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Friday, April 18, 2014


Five Questions Rev. Al Sharpton doesn’t want you to ask about the FBI.

April 13, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was admittedly not surprised to find out about the deep connections between Rev. Al Sharpton, the FBI and the mafia.  I’ve read things, heard things and seen things that gave me an awkward feeling when I spent time with him in New York.  At the same time, I’ve never been one to assume that an affiliation with the FBI... [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act; 7.1 Million Sign-ups Don’t Say Nothing.

April 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unlike most folk of my ilk (poverty stricken African Americans), I find it troubling that we have given our Federal government the ability to make us buy a flawed product, or any product regardless if we want to or not. But putting that aside, I want to briefly discuss How I view the metrics of the Affordable Care Act or what... [Read more...]

I Hate To Say It Out Not Every Black Person Is Your Friend.

April 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I speak at DePaul University tomorrow. They have a marketing class that wants to know how we were able to get Mountain Dew to cancel their sponsorship of Lil Wayne’s world tour last year. I hated the idea of taking money out of the hands of another black man, but my actions were guided by the simple fact that I love our kids... [Read more...]

How to Boost Your Personal Happiness Index.

April 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) ‘Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof because I’m happy’ -Pharrell Williams Do you know someone who is always happy? Is it possible to always be in a happy mode? Are you happy right now? Happiness means different things to different people. One person may regard their pet as a source of happiness while another... [Read more...]

For The Love Of Fashion.

April 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m trying  to really figure out who is really raising these new generations of so called men? That will leave a family to grieve over an sensless act of greed.also to take from another instead of going out there and making the money themselves. This ignorance can no longer be ignored…the mindset of some of these black... [Read more...]

AKA 2014 Youth Summit: A Success In Learning?.

April 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The summit to educate, encourage and engage over several hundred youth attending the “Talk It Out” Summit was an overwhelming success in Jacksonville, Florida.   Building of leaders is what Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Gamma Rho Omega Chapter, Inc. does well in its national and international sorority. Alpha Kappa Alpha’s... [Read more...]

Save Thousands When Arranging a Funeral.

April 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I know, just like most people, you probably don’t want to think about or even talk about the prospect of a death in the family. You can always call a funeral home and they will be happy to take care of the whole thing.  Funeral homes are like any other Business, with the bottom line of making maximum profits. A key component... [Read more...]

Mirror, Mirror, Mirror Please Tell Me All?

April 8, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While walking down the street a few years ago in my hometown of Chicago, I noticed a man coming towards me with a decorative wall mirror in his hands. As we approached each other, he stopped and asked, “Do you want to buy a mirror?” I replied “no” as I continued to walk past the man. To my surprise he shouted to me, “You... [Read more...]

Lupita Nyong’o Lancôme Cosmetics Spokeswoman.

April 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Mexican born actress and new “it” girl Lupita Nyong’o is now the new face of Lancôme cosmetics.  The French based cosmetic and skincare company announced last Friday that Lupita Nyong’o will be the new brand ambassador.  Starting in September, the Oscar award winning actress will star in ads that will spearhead Lancôme’s... [Read more...]

Yes, The Cost of Getting Old.

April 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We are at a critical stage in the economy when “more than one-third of workers (36%) have a measly $1,000 saved for their later years,” according to a study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. “Compare that to the 28% of workers who said they had $1,000 saved in last year’s survey, and the picture gets a little... [Read more...]

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