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Thursday, October 23, 2014


Michigan QB keeps getting called a nigger and The University is silent.

October 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Johari Shuck is an expert on black athletes at the collegiate level. She is also a graduate of The University of Michigan, one of the most storied athletic programs in the country. The school has a strong track record of athletic and academic achievement, but when it comes to the treatment of its athletes, the school’s record... [Read more...]

Divided We Stand, United We Fall: Will This Be The Sad Legacy Of The Black Race?

October 22, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no surprise that I speak about race and how unnecessarily divided Black people are a whole lot. To some, I speak on it far too much in a manner that eclipse my other obvious talents and abilities. You should hear what they say to me……. “Why don’t you tone it down a bit?” “What happened to you in your life to... [Read more...]

I Shouldna.

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Have you ever said something and then reflected on it and later thought to yourself, “I should not have said that?”  The new term I’ve created for this phenomena, is… “I shouldna”, as in “I should not have” said that.  Now I can be somewhat of an opinionated and outspoken person, and some would even call me... [Read more...]

Is Bill Cosby guilty of hurting women? It’s more complex than you might think.

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, the sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby re-entered the public sphere due to a joke by comedian Hanibal Burress, who said “You rape women.”  This stunning remark led the public to go back and review the sexual assault allegations against Cosby and where they came from. This takes us to the story... [Read more...]

Sin or Behavior our Problem.

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My attempt in writing is to keep it simple. Sin Vs behavior. Do they not come from the same womb? Isn’t one the result of the other? Change the behavior and you change lives despite ones religious belief…Sin is ever present and my flesh reveals this daily as I continue in progress to sin less. Now if I had better teaching... [Read more...]

Black Vote is Up for Grabs.

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I had separate conversations with two governors last week.  Both were White, one was a Democrat and one was a Republican.  We were discussing next month’s elections and what they each thought would happen.  The amazing thing was their respective views on the Black community. Democrats have convinced the Black community that... [Read more...]

Are Parents the Root Cause of Addictions? Cold & Flu Season.

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The war on drugs is in full effect within this society! Parents, schools and communities are constantly encouraging young people to stay away from drugs such cocaine, meth, ecstasy and even marijuana. I too feel our young people should stay away from any drug or substance that alters their brain or disturbs their physical body... [Read more...]

The Party or the Person?

October 21, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We say we have “voting power,” but we have settled merely for the “power to vote.” We fight for the “right to vote” but we fail to “vote right.” Voting is a means to gain political power, not an end that simply allows one to participate in the act. As true as those statements are and as many times as we have heard... [Read more...]

Ebola plus fear equals Conster-nation.

October 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Consternation is a noun – and is defined as “feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.” Synonyms of consternation include distress, discomposure, and panic. Consternation aptly describes what most Americans are feeling right now about the Ebola virus outbreak – especially at the news of two American... [Read more...]

Malcolm X Day.

October 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last Monday Jabari and I were out and about and I noticed, it was a lot of kids walking around. I was trying to figure why they were out of school and a lady told me it was “Columbus Day”. Well, I guess its OK to have a day off no matter who its for, but let’s look at the facts shall we and see what or why we... [Read more...]

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