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Monday, June 26, 2017


When the Love Goes too Far.

May 11, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being a sports fan is a fantastic thing. There is love for a game, a drive for success, and admiration for the players. However, on occasion, folks can take things way too far. The important rule of thumb is to keep things in perspective. Watching the game on DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket or going to the local sports bar with friends... [Read more...]

LSU Your Athletes are not Employees.

May 9, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Businesses have a right to impose rules regarding their employees, and protest, to protect their brand. Many of us can understand that concept. When a company chooses this right ALL their employees will be made aware of the policy, and are expected to comply. It is not a new practice for businesses to separate social issues... [Read more...]

Black & White Racists, Black Selective Racism it seems.

May 8, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) May 1, 2017, another chapter was added to the book of “White People Are Racist” – which, according to the perspective of many blacks, makes the book “Artamène ou le Grand Cyrus” by Madeleine de Scudéry, which is 13,095 pages spanning 10 volumes, pale in comparison. Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones was... [Read more...]

The personal stories of the 2017 NFL Draft.

May 1, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2017 NFL Draft has officially concluded. The lives of the 253 young men who were selected during last weekend’s draft have changed forever as they are now professional football players after being collegiate athletes. While many of the former college football players who were selected during the 2017 NFL Draft come from... [Read more...]

42# Jackie Robinson Foundation: Breaks ground on the Jackie Robinson Museum.

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Jackie Robinson Museum is one step closer to becoming a reality, as the Jackie Robinson Foundation hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for donors on April 27, 2017. The ceremony will begin with special remarks made by President and CEO of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Della Britton Baeza, Major League Baseball Commissioner... [Read more...]

Black People Aren’t the Exception.

April 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is important for black community to refrain from accepting the labels of others. When we accept negativity and false information it is very easy to turn on each other. It seems that some athletes and entertainers don’t seem to understand that black people are not an exception when it comes to poverty and violence. It is... [Read more...]

Lavar Ball, Lonzo Ball; The negatives of helicopter parenting.

April 22, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Virtually every parent on the planet wants the best for their children but the problem of “helicopter parenting” is always a concern with raising children. Psychotherapist and parent educator Dr. Haim Ginott coined the phrase “helicopter parenting” in his 1969 book “Between Parent and Teenager”. The phrase became... [Read more...]

70 years later, Jackie Robinson’s legacy still resonates.

April 14, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the more important historical milestones in American history has reached his 70th anniversary as it has been 70 years since former Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line when he made his Major League Baseball debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. Major League Baseball... [Read more...]

Ebony Magazine Goes All In with NBA Record-breaker Russell Westbrook!

April 13, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Press Release, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A groundbreaker in the world of fashion, an all-star point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder and recently anointed triple-crown king, Russell Westbrook has established himself as an electrifying presence on and off the court. Although he is known as a man of a few words, he discusses in a rare and candid in-depth interview... [Read more...]

Why Sports Could Be The Key To Improved Mental Health.

April 11, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The topic of mental health is, thankfully, spoken of much more than ever before, but we still have a long way to go to get it in the public consciousness and to get absolutely everybody talking about it. While there are online forums and helplines dedicated to those that need to reach out for help, there are so many of us who... [Read more...]

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