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Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Don’t Call Me Caitlyn Jenner.

June 17, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Upon first hearing the rumblings that Olympic Medalist Bruce Jenner would begin the transition of becoming a woman, I brushed it off as idle gossip and media foolery.  After all, the headlines graced the covers of tabloid magazines known more for their sensationalism than for their journalistic integrity, or for their accuracy. ... [Read more...]

Rewriting the Image of Black Fathers Via the Ol NBA.

June 10, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Derrick Rose, Chris Paul and Stephen Curry are unofficial symbols for black fatherhood via the NBA, and they are repeatedly being attacked for bringing their children to the press conference podium to answer reporters’ questions. Much ado has recently been made about Stephen Curry bringing his 2-year-old precocious daughter,... [Read more...]

Ol ESPN Diminishes Arthur Ashe’s Legacy.

June 9, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Am I the only one who is thoroughly offended by ESPN giving Bruce Jenner “The Arthur Ashe Courage Award” during next month’s ESPYS award ceremony? ESPN claims to be the global TV leader in sports coverage and is owned by The Walt Disney Company.  Disney is also the parent company of ABC Television (which will air the ceremony). Disney... [Read more...]

Who Are the People Who Enjoy UpTime?

June 8, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You’re running out the door in the morning, keys in hand, briefcase filled with notes for an early morning meeting. There’s no time to wait for coffee to brew, but that doesn’t matter because you have an energy drink waiting for you. Athletes It’s time to hit the gym and you want to boost the effectiveness of your workout.... [Read more...]

Dear MVP Stephen Curry: You’re the Man, But Please Don’t Visit My High School.

June 3, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear MVP Stephen Curry, I am a Dubs fan. Always have been, always will be. I pass by Oracle Arena every day to and from work. Traffic is so bad on 880 I often get to admire, at length, the giant hanging posters adorned with your face and the gaudy playoff decorations in blue and gold. Those also happen to be the school colors... [Read more...]

The LeBron James “Success Factor”.

May 27, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I believe we can all learn a lesson by following the LeBron James “Success Factor.” He is a man with a plan and delivers on the WOW every time. His greatness is demonstrated in his ability to focus on essential goals to achieve results that many of us only dream about. Not only has LeBron worked extremely hard and long to... [Read more...]

Thy Politicized False Narrative of Income Equality.

May 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We are starting to get into the 2016 election cycle already – after all, the 24 hour news cycle has to have something upon which to pontificate. Recent polls show that the top two issues concerning Americans are the economy/jobs and terrorism – which I classify as foreign policy/national security. However, in the world of... [Read more...]

In Response to: “Shaq Was Singing And Dancing In A Turkey Suit Is This Coonery Or Good Clean Fun.”

May 8, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I appreciate Dr. Boyce presenting this article, and welcoming conversation to delve into the layer of white supremacy racism which his point envelopes. In my opinion, this is indeed an argument that needs light shed on it in order to bring about healing and change. Dr. Boyce posed the question of black men playing the role, or... [Read more...]

Shaquille O’neal Was Singing And Dancing In A Turkey Suit Is This Coonery Or Good Clean Fun.

May 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Of course the Internet is laced with people who comment on articles after simply reading the title, so I should start by saying that I’m not speaking to these people.  There are also those who will interpret an open conversation to be an accusation against Shaquille O’neal. I’m not talking to those people either. But for... [Read more...]

Huge Developments.

May 2, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s a lot going on right now. That’s true whether you’re young or elderly; politically active or not; black or white or neither; rich, poor, or in-between. There are huge developments currently in the U.S. of A. The 2015 NFL Draft is underway. This is the time of year when hope springs eternal for fans of every franchise.... [Read more...]

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