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Tuesday, December 18, 2018


The Ring: Machete Fencing From the Diaspora.

November 12, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In any culture the martial arts have played a huge part in identity and pride. The ancient Greeks and Romans had wrestling and boxing. The Japanese developed sumo which was popular among all classes but mainly practiced among the military for display to nobles. Black people have a similar relationship to the martial arts. Whether... [Read more...]

Could a NFL player pull a ‘Bill Belichick’ regarding the NFL’s Salute to Service?

November 12, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Veterans Day, which is the holiday that honors military veterans, is upon us. The month of November also means that it is time for the NFL to reemphasize their “Salute to Service” campaign. The NFL’s “Salute to Service” is “a year-round effort to Honor, Empower, and Connect our nation’s service members, veterans,... [Read more...]

What The Leftists Can Learn From The Passage Of Amendment 4.

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One needs to look no further than the frequent high-stakes omnipresent battles that Americans engage in regarding voting to garner an understanding of the power of the vote. There is little room to debate the ultimate utility of the vote for all Americans regardless of their socioeconomic status or level of politicization. It... [Read more...]

Eric Reid: Apologetically BLACK.

November 6, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Since Colin Kaepernick is not on the sidelines of an actual NFL field this season, the current NFL player who most represents what Kaepernick was pushing for in 2016 is Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid. After seemingly being blackballed by the NFL this summer by NFL teams and owners, Reid was finally signed by the Panthers... [Read more...]

How To Choose Ice Hockey Skates.

November 4, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you interested in taking up the hobby of ice hockey? Who doesn’t love watching an exciting NHL game? It shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn that playing yourself is even better and more thrilling. Just remember that you cannot run outside and begin playing without the proper equipment. You’ll need protective gear,... [Read more...]

Virginia Tech Hokies – A Must Win.

November 1, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On March 26, 2018, Tech Sideline reporter Ricky LaBlue wrote, “Virginia Tech football’s bowl streak seems to be safe for the foreseeable future.” Mr. LaBlue wrote those words knowing the Hokies lost several key starters to the NFL. He knew the Hokies would be fielding one of its least experienced defenses in several years.... [Read more...]

Yet another aspiring young basketball talent decides to bypass the NCAA system.

October 30, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the biggest stories in sports right now is the corruption being uncovered in men’s college basketball. College sports including men’s college basketball has long been known for having a broken system where some of the best college basketball recruits take money from boosters or other sources to join some college programs.... [Read more...]

Kanye West, The Conscious Community and Mr. #45.

October 28, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My only response to a recent question of why I had not written about Kanye West’s last meeting with “45” at the White House was that I could not find time to do it. Of course, that was a partial truth. A fuller version would have noted that I did not consider the event notable; in fact, I found it sad for a host of reasons... [Read more...]

University of Georgia makes the right decision in booting Adam Sasser for slurs.

October 23, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For college football programs, few things are as magnetic as the big-time quarterback recruit. Programs like USC, Michigan, Florida, and Clemson have become known for attracting some of the most talented high school quarterbacks in the nation to their campuses to make their college dreams come true. The University of Georgia... [Read more...]

In The Midst Of A Lakers-Rockets Brawl, LeBron James Solidifies That He Came To LA Mainly For His Hollywood Ventures.

October 21, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the words of Damian Lillard, “When a fight happens, you see who’s with you for real”. During Saturday night’s Lakers vs. Rockets match-up, a whole lot of reality was revealed during a fight that broke out between Rajon Rondo, of the Los Angeles Lakers, and Chris Paul, of the Houston Rockets. Irritated with the flopping... [Read more...]

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