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Sunday, November 23, 2014


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  
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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...]

When Daddy Dances Daughters Smile.

October 23, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.”  Bill Cosby The importance of fathers can never be disputed in a child’s life. There are many committees, organizations, groups, and clubs that support the growth and development of girls and young women locally and nationally My... [Read more...]

The Influence of No Father…

September 14, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) High School basketball star Tony Farmer stole his way into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment building where he beat and kicked the crap out of her. He took her belongings, berated her and attempted to drag her out of her building by her hair to do her further harm. This was the beginning of the end of a promising basketball career. This... [Read more...]

For Brothas Only: Can We Really Handle Independent Black Women?

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’ve all heard of her; she’s been crooned, immortalized and hyped since the beginning of the 1990’s as the strong, self-sufficient black woman.  She’s appeared in film, literature and theater as the saving grace of the black family and the antidote to black male patriarchy.  In the process, she’s become the star... [Read more...]

Divorced Fathers Use Tech To Connect.

July 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fathering is a balance of love, negotiation, trust, setting high expectations and communication. What better way to stay connected than to text with your children. Fathers must be hyped to use technology to stay connected to their children with the integration of technology in their lives. I’m a divorced father over 15 years;... [Read more...]

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