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Saturday, November 1, 2014


Car Insurance: It’s the Law.

October 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is tempting to forgo automobile insurance when you’re trying to cut expenses. After all, insurance premiums can be high, especially for young drivers. Insurance actually benefits everyone involved in the event of an accident. Whether or not you are the at-fault party, injuries and property damage can be covered under... [Read more...]

NBA Charles Barkley Says Black People Not Whites Are Solely Responsible For Their Failures.

October 26, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) C harles Barkley is known for speaking his mind.  But there are some times when his words make him look a little silly, partly because he doesn’t always think about what he says before he opens his mouth.   Barkley’s recent appearance on Afternoons with Anthony Gargano and Rob Ellis raised some eyebrows because it almost... [Read more...]

For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline Is in Higher Gear Than Ever.

October 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America’s public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar is the even more wildly disproportionate number of black students who are arrested on high school and even elementary school campuses... [Read more...]

Promises, Commissions and Black America at the Crossroads.

October 25, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “It is time now to turn with all the purpose at our command to the major unfinished business of this nation. It is time to adopt strategies for action that will produce quick and visible progress. It is time to make good the promises of American democracy to all citizens-urban and rural, white and black, Spanish-surname, American... [Read more...]

Are You Black Enough?

October 24, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The topic of race in 21st century America is like a deeply embedded splinter in your skin. It’s painful. It’s swollen. There’s a good chance of infection. And for the sake of your healing, that splinter must be dealt with. It cannot be ignored. It won’t be wished away. Your wound will not get better on its own. Decisive... [Read more...]

Six Reasons Why Dr. Cornel West Might Be The Greatest Black Man On Earth.

October 24, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I chose to become a public scholar in the 1990s, there were three people who inspired me the most:  Michael Eric Dyson, Julianne Malveaux and Cornel West.  I also found myself to be a strong supporter of the great Minister Louis Farrakhan and Rev Jesse Jackson.  Rev. Al Sharpton might be one of the smartest public figures... [Read more...]

Nigga’ Please!!!! The Wake Up Call To Sufferer’s Of Identity Crisis.

October 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few weeks back Raven Simone’ said that she didn’t want to be labeled “African-American“, although both her parents black, and she didn’t want to be labeled “gay“, although she is in a sexual relationship with a member of the same sex. Ohhhhhkaaaayyyyyy !?!?! Clearly there wasn’t... [Read more...]

Success in Black: Home Is Not Where the “Support” Is.

October 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Lacking the support for our black businesses and developments within the community… Speaking from an entrepreneur perspective of three businesses, I was once naïve to the intricate approaches of how business developments and growth became successful. Initially, I founded my businesses for the purpose of my community. I for... [Read more...]

Michigan QB keeps getting called a nigger and The University is silent.

October 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Johari Shuck is an expert on black athletes at the collegiate level. She is also a graduate of The University of Michigan, one of the most storied athletic programs in the country. The school has a strong track record of athletic and academic achievement, but when it comes to the treatment of its athletes, the school’s record... [Read more...]

Divided We Stand, United We Fall: Will This Be The Sad Legacy Of The Black Race?

October 22, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s no surprise that I speak about race and how unnecessarily divided Black people are a whole lot. To some, I speak on it far too much in a manner that eclipse my other obvious talents and abilities. You should hear what they say to me……. “Why don’t you tone it down a bit?” “What happened to you in your life to... [Read more...]

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