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Thursday, June 23, 2016


What Are The best mountain bikes to ride on rough terrain?

June 16, 2016 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) To fully express your love for off-road cycling, you need a bike ready to take you whenever you dare to go and perform well when the ground isn’t flat. Mountain biking is a hobby that often takes you far away from the city and allows you to enjoy unspoiled nature in all of its beauty. Of course, you can expect the terrain to... [Read more...]

GOAT Muhammad Ali – The Legacy.

June 15, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Where you been, boy?” When I heard those words in June 1966, I knew I was going to have rough time in the U.S. Navy. My immediate reply to that Petty Officer was, “Who are you calling a boy? I am a man!” I was twenty-one years old, already an angry Black man who experienced separate bathrooms, water fountains, restaurants... [Read more...]

The Mainstream Sports Industry – More Harmful Than Helpful To Black Men In America.

June 9, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I remember when I was a young black boy growing up on Jackson St. back in the 90s, I had very rarely watched any mainstream sports matches on cable TV. And when I did, I hated allowing 3-4 hours of my time being consumed on stuff that really didn’t mean much to me at all. I spent most of my time playing video games like... [Read more...]

Muhammad Ali – My Thoughts.

June 4, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I heard online that former heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali had passed away last night, I was very devastated. Muhammad Ali was not only a great athlete in the ring, but he was a great and proud unapologetic black man outside the ring. Muhammad Ali will always be one of my personal heroes because unlike many athletes... [Read more...]

Surya Bonaly: A Breath of Fresh Air Compared to This Election Cycle.

June 2, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  I was thoroughly tired of the current election cycle- specifically, of the “fact check” contradictor himself Donald Trump, who won the Republican Nomination and is now the apparent GOP standard bearer. To put that taste out of my mouth, I came across an article about the accomplishments of Surya Bonaly. This outstanding... [Read more...]

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...]

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