Friday, February 24, 2017


Several Reasons Why The “Money Over Everything” Mentality Is Harmful To The African Community In America.

February 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Ent., Money, Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) More and more these days whenever I go to my social media page, I see urban celebrities like Floyd Mayweather, 50 Cent, and others love to floss and stunt their wealth like it’s something that’s supposed to be celebrated in our community. People like myself are tired of seeing certain urban celebrities like Floyd... [Read more...]

President Donald Trump So Silent, When it comes to the Solar Panel Industry.

February 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a progressive who worked hard to help get Secretary Hillary Clinton elected, it is challenging for me to accept Donald Trump as President. But, he won. At least for now, I have to make the best of a bad situation. Which means progressives like me will have to both resist the Trump administration’s odious policies, and also... [Read more...]

When Is the Right Time to Start Saving for Retirement?

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you ask about the right time to start saving for your retirement, you’ll soon find everyone gives the same answer: now! This is because the sooner you start saving for your retirement, the larger is your return of investment, and here is how it works: 1. Compounding. The earlier you begin saving, the more time your... [Read more...]

MSNBC Black News Anchors – A Break Of Faith.

February 8, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Not long ago, MSNBC was the first network I turned on in the morning and the last I turned off at night.  As opportunities would allow, I was a loyal viewer throughout the day.  I counted on it as a primary source of unbiased reporting, “straight” news and great discussion of issues of importance and interest to me. Admittedly,... [Read more...]

Making Black History 2017.

February 8, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “There are [Blacks] who are willing to worship the pyramids of 4,000 years ago but will not build pyramids in the present so their children may see what they left behind as well. We have a leadership who rallies the people to look at past glories but leave their children neglected…” Dr. Amos Wilson, Afrikan Centered Consciousness... [Read more...]

Still Not Buying Black.

February 8, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Frugality includes all the other virtues. —Cicero According to Blackdemographics.com: “Black owned businesses in the United States increased 34.5% between 2007 and 2012 totaling 2.6 million Black firms. More than 95% of these businesses are mostly sole proprietorship or partnerships which have no paid employees.” According... [Read more...]

The First-Time Home-Buying Process.

February 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The home-buying process can seem daunting for someone who hasn’t done it before. You know that buying a house isn’t like buying a car, but you don’t understand all the ins and outs, and you get confused by terms like “escrow” and “due diligence.” You may get so overwhelmed that you don’t know where to begin or... [Read more...]

Apprehensive About Getting a Mortgage? Use These Tips.

February 8, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s only natural to feel a little nervous about getting a mortgage. This is the way that many people feel when they have never had one before but are now thinking of finding one. It can all seem a little complicated and overwhelming. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up or assume that you’ll make mistakes. By using... [Read more...]

Ensuring Your Work Injury Doesn’t Hurt Twice.

February 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Nobody wants to think about being injured at work. Obviously, nobody ever wants to injure themselves, but something about the idea of injuring oneself on the job is even scarier. You don’t just have the injury to contend with, but the ensuing aftermath. If you ever are injured at work, then all you will want to do, most likely,... [Read more...]

Discrimination & Minimum Wage in 2017.

February 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is little question in most academic research that increases in the minimum wage lead to increases in unemployment. The debatable issue is the magnitude of the increase. An issue not often included in minimum wage debates is the substitution effects of minimum wage increases. The substitution effect might explain why Business... [Read more...]

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