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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Idaho Rape Case Screams for a Hate Crime Prosecution.

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) John R.K. Howard, a senior, and one-time student at Dietrich, Idaho High School, will finish high school in Texas. Two other former students at Dietrich High, who are underclass students, will undoubtedly complete their schooling at another high school. The three white students were booted from the school after they were charged... [Read more...]

How The NCAA and their institutions help perpectuate the racial steteotype of black male criminality in America.

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Just a week ago two black Alabama Football players were arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana. And then two weeks ago, four Auburn football players were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. When I read the story online, the first thought that came to my mind was, “These... [Read more...]

Is Technology Always Better For Us?

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If we want to put it in a simple language, drivers are more or less causing all the problems on the road. According to a government report, human error is responsible for more than 90 percent of the crashes that take place on the roads of America. Where is artificial intelligence when you need it? Traffic rules are made for the... [Read more...]

Where’s the rest of it? Stories about black life in the inner-city.

May 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Where’s the rest of it?” is a line of dialogue from my web-series I thought would work as a title for this blog because I am asking Hollywood the same question about the stories it produces about inner-city black youth. My web-series, the Miseducation of a First Generation College Student, is a dramedy that navigates... [Read more...]

10 Ways To Empower Young Black Men In America.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a system that is designed to oppress and destroy young black men in this country, black parents particularly black fathers should be heavily involved in teaching their sons these 10 things. 1. Don’t be a slave for The Corporate Plantation, teach him how to be an entrepreneur and king of his own castle  – Corporate... [Read more...]

Black Charity – Solid Foundations.

May 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For decades several conscious and committed Black men and women have spoken, written books, taught, advised and, more importantly, initiated economic empowering projects and movements to help propel us to a higher level of mutual support and, thus, creating a solid foundation upon which our children can stand and build upon.... [Read more...]

A Three-Point Personal Checklist for Increasing Your Dad Power.

May 24, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As we move into the shadow of another Fathers Day, much will be written and said about how priceless the institution is. I personally love the day and its meaning. Not only because it’s an opportunity to celebrate the dad zeitgeist, but also because I’m always lead to ponder and consider ways of becoming a more authentic... [Read more...]

Three Attitudes Dads Must Adopt to Become Socially Active.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “There are a lot of kids out there who need help, who are getting a lot of negative reinforcement. And is there more we can do to give them the sense that their country cares about them and values them and is willing to invest in them”? ~President Obama, announcing My Brother’s Keeper initiative to address the challenges... [Read more...]

Whitewashing the Historical Feats of the Black Jacobins.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Several years ago black actor and activist Danny Glover, presented Hollywood with a movie script about the Haitian General Toussaint Louverture, leader of the Black Jacobins and the Haitian Revolution that stunned the world but—Hollywood refused to back the film.  The reason given: There were no white heroes! Hollywood’s... [Read more...]

Keeping Up with the Joneses and Paying for The House of Louis Vuitton.

May 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The ancient financial exchange known as bartering is only spoken of by historians, pseudo-historians and those looking for a return to a mythical Utopian society where monetary exchange doesn’t exist. A man’s word no longer matters. Financial institutions rely on algorithms to decide one’s eligibility for credit, analyzing... [Read more...]

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