Wednesday, March 20, 2019


College admissions scandal yet another example of class and racial.

March 16, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every year, millions of high school students enroll into college in America with the hope of pursuing their higher education and preparing for the careers of their dreams. There are a lot of variables that go into whether a high school student is admitted into college and two of the most important of those variables are standardized... [Read more...]

Gucci: the Killings, and the Haughtiness of Malcolm Jenkins, a 2019 McSilver Award Honoree.

March 14, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are three things, I have learned in life so far; a picture, is not always worth a thousand words, the truth matters, and the ending of a problem is always better than the beginning of one. The last saying could not be more true, when it comes to the illegitimate killings of black citizens of the United States, by police... [Read more...]

Subliminal Messages in the ROCKY Film Franchise.

March 13, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Note the ROCKY films’ phenomenal success. Why did Sylvester Stallone, who wrote and stars in these pictures, name the hero “Rocky Balboa?” Balboa was the conquistador credited with making the first permanent European settlement on the mainland of the Americas. And “Rocky” evokes “Rocky Marciano.” He beat Joe Louis,... [Read more...]

The 2018 College Racial and Gender Report Card shows issues of diversity in Sport.

March 11, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Diversity” is a key word in business. It has become a point of emphasis in several large companies and industries. There is little doubt that workplaces and companies with diverse and inclusive cultures perform and function better than those who do not. This is a message that is needed in major collegiate sports as The... [Read more...]

Sports is yet another avenue that proves the toughness and focus of black women.

March 4, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Malcolm X once said, “The most disrespected woman in America, is the black woman. The most un-protected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America, is the black woman.” Regardless of this assessment of black women, it has not stopped black women from being irreplaceable, vital components in... [Read more...]

Steve Harvey: Kaepernick, Integrity and the “Money Game.”

February 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, in thumbing through my computer to satisfy my intellectual curiosity, as I sometimes do, a video and story on the Ebony.com site caught my eye. Steve Harvey was interviewing Mo’nique and the topic of integrity came up. In an intense exchange, here is what Mo’nique said, “Before the money game, it’s called the... [Read more...]

The team that is just right for Colin Kaepernick.

February 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This has been another historic Black History Month in sports. The passing of baseball pioneers Frank Robinson and Don Newcombe allowed sports fans to reflect and learn about their outstanding careers while Brehanna Daniels made history as the first African-American female tire changer to pit in a NASCAR national series during... [Read more...]

The National Hockey League finally embracing its black history.

February 19, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is little doubt that among the four major North American professional sports leagues of the NBA, NHL, NFL, and Major League Baseball that the NHL is the least “black” in terms of its athletes. There are about 20 black players currently on NHL rosters in a sports league that gets much of its talent in predominantly... [Read more...]

Frank Robinson: Gone and should not be forgotten.

February 13, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A true sports giant was lost on February 7, 2019 with the passing of Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson. He was a man whose baseball legacy stretched several generations as he played during the 1950s through the 1970s, was a manager during the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, and worked for the front office Major League Baseball... [Read more...]

Mariano Rivera: Forever linked with Jackie Robinson and baseball history.

February 9, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Baseball has long carried the moniker of “America’s pastime” but that moniker is debatable today with the emergence of football and various other sports that are faster paced. However, the long history of baseball still holds an important place in sports and history was made earlier this year when The Baseball Writers’... [Read more...]

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