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Sunday, May 1, 2016


Is U2 Bono Right About Christian Music Not Being Honest Enough?

April 30, 2016 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a recent Huffington Post article, U2’s Bono was noted as contemplating why church music isn’t more like the Psalms of The Holy Bible, which displays a full range of human emotions from anger, irritation, sadness and bliss. Typically, I skim through articles with such criticisms and briefly wonder about what anti-Christian... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s Three Huge Lies About Ted Cruz.

April 30, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Joseph Goebbels said, “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” While I realize that Goebbels was Hitler’s Propaganda Minister, in no way am I comparing Donald Trump’s campaign to Hitler. Such comparisons are over-the-top nonsense. Trump is not Hitler. I only... [Read more...]

Donald Trump : Good For African Americans.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Donald Trump is good for African Americans. No I have not hit my head and no I am not on drugs. I realize he has no real plans for anything but to build a wall. I am very aware that he insults Hispanics, Muslims, women and handicapped people. I see that he incites violence amongst ignorant trailer park rednecks who wish they... [Read more...]

Customer Service Is A Three-Way Street.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I eat out often. If I say so myself, I’m a pretty good tipper. I tip well because I usually get pretty good service. I usually get pretty good service because I try to be as nice and engaging as possible with the person who’s taking my order and bringing me my food. I believe that restaurants probably have the best customer... [Read more...]

What I Learned from Bar Camp at #OrlandoTech Week.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Participating in my first #OrlandoTech Week was a fun, exciting, awesome and overwhelming experience, even though I have been involved in technology for quite a few years there is always an excitement meeting people with diverse skills related to technology that are not in the education field. The beauty is that what I learn... [Read more...]

African Americans, Know Thyself.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many of us point to the accomplishments and contributions of ancient African science and philosophy as proving the worth of African peoples and as reasons for us to be treated equally. Others of us see these things as the rationale for us to take pride in our African heritage, and as a spur for us to go out and develop our own... [Read more...]

What I Learned from WordCamp Jacksonville #WCJAX.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) WordCamp conferences are more than talking about one of the best web development applications there is. The ability to build web content that represents the diversity of the human spirit and passions that we have creating a dynamic web presence that builds relationships and gives people a voice. From traditional text blogs to... [Read more...]

Buckle Up in the Backseat: Uber Tips and Tricks for Wise Riders.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Uber often sends targeted advertising to customers ahead of weekends and holidays — if you’re headed to a party, they hope you will remember to use Uber. What they fail to mention in those advertisements is that they charge “surge” prices at such high-demand times. Uber may be within its rights charging... [Read more...]

Black Men Should Respect Beyoncé.

April 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With the releasing of a visual masterpiece on HBO this past Saturday entitled “Lemonade,” Beyoncé has yet again, redefined and set a new standard of what it means to be an icon. Her work now aligns her with her predecessors, that include the late, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, and now sadly, Prince. Although captivated... [Read more...]

The Illogical Transgender Argument.

April 27, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What would you think if famed Hall of Fame NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who stands 7’2, claimed to be five foot tall? What would you think if South African president, Jacob Zuma claimed to be president of the U.S.? What would you think if I told you the Washington Wizards of the NBA was currently playing in the playoffs... [Read more...]

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