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The 2018 College Racial and Gender Report Card shows issues of diversity in Sport.

March 11, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Diversity” is a key word in business. It has become a point of emphasis in several large companies and industries. There is little doubt that workplaces and companies with diverse and inclusive cultures perform and function better than those who do not. This is a message that is needed in major collegiate sports as The... [Read more...]

Sports is yet another avenue that proves the toughness and focus of black women.

March 4, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Malcolm X once said, “The most disrespected woman in America, is the black woman. The most un-protected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America, is the black woman.” Regardless of this assessment of black women, it has not stopped black women from being irreplaceable, vital components in... [Read more...]

Steve Harvey: Kaepernick, Integrity and the “Money Game.”

February 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, in thumbing through my computer to satisfy my intellectual curiosity, as I sometimes do, a video and story on the Ebony.com site caught my eye. Steve Harvey was interviewing Mo’nique and the topic of integrity came up. In an intense exchange, here is what Mo’nique said, “Before the money game, it’s called the... [Read more...]

The team that is just right for Colin Kaepernick.

February 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This has been another historic Black History Month in sports. The passing of baseball pioneers Frank Robinson and Don Newcombe allowed sports fans to reflect and learn about their outstanding careers while Brehanna Daniels made history as the first African-American female tire changer to pit in a NASCAR national series during... [Read more...]

The National Hockey League finally embracing its black history.

February 19, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is little doubt that among the four major North American professional sports leagues of the NBA, NHL, NFL, and Major League Baseball that the NHL is the least “black” in terms of its athletes. There are about 20 black players currently on NHL rosters in a sports league that gets much of its talent in predominantly... [Read more...]

Frank Robinson: Gone and should not be forgotten.

February 13, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A true sports giant was lost on February 7, 2019 with the passing of Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson. He was a man whose baseball legacy stretched several generations as he played during the 1950s through the 1970s, was a manager during the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, and worked for the front office Major League Baseball... [Read more...]

Mariano Rivera: Forever linked with Jackie Robinson and baseball history.

February 9, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Baseball has long carried the moniker of “America’s pastime” but that moniker is debatable today with the emergence of football and various other sports that are faster paced. However, the long history of baseball still holds an important place in sports and history was made earlier this year when The Baseball Writers’... [Read more...]

Business As Usual: The NFL, NFLPA, the Super Bowl and the Killings of Black Citizens.

February 8, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black America and its long and continuing walk toward the goals of social justice and economic freedom, is at an inflection point. But, not only is Black America and its causes are, at an inflection point, the organization which sponsored the 2019 Super Bowl, the National Football League (NFL), is also at that same inflection... [Read more...]

2019 Super Bowl: A Good One.

February 4, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Call me old fashioned for enjoying unapologetic patriotism: honoring our troops, flag and country. Leftists will call me a stupid black man suffering from Stockholm Syndrome for loving my country. https://bit.ly/2Tr6W9L They’ve done it to others. But then there was rhythm and blues superstar Gladys Knight, the empress... [Read more...]

BIG Media Call Kamala Harris, Barack Obama, Tiger Woods ‘Black’ — But Not Tennis Star Naomi Osaka?

January 31, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., announced her candidacy for the 2020 presidential race, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews asked a black guest whether Harris is “seen as African-American.” The guest promptly assured a relieved Matthew: “Yes, I think she’s seen as African-American. The fact that she was at... [Read more...]

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