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Tuesday, March 3, 2015


No Guts, No Glory: “Four” Ways to Ensure Fear of Risk Won’t Hold You Back.

March 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Risk. It’s a word that strikes fear in the collective hearts and minds of those who are understandably reticent to get out of their comfort zone and take those barrier-busting leaps of faith. However, for me, the word “risk” evokes a sense of excitement. Of limitless possibility. It reminds me of the famously insightful... [Read more...]

The Ole GOP’s Acting-the-Fool Dynamic.

March 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Among the formal definitions for “acting the fool” are: one who is deficient in judgment, sense or understanding. Perhaps the dictionaries should add a new one: today’s Republican Party. February was a great month for those who think the GOP has become a dustbin of ideological extremists with no commitment to actually... [Read more...]

Top 10 Career Areas Students Want to Be In.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Even if you are still studying, it is definitely a good thing if you already know your career pathway. Where do you see yourself after graduation? What kind of career you want to have? As millions of students are about to graduate this, many want to know the top career areas students want to be in. Based on the data provided... [Read more...]

RoundUp: John Stewart, Media, And Young Black Folks.

March 2, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When John Stewart steps down from the Daily show, he will create a void that will be incredibly difficult, if not impossible, to fill.  He is a Jew who does not mind criticizing Jewish leaders (can you say Benjamin Netanyahu?) when they are in the wrong.  While most of his targets are right wingers (they tend to be in the wrong)... [Read more...]

Fox “Empire” – Why I refuse to support Coonery.

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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When the Fox Network released the new show, “Empire,” I was concerned about what I might see on screen. Fox is not known for producing the most favorable images of black people, so I figured this show wouldn’t be any different.  For some reason, black dysfunctionality makes for great television, and there is a long line... [Read more...]

The White Man Is Not Our Savior.

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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From the white Jesus painted by Michaelangelo to Tarzan to Thor to Captain America. the white man has been painted and depicted as the savior of the African-American people. Yet some have forgotten that it was those same type men who enslaved our people, created broken homes and divided families. I do not need Captain America,... [Read more...]

Why You Have To Keep Your Word.

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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every day I deal with “black” people who do not follow through, who do not keep their word and yet think nothing about it. That is an unproductive, self-sabotaging and destructive habit. Does this mean any other ethnic group is perfect? No, but I have interacted with Africans, Hispanics, Asians, Russians, Germans,... [Read more...]

Newsmax’s Clumsy Attempt to Recognize Black History.

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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)Last month, in a clumsy attempt to recognize Black History Month, the influential conservative website Newsmax put out its list of the 100 Most Influential African-American Republicans. To put it mildly, let’s just say that it was about as well received as a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and President... [Read more...]

Read This Before You Get A Divorce.

March 2, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a family and relationship counselor, former detective, mediator and life coach, I have seen almost every problem you can imagine and many that you can’t. But what I see most often is marriages that can be saved or salvaged. One or both people are either too trifling, too immature or too tired to simply fight for their... [Read more...]

Effective Ideas to Help You Come Up with a Really Great Essay.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you’re provided with an open-ended essay topic, you may feel like it’s not necessarily a good thing. After all, essays that have specific titles and parameters at least give you something to go on. Many people spend so long procrastinating over the topic and title of an essay, that they end up producing rush essays that... [Read more...]

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