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Friday, February 23, 2018


The NFL So Different Now!!

February 4, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I love pro-football. From the plains of Iowa, I became a Cowboys fan. Most of my friends like the Packers, Bears, Vikings, or Chiefs, but not me. I loved those Dallas Cowboys. Why? First, Iowa doesn’t have a professional football team and secondly in the late 70s the Cowboys were awesome. The days of Roger Staubach and Tony... [Read more...]

One Of The African Male’s Greatest Curses – The Sport Of Football.

February 3, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As white people around the country are gearing up to watch and cheer and boo for the football teams in this weekend’s “Plantation Bowl”, there’s a much bigger issue that’s been obscured from all the pregame festivities leading up to “The Plantation Bowl” and that’s the issue of the sport of football’s toxic... [Read more...]

No, the NFL hasn’t suddenly become “woke”.

January 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 2017, the Oxford English Dictionary officially extended the definition of the term woke to also mean “alert to racial or social discrimination and injustice”. It has become a key word in social media use and expanded into the mainstream. Over the past few years, it has become more accepted for professional athletes to... [Read more...]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Muhammad Ali: Powerful Parallels.

January 17, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The month of January is known for being a beautiful start to a new year, cold climates, and eye-opening snow in many U.S. states. It is also the birth month of many historical luminaries including political activist Angela Davis, businesswoman extraordinaire Oprah Winfrey, and famed music composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Two... [Read more...]

The Ball family are NOT the current first family of basketball.

January 10, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Few fathers in America have become as well known as LaVar Ball. The founder of the Big Baller Brand is known for making sports news headlines for numerous reasons involving bold proclamations about himself, his talented basketball sons, or his company. He has been the center of a media whirlwind because of his comments criticizing... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s Unnoticed Great First Year Accomplishment.

January 7, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Conservatives and Republicans gave President Trump kudos for his remarkable list of accomplishments in his first year in office. http://washex.am/2DosDQd One crucial Trump accomplishment appears to have gone unnoticed. Trump repeatedly spoke the truth about issues fake news media demanded that we either embrace its lie about... [Read more...]

2017 Year In Review: The nonreversible melding of sports and social issues.

December 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It was impossible for 2017 to be normal due to the political, economic, and social climate that America found itself it at the end of 2016. The U.S. Presidential Election of businessman Donald Trump in November of 2016 unleashed a wave of emotions and ideas about the present and future direction of the country. In 2017, the... [Read more...]

Should I Support College Football.

December 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There has been a push to boycott the NFL all season, and I understand the argument. I agree that the NFL needs to make serious changes, and they need to stand by their players where the fight for social justice is concerned. The NFL owners should be ashamed of themselves, and they have allowed their players to feel like property... [Read more...]

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Misunderstands Marcus Garvey’s Message.

December 25, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Diddy’s plans to buy an NFL team seem consistent with some Tweets that he posted in August in which he urged black people to follow Marcus Garvey and to achieve economic independence. Economic independence was only one aspect of Garvey’s ideology, however. Marcus Garvey envisioned a complete liberation from all forms of... [Read more...]

Do Hall of Fame voters owe Joe Morgan and other baseball greats?

December 24, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Detroit Tigers fans were extremely happy to hear the news of the newest future inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame, shortstop Alan Trammell and pitcher Jack Morris. Both were selected by the Modern Baseball Era Committee after remaining on the Baseball Writers Association of America ballot for the maximum 15 years before... [Read more...]

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