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Monday, March 2, 2015


Ole Black Dollars Matter!

March 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The protest slogans relative to our latest struggle for justice and equity compel me to come up with a new phrase. The signs and T-Shirts emblazoned with “I Can’t Breathe!” “No Justice, No Peace!” and the latest, “Black Lives Matter,” carry connotations related to action. I often wonder what the folks who wear the... [Read more...]

Bucks to honor former HBCU and NBA star Bob Dandridge; will Hall of Fame call next?

February 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Buried beneath recent NBA headlines about All-Star Weekend and the trade deadline was a story about one of the league’s most unsung legends. The Milwaukee Bucks announced that the organization is finally going to retire jersey No. 10 worn by sweet-shooting small forward Bob Dandridge. An unheralded fourth round draft pick... [Read more...]

Marshawn Lynch; Talk To You For What… How Silence Is Golden.

February 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So what’s up folks, it’s SuperBowl Sunday and my family is well and I’m in good spirit so it’s time to break out the tablet and speak on some issues that I see that bothers me. Today’s topic ,Our Brother, Marshawn Lynch. 2 weeks before last years Superbowl I predicted that Seattle would win in a... [Read more...]

Thy Beneficial Yet Harmful Impact of Sports On The Black Community.

January 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve been debating the pros and cons of the impact of sports on the Black community with my good friend, and political commentator, Playthell Benjamin for several years now. Playthell is a huge sports fan and is of the belief that sports have been invaluable in their impact on helping to move the Black community forward. I,... [Read more...]

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson’s Message for Tea Party.

January 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I confess. With 5 minutes left in the championship game, Russell Wilson’s third interception and Seattle two touchdowns behind, I turned the channel assuming Green Bay won. Upon turning back to the game, I was shocked to see Seattle ahead by one point. Seattle ultimately won the game in overtime and is going to the Superbowl.... [Read more...]

Phil Ivey’s Success: From the Felt to the Ring.

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Known universally as the best poker player in the world, Phil Ivey is an American who has seemingly transcended the industry in which he thrives. Aside from being a master of bluffing and raking in cash, Ivey has also proved to be an adept businessman with his fingers in a lot of successful pies. Essentially, in the game of life,... [Read more...]

Comedian Bill Cosby, Tiger Woods & OJ Simpson What If They Were White?

January 6, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The year 2014 was a special one, mainly because we had a chance to see the world change right before our very eyes.  Activism was only for nerds and outcasts just a year ago, and suddenly it became popular.  Now, when I speak on college campuses, I no longer have to work hard to explain to students why they need to get involved... [Read more...]

PSA: Air Jordans, Michael Jordan needs to Speak Up on Sneaker Violence.

January 6, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While scrolling through Instagram many weeks ago, a photo of the popular fragment design x  Air Jordan 1 Retro Hi caught my attention. As I routinely do, I jumped straight to the comments to see what people were saying about Hiroshi Fujiwara’s rendition of the retro basketball sneaker. After sifting through all the emojis,... [Read more...]

Janay Rice Should Be Celebrated for Staying with NFL Ray Rice.

December 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Feminists claim that women should take more control of their lives, arguing that women are capable of making decisions about their lives and what is in their best interest without guidance from a man. But White feminists and “strong Black women” are curiously absent when it comes to defending Janay Rice’s very personal... [Read more...]

Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose Wears T-Shirt That Says I Can’t Breathe Before His Latest Game.

December 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose made one heck of a public statement by showing up to a game wearing a t-shirt with the words, “I can’t breathe” on it before a Saturday game against the Golden State Warriors.   The shirt was a tribute to the late Eric Garner, who died at the hands of the New York Police Department. Of... [Read more...]

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