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Sunday, September 21, 2014


Five Practical Ways to End the Education Achievement Gap in our Community.

September 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As we move through another academic school year across America, it’s important we take a moment and consider what we as parents, caregivers, and advocates can do to lay a solid foundation for the academic success of our youth. This is most urgent for our community in particular, as test scores show that our youth – our black... [Read more...]

HBCU: Edward Waters College Students Visit Open House.

September 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Students of Edward Waters College participating in Educational Technology class where the instructor William Jackson is teaching about adapting and using new technologies for education majors, mass communication majors and even business majors. Students recently attended Open House at Venetia Elementary school in Duval County... [Read more...]

White Man Claiming to be Me, didn’t Know I was Standing Behind Him?.

September 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was at a flea market this weekend and I came across a white guy claiming to be selling Native American artifacts, antiques and collectibles. He was loud, boisterous and telling people he was part Cherokee. He was literally claiming to be a member of my tribe, my ancestry and my family; basically claiming to be me. Of course... [Read more...]

Politics; Disingenuous Mess in the U.S.

September 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I think it’s time we stop/Children, what’s that sound?/Everybody look – what’s going down?” Those lyrics – from Buffalo Springfield’s classic 1967 song “For What It’s Worth” are as timely as ever right now. In 2014, disingenuousness in America is prevalent. It’s all around us. The word disingenuous... [Read more...]

Barack Obama and The Kenyan Weed Affair.

September 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s so much ugliness going on in the world, and so many heavy issues going on in my personal life, I needed a break. So after seeing a photo of Rick Perry in a meeting with President Obama where Perry seems to be pouting like a child, it was so hilarious that I decided to build a purely fictional scenario around it to take... [Read more...]

5 Reasons why women don’t want to be a Queen.

September 16, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The other day I was speaking with a friend of mine. She is a highly intelligent and articulate black educator who is single, never been married, and has no children. In the course of our conversation the topic of relationships presented itself. On many occasions she’s asked my opinion as to why it’s so hard for her to meet... [Read more...]

142,000 Jobs Created in August – It is not Enough!

September 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black people in this country are in dire straits due to these low job creation numbers and almost seven years of double-digit unemployment. This economy needs to create 250,000 to 300,000 jobs monthly to handle the current demand for employment and provide jobs for new entrants into the labor force.  Blacks are a resilient people.... [Read more...]

Get Lifted: Georgia High Society.

September 16, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Contemplate the following scenarios: if you knew with certainty that the pilot of the 757 jumbo jet you were about to board was high on marijuana, would you get on that plane? If you believed that the surgeon who was scheduled to operate on you had been smoking marijuana the night before, would you actually go through with that... [Read more...]

Beat Me Till I Disappear.

September 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week the gossip website TMZ released a video of NFL running back Ray Rice punching his then fiancé Janay Palmer while in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino. The controversial surveillance footage set off a firestorm of public outcry as the NFL scrambled to justify previously suspending the Baltimore Ravens star only... [Read more...]

A Blackmans Worth?.

September 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Over the past week or so we have all been witness to the Ray Rice turmoil and if you notice there’s been a huge uproar especially from the dominant class about domestic violence concerning several high class NFL players who happen to be black. The other day i was getting something to drink from a neighborhood establishment... [Read more...]

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