Wednesday, January 19, 2022


Christian Talk

The Value of Kwanzaa. The Value of Kwanzaa.

(ThyBlackMan.com) From December 26th to January 1, millions of people around the world participate and experience Kwanzaa, a celebration based upon African... 


The True Gift of Christmas. The True Gift of Christmas.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Christmas is a season, not just a day. And it only begins on Dec. 25. The Rockefeller Center tree and elves on shelves and all the rest... 


Black Community; How Many Pastors Can We Have? Black Community; How Many Pastors Can We Have?

(ThyBlackMan.com) Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton were doing the right thing when attending the Ahmaud Arbery trial. They demonstrated the solidarity... 


Three Ways Your Break-Through Will Break Through. Three Ways Your Break-Through Will Break Through.

(ThyBlackMan.com) A break-through is something that happens suddenly and changes the course of your life moving forward. Second Samuel 5:20 describes the... 


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Relationships

The Infant Mortality Rate and The Black Community. The Infant Mortality Rate and The Black Community.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Infant mortality, as defined by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “is the death of an infant before his or her first birthday.”... 


Black Women FREE YOURSELF from the Clutches of the UN-Conscious Community! Black Women FREE YOURSELF from the Clutches of the UN-Conscious Community!

(ThyBlackMan.com) Black women, free yourself from the ideologies of the so-called conscious community. Knowing what I know in this moment, I wouldn’t... 


What I’ve Learned. What I’ve Learned.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Black Men, Greetings Gents. I hope this letter finds you in good health.  I’m doing fine. Thanks for asking.  I recently had... 


Black Men Are People. Black Men Are People.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Black Men, Greetings Gents.  I hope this letter finds you in good spirits.  I’m doing fine. Thanks for asking.  I am writing... 


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News

The Maladjusted Madness Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Maladjusted Madness Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

(ThyBlackMan.com) From the third Monday of January, the federal holiday commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, through the end of February, Black History Month, Dr. King will be quoted, lionized, referenced, and deified by the kleptomaniacs who sample Dr. King as blatantly as hip-hop artists sample classic Motown. He will be taken out of context, a moral giant whose words are often... [Read the full story]


Joe Biden Must Make Voting Rights Not a Priority but the Priority. Joe Biden Must Make Voting Rights Not a Priority but the Priority.

(ThyBlackMan.com) President Joe Biden has been under blistering fire for months from civil rights activists for saying and doing little about the pending voting rights salvaging legislation in the Senate. Biden’s silence has been especially galling since he’s taken to the airwaves many times to talk about battling the pandemic as well as other policy issues. But voting rights haven’t been one... [Read the full story]


We Need to Follow John Lewis’ Example and Fight for Our Democracy. We Need to Follow John Lewis’ Example and Fight for Our Democracy.

(ThyBlackMan.com) When I spoke at John Lewis’ memorial service two years ago, I emphasized a truth John knew better than just about anyone. Our democracy isn’t a given. It isn’t self-executing. We, as citizens, have to nurture and tend it. We have to work at it. And in that task, we have to vigilantly preserve and protect our most basic tool of self-government, which is the right to vote. At... [Read the full story]


Conservatives, If You Are Going to Talk to the Black Community, You Need to Have Something Truly Conservative to Say. Conservatives, If You Are Going to Talk to the Black Community, You Need to Have Something Truly Conservative to Say.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Grandma used to say, “Boy, your actions speak so loud I can’t hear a damn thing you are saying!” This sums up perfectly the Republican Party and conservative’s relationship with the black community. Republicans have a great story to tell relative to the black community, but their actions drown out the message. Show me a press conference with conservatives and credible blacks... [Read the full story]


Warrior Lawyers Like Lani Guinier. Warrior Lawyers Like Lani Guinier.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The amazing attorney, law professor, lawyer, author, and activist made her transition on January 7, 2022, even as Black folks and our allies were engaged in the legislative battle to solidify our voting rights. In the middle of the struggle, a beacon, a woman who loved voting rights and fair representation more than life itself, was taken from us. Lani Guinier was a woman who turned... [Read the full story]


MLK Day 2022 Follows Another Year Of Racial Strife. MLK Day 2022 Follows Another Year Of Racial Strife.

(ThyBlackMan.com) On Jan. 6, 2021, thousands of insurrectionists stormed the United States Capitol, attempting to stop the counting of Electoral College votes that were to confirm Joseph Biden as president. Other than the violence itself, the single most visible image among the insurrectionists was the Confederate battle flag. The image was so disgusting to historian Dr. Mary Frances Berry that she... [Read the full story]


The Alphabet of Fatherhood Can Be Awesome for 2022. The Alphabet of Fatherhood Can Be Awesome for 2022.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Father, Husband, Educator, Entrepreneur, Blogger, Podcaster Children need to be exposed to diverse learning opportunities like libraries, museums and cultural events. These expand their vision in what their talents, skills and abilities are that will help them in life. Fathers are key to their children’s success in life and living. The language and personal engagement between fathers... [Read the full story]


Congress Must Act to Protect the Right to Vote. Congress Must Act to Protect the Right to Vote.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Jan. 6, 2022, marked one year since the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, incited by a president voted out of office by the vast majority of the American people. What is now clear is that Donald Trump and his zealous aides and complicit right-wing legislators were deadly serious about overturning the results of that vote and keeping Trump in office. They failed but have since launched... [Read the full story]


Congressional Dems’ Salt Has Lost Its Savor. Congressional Dems’ Salt Has Lost Its Savor.

(ThyBlackMan.com) There once was a time when the bad guys quaked at the knees at the dreaded thought of appearing before a congressional committee investigation. The fear was that The Truth of one’s dirty deeds would be made known, and the crooked people would get the punishment that they deserved. The mighty could be laid low and the ne’er-do-wells would squirm in the glare of negative publicity... [Read the full story]


My Best Wishes for 2022. My Best Wishes for 2022.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Most of these are the same wishes that I advocated for in a column for the year 1993. They are as relevant today as they were then: • That we realize that contrary to popular belief, we are not a weak people. In fact, we have many strengths that can be the foundation for a powerful and productive group. We need to concentrate on identifying and building on these strengths. • That... [Read the full story]


One Year Later, the January 6 Insurrection Still Rages On. One Year Later, the January 6 Insurrection Still Rages On.

(ThyBlackMan.com) “Our democracy was inches from ruin. Our system of government was stretched to the breaking point. Members and staff were terrorized. Police officers fought hand to hand for hours. People lost their lives … Either you’re on the side of helping us figure out why, or you’re trying to stop us from getting those answers. You can parade out whatever argument you want, but really,... [Read the full story]


Why 2021 was an indelible year for HBCU sports connections. Why 2021 was an indelible year for HBCU sports connections.

(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s a new year and greater focus in HBCUs than in there was in the recent past. Today, there are 107 colleges in America that are identified by the US Department of Education as Historically Black Colleges and Universities also known as HBCUs.  Of those 107, three are currently closed. Last year, was a difficult one for one of the more acclaimed HBCUs, Howard University, has it... [Read the full story]


As Job Gains Slow, the Fed and Congress Apply the Wrong Medicine. As Job Gains Slow, the Fed and Congress Apply the Wrong Medicine.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Friday’s jobs report from the Department of Labor was a warning sign about the US economy. It should cause widespread concern about the Fed’s plans to raise interest rates to control inflation. And it should cause policymakers to rethink ending government supports such as extended unemployment insurance and the child tax credit. These will soon be needed to keep millions of families... [Read the full story]


The Democratic Party: Created to subjugate – and nothing’s changed. The Democratic Party: Created to subjugate – and nothing’s changed.

(ThyBlackMan.com) When I say the Democratic Party is the very personification of divisiveness, deprivation of God-given unalienable rights and subjugation, I speak the truth and I present facts to support the truth I speak. The party has been same from its very first platform. The Democratic Party was founded upon hatred, racism and subjugation, practices that continue to this very moment under Biden... [Read the full story]


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