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Saturday, May 28, 2016


How The NCAA and their institutions help perpectuate the racial steteotype of black male criminality in America.

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Just a week ago two black Alabama Football players were arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana. And then two weeks ago, four Auburn football players were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. When I read the story online, the first thought that came to my mind was, “These... [Read more...]

The Illogical Transgender Argument.

April 27, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What would you think if famed Hall of Fame NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who stands 7’2, claimed to be five foot tall? What would you think if South African president, Jacob Zuma claimed to be president of the U.S.? What would you think if I told you the Washington Wizards of the NBA was currently playing in the playoffs... [Read more...]

NBA Steph Curry Talks about His Faith and Family Values All the Time. Deal With It.

April 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What do these four people all have in common: Wardell Stephen “Steph” Curry, II, better known as Steph Curry, Ayesha Alexander Curry, Carvin Haggins and BriaMarie? Yes, they are all involved in entertainment at the highest levels. Yes, they all have achieved some measure of success within the industry. Yes, they are all Black.... [Read more...]

The Sports Industry – The Ultimate Plantation In America.

April 14, 2016 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I was a kid back in the day, I didn’t watch very much sports on cable TV (and still don’t to this day) because I actually played PE sports like kickball (my favorite sport), flag football, tug of war, played sports video games, and I even played baseball in front of my old house on Jackson St. I was one of the... [Read more...]

NFL Coaching Carousel; Quadruple Standards.

March 30, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Throughout this communique, I invite all of you to co-explore some of the issues profiled within and come to your own conclusions.  In January, 2016, The Buffalo Bills hired Ed Reed the former Baltimore Ravens safety who during his playing career was an All-Universe, All-Pro, oh, what the heck; just about All-Everything defensive... [Read more...]

March Madness 2016 – The NCAA’s Biggest Postseason Exploitation Machine.

March 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) very March, people in The US create brackets, place bets on winning teams, picking teams, and winning money while watching March Madness. But The NCAA on the other hand is making millions and billions from ad revenue for a 30 second ads and in fact, they extract over a billion dollars each year from the black community that is... [Read more...]

How The Sports Lottery Is Destroying The Futures Of Young Black Men In America.

March 24, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no secret when a young black boy these days is asked what he wants to do or who he wants to be when he grows up, many of them would say things like I wanna be “The Next Lebron James or Calvin Johnson” or “I always dreamed of playing in The NFL“. The issue with young black men who have that mindset... [Read more...]

A Man’s Survival Guide During The NFL Off-Season.

March 15, 2016 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For NFL fans, the Super Bowl is a bittersweet moment. Yes, it’s the biggest game in the sport you love, but it also signals something. It signals the end of the current season, and months until things start up again. Many men spend this time in tears curled up in a ball. But, it doesn’t have to be like this. Check out this... [Read more...]

Graduation Bias in the NCAA.

February 1, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Over the past two decades, the role of black undergraduate competitors in university sports has changed dramatically. Ordinarily, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) promotes school athletic ventures as open doors for underprivileged minorities and inner city youth to complete a college degree when they might... [Read more...]

Why We Should Celebrate Cam Newton.

January 29, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Cameron Newton has won the NFC Championship. He is the MVP of the National Football League. He, and the Carolina Panthers, are headed to the BIG GAME…the Super Bowl; what makes it all the more special is its Super Bowl 50.  Everything seems to be going great for Mr. Cam Newton, and we have every reason to celebrate this athlete.... [Read more...]

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