Monday, July 16, 2018


Christian Talk

If God is So Good Why Are Black People So Unhealthy? If God is So Good Why Are Black People So Unhealthy?

(ThyBlackMan.com) I have been in ministry for some twenty-plus years. Like most African Americans, I was nurtured in the womb of the black religious experience.... 


In 2018 Shackled For Praying. In 2018 Shackled For Praying.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Faith and prayer have been the backbone of the African American community since we came upon these shores.  We have counted on our... 


Gratitude, Goals and God. Gratitude, Goals and God.

(ThyBlackMan.com) On September 4, 1622, the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha set off from Havana, Cuba, with a flotilla of nine ships bound for... 


Pulpit Money Changers and Con-Artists. Pulpit Money Changers and Con-Artists.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Jesse Duplantis, fake Evangelist and Bible con man, says God told him to believe for a new jet that just happens to cost $54 million.... 


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Relationships

4 Signs She’s Not the One. 4 Signs She’s Not the One.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Everyone is looking for love. We want it. There is nothing wrong with that, but sometimes, in the midst of wanting something so badly,... 


Women’s Rights – Brothers Beware. Women’s Rights – Brothers Beware.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Today in the midst of the “Me Too” movement it is becoming increasingly dangerous for men – especially African American... 


How Some Black Men React, To Young Black Males Seeking To Court Their Daughters. How Some Black Men React, To Young Black Males Seeking To Court Their Daughters.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Most would attribute my evolving worldview regarding young black males to the gradual increase in age and hopefully wisdom, in actuality,... 


What The “Royal Wedding” Reveals About “Black Love” In America. What The “Royal Wedding” Reveals About “Black Love” In America.

(ThyBlackMan.com) I guess that if one applies enough pressure, the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be considered a significant occurrence... 


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News

Movie Review; Uncle Drew. Movie Review; Uncle Drew.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Young people can’t jump! In your face, Millennials! Step back, hipsters, because black Baby Boomers are taking the court in Uncle Drew. The genesis of this heart-warming sports comedy was a Pepsi Max commercial that evolved into a YouTube series that has been viewed 100M times. The webisodes starred Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving as an aged basketball player who shows... [Read the full story]


Why Medical Doctors Can’t Make You Well. Why Medical Doctors Can’t Make You Well.

(ThyBlackMan.com) So you go to the doctor, like most people, expecting to feel better, get well and return to a healthy life. And for many people, they eventually feel better. But it’s not that simple and feeling better does not mean you are healthy, healed or cured. Then imagine you, also like many people, are right back at the medical doctor’s office, in the hospital or stuck taking... [Read the full story]


Omari Hardwick, Black Men, and Superheroes, An essay on HERO: A WORK IN PROGRESS. Omari Hardwick, Black Men, and Superheroes, An essay on HERO: A WORK IN PROGRESS.

(ThyBlackMan.com) In Omari Hardwick’s HerO, a one-act play [bravely directed by Indira Etwaroo] and co-written by Grant Sullivan [Hardwick is the other playwright], a hooded-man dodges bullets from behind a scrim on stage. He is a backdrop and a symbol for the theme of senseless murder Hardwick examines in his one-man show intimately written to an audience of one, his hero, who is his dad, but also... [Read the full story]


Women’s Rights – Brothers Beware. Women’s Rights – Brothers Beware.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Today in the midst of the “Me Too” movement it is becoming increasingly dangerous for men – especially African American men. A simple touch or comment can easily be turned into a charge of sexual harassment, even if the woman never said or indicated the touch or comment was not welcome ahead of time. Law enforcement, in what is being called “the year of the... [Read the full story]


U.S. vs Canada vs Politics Of Trade Tariffs. U.S. vs Canada vs Politics Of Trade Tariffs.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The Canadian government, lining the pockets of its dairy producers, imposes high tariffs on American dairy imports. That forces Canadians to pay higher prices for dairy products. For example, Canadians pay $5.24 for a 10.5-ounce block of cheddar. In Washington, D.C., that same amount of cheddar sells for $3.64. Canadians pay $3.99 for a 1-pound container of yogurt. In Washington,... [Read the full story]


TV One Roland Martin Pleading Our Case. TV One Roland Martin Pleading Our Case.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Kudos to Roland Martin, the pioneering journalist who has taken his departure from TV One and turned it into a digital platform.  He’ll be back with a daily program, but he’ll be online instead of traditional media.  He has financing from AFSCME, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and he is also hoping for funding from us, the folks who... [Read the full story]


HBCU Students Are You Ready for WordCamps. HBCU Students Are You Ready for WordCamps.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The growth in WordCamp conferences shows an increased need for HBCU students to learn the process of Branding, Web Development and Marketing. The platform of WordPress covering over 30% of web page development globally and growing means that HBCU students should be following the trends and changes in web development, graphic design, coding, content management and even marketing. These... [Read the full story]


College Football Players Can Find Themselves Under Intense Microscope Regarding Sexual Assault. College Football Players Can Find Themselves Under Intense Microscope Regarding Sexual Assault.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Being the “big man on campus” is one of the phrases that often connotes a sense of invincibility. The college experience is an unique and special time for the lives of many young adults as they develop and mature on a personal, social, academic, and professional level. The “big man on campus” can make for an even more fun and memorable college experience as popularity and... [Read the full story]


Supposedly, Only Uncle Tom Celebrating July 4th. Supposedly, Only Uncle Tom Celebrating July 4th.

(ThyBlackMan.com) American leftists cannot restrain themselves from throwing stink-bombs at all things wholesome and good. July 4th, my wife Mary read two articles in which black writers scolded blacks for celebrating Independence Day. They claim us blacks have nothing to celebrate because we were not free in 1776. Why are leftists so hellbent on instilling in me and my fellow blacks that America... [Read the full story]


The Big Picture. The Big Picture.

(ThyBlackMan.com) What we are witnessing – the attacks on affirmative action, racial gerrymandering, voter suppression – is not an attempt at mere political realignment, but wholesale societal change. And to go nuts at each new outrage is to lose sight of the big picture. Affirmative Action: The most recent attacks on affirmative action in higher education, using the complaints of Asian students... [Read the full story]


Who Dies Most Often from Police Misconduct? Who Dies Most Often from Police Misconduct?

(ThyBlackMan.com) “Here we go again!” A sad refrain but… In September 2016, race relations in America hit an all-time low when a white police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma shot and killed Terence Crutcher. All at once, the ongoing issues with police shootings and race converged. Crutcher was an unarmed black man—his life cut short at only 40 years old. Monday, June 25th, an unarmed teen shot... [Read the full story]


Dying for Hearts & Likes. Dying for Hearts & Likes.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Suicide is at an all-time high. There seems to be a greater need for outside validation. Self image is based on how others see us verses how we see ourselves. How are we to foster self-esteem in our children when they are being taught by society that they are loved based on how much other deem them valuable. Maybe we must consider how young our children find their way to social media... [Read the full story]


Space Force Must be a Joke. Space Force Must be a Joke.

(ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve seen quite few things in this lifetime that give me pause for concern. The current administration is a disaster and embarrassment beyond anything I’ve ever seen. It seems in an effort to be different from their predecessors they are more of the same in the worst way. This administration clearly doesn’t care about Americans, and the there is a drastic need for domestic... [Read the full story]


How Some Black Men React, To Young Black Males Seeking To Court Their Daughters. How Some Black Men React, To Young Black Males Seeking To Court Their Daughters.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Most would attribute my evolving worldview regarding young black males to the gradual increase in age and hopefully wisdom, in actuality, these factors are secondary to my inheriting two daughters via marriage. This colossal alteration in my life has naturally forced me to consider and re-evaluate a host of issues that had never been on my plate before their arrival. Although I consider... [Read the full story]


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