greatest strengths compared to other professional sports leagues is how close the fans are to the athletes in physical proximity. NBA fans can literally sit courtside and be within feet of some of the greatest athletes in the world as they compete on the court. The opportunity to be so close to NBA players... [Read more...]

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