Friday, December 9, 2016


It’s Not Just the Death of Joe McKnight Jr.

December 6, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I admit the death of Joe McKnight Jr has me angry on multiple levels. I grew up understanding Jefferson Parish (right outside New Orleans) has not legally safe for blacks. The people have a right to be angry as it feels like another death of a black person in this country won’t be handled correctly. Authorities claimed the... [Read more...]

The Narrative That Says Being Healthy Isn’t Fun Is A Lie.

December 5, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Narratives, narratives, narratives: they’re everywhere. Politics, advertising, universities – you name it, there’s a narrative. But one of the most dangerous narratives out there right now is the one that relates to health. We’re told over and over again that being healthy is hard work and something that is only... [Read more...]

Charles Barkley & The Propped Up American Negropean Train.

November 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am not a real big fan of Charles Barkley on a very personal level because he has said very negative things about us that the racist Caucasoid man would gladly approve of. And on top of that he has shown his ultimate disdain for black women calling them “ugly” and praising a Becky that he is currently married to... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby, NBA Legend Marv Albert, Mainstream Media Loves One, Hates Other.

November 29, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week, I was watching some NBA games on TNT and one of the game’s announcers was famed broadcaster Marv Albert. He is considered by many to be one of the top announcers in all of sports history. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association... [Read more...]

PWIs = Places Where Head Football Coaching Careers Of Black Men Go To Die.

November 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last Saturday Night in a primetime college football game on ESPN (a network I personally don’t watch) The University Of Texas Football Team had just suffered one of the worst losses in the history of that program by losing in overtime to a historically basketball school in The University Of Kansas 24-21 in a game that... [Read more...]

The Business Side of Sports: Getting Involved with Management.

November 24, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s not difficult to see that black men make up a significant proportion of players in professional sports teams. However, when you look at management roles, things are very different. For example, there is a lack of coaches from ethnic minorities in professional sports. Many may be interested in the management and administration... [Read more...]

Tips for keeping your children fit and active.

November 21, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a parent, you know part of your job description is preparing your kids for life. You may be passing on wisdom about work ethic when helping your daughter with her science homework. Your knowledge of teamwork gets communicated when you cook dinner with your son. Watching a movie with the whole family demonstrates the importance... [Read more...]

Sage Steele Step Forward…

November 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) After reading and rereading Sage Steele’s Facebook post, it’s clear that the only person who struggles with diversity is her. In a meandering and often confusing message, she accused black people of rejecting diverse viewpoints. It’s an odd accusation, given that we really don’t know what her views are beyond the national... [Read more...]

Ben Simmons and The NCAA’s “One And Done” Rule.

November 13, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I read an article recently regarding Ben Simmon’s comments about The NCAA’s “one and done” rule. Here’s what he had to say about The NCAA: “The NCAA is really f—ed up,” Simmons said on “One and Done,” a documentary that aired on Showtime on November 4th. “Everybody’s making money except... [Read more...]

The Exploitation Of Black Male College Athletes By The NCAA & Their Universities.

October 13, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are very rare moments in which I watch TV just to tune in to watch a movie that interests me or a collegiate sports game When I do watch the game more closely, I can’t help but to notice that while the black athletes are playing for bragging rights and glory of these universities, The NCAA & their big universities... [Read more...]

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