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Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Readers Theater Celebrates Poetry Month.

April 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Readers Theater performance with Ari Turner, Tangela Floyd and William Jackson was performed at the Mandarin Public Library in Jacksonville, Florida. Infused with Spoke Word, Poetry, Sonnets, Odes and other poetic verse the performance, one of many in Jacksonville, showed the “Unlimited Possibilities in Poetry” as the... [Read more...]

Accountability In The “Black” Community.

April 20, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Accountability, wow, the “A” word that causes animosity and disdain to well up from within so many of our people. You may not like the medicine I am about to administer, but if you can manage to keep reading, I guarantee you this awful tasting cocktail will help you grow and excel. What do incidents like the Trayvon... [Read more...]

Will the Real Olivia Pope Please Stand Up? What a Career in Political Management is Really About.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Thanks to television, our perception of many careers can be skewed. While wildly entertaining, the lives of doctors, lawyers, police officers and political professionals have all gotten the TV treatment and the result has often been a glamorization of the profession. Scandal, one of primetime TV’s biggest hits, has largely... [Read more...]

Family Support Services Receives Social Media Workshop.

April 20, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Family Support Services (FSS) provided its young adults with a Social Media workshop that focused on the power of positive and negative digital content and how it can affect a young person’s future career options and higher educational aspirations. The speaker William Jackson, Instructor with Edward Waters College, IT Manager... [Read more...]

Control Your Energy.

April 19, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) People have a way of saying and doing things that get under our skin. If we are not careful, we will get consumed with trying to figure them out, responding to their antics or worse, lose focus on the matters that are actually positive and that we actually can control. These energy suckers can come into your space like a whirlwind,... [Read more...]

Seven Foods That Naturally Whiten Teeth.

April 18, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) These days, when you walk into your local grocery or drug store and take a stroll down the dental care aisle, it seems like half of the products on the shelves are geared toward whitening your teeth, but that can get pricey after a while. Here are seven foods that naturally make those pearly whites even whiter! Onions Although... [Read more...]

Why We Should Care About Ole Tax Policy.

April 18, 2015 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Co-authored by Heather McCulloch, Director, Tax Alliance for Economic Mobility and Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Senior Director of the NAACP Economic Department As we all make sure we have done what we need to do to comply with our complicated tax code, there is a serious debate concerning the future of our tax code, and thus the... [Read more...]

Robert Bates; Rapid Responses.

April 18, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I slept extremely well last night. This is the day The Lord has made – I will rejoice and be glad in it. As I reflect on the new mercies He has blessed us all with today, I feel compelled to smile and say “thank you” aloud. Now that I’ve had a delicious breakfast and I’ve tidied up my kitchen, I can get down to business.... [Read more...]

Ole Political Refuge.

April 17, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Who can I turn to, when nobody needs me? My heart wants to know, and so I must go where destiny leads me.” Listening to an old album by the Temptations, “In a Mellow Mood,” made me think about the political trick-bag Black folks are in now that Barack is on his way out and the focus is on 2016 presidential candidates. I... [Read more...]

Why We Feel Pain and Why We Shouldn’t Ignore It.

April 17, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) No one likes to be in pain. Pain is almost universally viewed as something negative — why else would we call an unpleasant person or task a pain in the neck (or other body part)? But as much as pain can be unpleasant or disruptive, it does serve a very important purpose. The type of pain you feel (acute or chronic) as well... [Read more...]

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