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Monday, August 3, 2015


Debunking the Myth of a Non-Caring Dad.

June 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) African-American dads have been long characterized as unloving and uncaring towards their children, as such they are not given the benefit of a doubt, a few bad apples have destroyed the tree it seems, and black dads have been called unworthy fathers, but this writer begs to differ after delving into some interesting irrefutable... [Read more...]

Deion Sanders Intervention Is What A Father Is Supposed To Do.

April 5, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I read with curiosity the very interesting public exchange between Deion Sanders and his son, Deion Sanders Jr.  The Twitter talk between the two evolved from a father-son check over the use of the term “hood doughnuts.”  Here’s how it went down: Deion Sanders Jr:  “Gotta get the hood doughnuts almost every morning.... [Read more...]

“5” Ways To Know If That Man Will Be A Good Ole Father To Your Future Children.

April 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, my daughter asked me some questions about men and how to know if a man is going to be a good father to her kids.   I’m a big believer in proactive vs. reactive living, meaning that an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure when it comes to dealing with potential ratchetry that might invade our tranquil... [Read more...]

The road is brighter on the other side.

January 17, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A new born baby is brought into a family where the father is gone and the mother is left to work multiple jobs just to take care of the baby. An easier route would be for the mother to get on welfare and depend on the government to take care of the family, but no, the mother decides that is greater than the welfare system and... [Read more...]

Holiday Season Fathers Message: Can Your Shoulders Handle Your Title.

December 10, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  This holiday season fathers should make sure they re-evaluate their relationships with their children and families. This is a time for giving thanks and appreciation for the Blessings they have. Not how much money they have, not what they can buy on special buying days; the important things are their love, devotion and dedication... [Read more...]

Fathers Calling Fathers.

November 5, 2013 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Transitioning of fatherhood is a lifelong process that requires fathers to mature in their actions and thinking in raising their children and taking care of their families. Fathering/Parenting is not a science, not a mathematical equation nor is it composed of statistical data and clinical evaluation. Fathering is as dynamic... [Read more...]

An open letter to Black Men: “Embracing fatherhood isn’t easy but you are the man for the job”.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If I am not for myself, who is for me? If I am for myself alone, What am I? If not now, When? Hillel I welcome you to this crisis you find yourself in and thank you for signing up to participate in this madness. You see, we must evolve or die and that could mean unlearning, relearning, and learning how to be a father all over... [Read more...]

Parenting is a Team Sport, Thy Black Men are Not Storks, and We Need a Fatherhood Bailout.

June 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I don’t remember much about my father, a man by the name of Boyce Sanders.  I met him three times, and didn’t mix with him very well.   I have no animosity toward him, no admiration.  Just emptiness, with the exception of the fact that I’d never seen another man who looked so much like myself. Even though my dad was... [Read more...]

The Need for Spiritual Fathers.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 1 Corinthians 4:15″ Even though you have ten thousands guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, For in Christ Jesus, I became your father through the gospel.” An observation: There are more and more young men and adult men who are yearning for a father figure in their lives. It is time for spiritual fathers... [Read more...]

Abandoned – Growing Up Father-Less.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) POETRY BY JENNIFER… “DAD”  WHEN I WAS YOUNGER YOU WERE ALWAYS THERE…. BUT WHEN YOU LEFT IT WAS NOT THE SAME. EMPTY AND TOO OLD TO CRY IS HOW I FELT. YOU VISITED BUT NOT FOR LONG. OUR RELATIONSHIP NOW WAS NOT AS STRONG. WAS I LOST?…OR HAD I FORGOTTEN? I SEE YOU NOW. NOT THE SAME. TO ME ITS LIKE YOUR... [Read more...]

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