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Monday, October 23, 2017

The Four C’s of Teen Achievement.

October 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For years now we have heard the pro and con arguments about the so-called achievement gap between white and black students in the United States. The gap itself refers to the chasm in proficiency scores that are linked to socio-economic status and attainment. Quality of schools, family structure and neighborhood quality have... [Read more...]

Google Home Mini: This Entry-Level Speaker Is Google’s Answer to Echo Dot.

October 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The moment you unbox Google Home Mini, you’ll see a very small companion of Google Home smart speaker. The device costs just US$49 which is almost equal to Amazon’s Echo Dot. The Mini brings Google Voice Assistant, the Amazon Alexa competitor, and Google’s own voice-based AI system. The Mini comes with a fabric covering... [Read more...]

Tekken 7 Geese Howard DLC Release Date, Features & More Details.

October 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Geese Howard is coming to Tekken 7 this winter. The game director Katsuhiro Harada made this announcement long back and since then, players are waiting for the Geese Howard DLC release. Howard is the legendary villain from the Fatal Fury franchise. During the Evo 2017, the company confirmed that the character will be a part... [Read more...]

Google Pixelbook 2-in-1: What’s up with the Thinnest Laptop?

October 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In October this year, Google has introduced a 2-in-1 laptop Google Pixelbook. It is the thinnest laptop the company has ever made. The new Pixelbook is a massive upgrade over the previously launched Chromebooks. The Pixelbook laptop features some major improvements including the Google Assistant in-built. The Pixelbook is the... [Read more...]

The Business Travel Revolution: Why It’s Getting Easier.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you still reeling from a business trip you took a decade ago? How about five years ago? Don’t worry. Business travel has vastly improved over the past few years. In fact, business traveling is easier and more convenient than ever before, and it’s getting better all the time. Amazing apps to facilitate business travel Staying... [Read more...]

You Might Be Paying More For Healthcare Than You Should.

October 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The future of healthcare is pretty uncertain. Regardless of what law gets passed, what law doesn’t get passed, what gets repealed and what doesn’t, we never really know how it’s going to affect our costs. We can react at the time to try get the best deal we can, but the onus is on the individual to make healthcare as affordable... [Read more...]

Damage Control When Home Remodeling Goes Wrong.

October 19, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Misc., Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Don’t Kid Yourself That deck remodel you’ve always dreamed of is actually quite achievable as a DIY project. However, you’ve got to ask yourself: how often have you completed a DIY project without something unexpected happening? If you said “0”, then check your pants—they may be on fire. That’s what happens if... [Read more...]

Race Politics in 2017.

October 19, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Donald Trump has a knack for diverting attention from his failures, often using race as the vehicle.  So when Sen. John McCain came out against the cruel Graham-Cassidy Republican health care bill late Friday, guaranteeing its well-deserved crash, Trump went speeding down the racially divisive low road. At a virtually... [Read more...]

It’s Not Deep I Won’t Be Buying Dove.

October 19, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The assumption is that a lot of those upset about the racially offensive Dove ad don’t use Dove anyway. Some of our own people have taken the position that black folks just want something to “fuss and complain” about. Then there are others that don’t feel its offensive because a black woman is not the only race depicted.... [Read more...]

How To Drive Your Business Forward.

October 19, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In business, it’s easy to believe that you only have one main option for making a success of things. And that’s through hard work. Although hard work is a crucial part of not only making a business work, but getting it to where it needs to be, it’s not the only option you have. Because, depending on who you are and the... [Read more...]

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