Thursday, July 19, 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

Hip Way to Teach Teens to Drive: From Father to Father. Hip Way to Teach Teens to Drive: From Father to Father.

(ThyBlackMan.com) As a father with his oldest child soon hitting the ripe age of 15, I can’t relate more to the stress of teaching your kin how to drive,... 


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,... 


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News

What took so long to get Willie O’Ree into the Hockey Hall of Fame? What took so long to get Willie O’Ree into the Hockey Hall of Fame?

(ThyBlackMan.com) A pioneer is “a person or group that originates or helps open up a new line of thought or activity or a new method or technical development”. In sports, pioneers are often viewed as people who make innovations or breakthroughs in how a sport is played or how the business of sport happens. Former baseball player Curt Flood was a pioneer through his case in the United States Supreme... [Read the full story]


US Constitution; Games Being Played. US Constitution; Games Being Played.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, leading to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, has thrown progressives, the Democratic Party and the news media into an out-and-out tizzy. The online magazine Slate declared, “Anthony Kennedy Just Destroyed His Legacy as a Gay Rights Hero.” The New York Times’ editorial board... [Read the full story]


Interview; Talking Hip-Hop and Radio with Paul Porter. Interview; Talking Hip-Hop and Radio with Paul Porter.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Paul Porter has been in the music industry, and apart of radio, for what seems like more than a lifetime. He has watched the music change, and the industry itself as the goal became get money at all cost. In his book “Blackout: My 40yrs in the Music Business” he exposed the dark side of an industry that seems to have a valuable stake in destroying what is sacred in the music.... [Read the full story]


About Black People – And Being Broke. About Black People – And Being Broke.

(ThyBlackMan.com) One Black woman told me, “Barack Obama didn’t do anything for us because he didn’t give us jobs or provide housing.” That woman wasn’t out of a job because of what Barack Obama failed to do, she’s out of a job because of what SHE’S failing to do. Barack Obama has done Black people proud, and any Black person who doesn’t see that is a fool who’s sitting around... [Read the full story]


Republicans Have Declared A Culture War, and Democrats Are Losing It. Republicans Have Declared A Culture War, and Democrats Are Losing It.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Immigrant children have been ripped from the arms of their parent’s arms and detained in cages at our borders. Muslims have been effectively banned from entering America from certain countries. Businesses have been given autonomy to determine if they want to serve LGBTQ couples. NFL players have been villainized as unpatriotic “sons of bitches” for peacefully and silently protesting... [Read the full story]


The Democrats Spend Heavy on Lie-Filled Ads Early. The Democrats Spend Heavy on Lie-Filled Ads Early.

(ThyBlackMan.com) In the house and senate races, Democrats are stealthily pouring tons of money early to demonize Republican candidates before our supporters become engaged. Once our candidate has been branded the spawn-of-Satan before campaigning really begins, it is extremely challenging to change voter’s perception of them. My wife Mary and I are in Montana with the Conservative Campaign... [Read the full story]


The Good, The Bad & The Ugly. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Over this past week there were news stories that exemplified the best, and the worst, of human behavior. As we applaud the best among us, unfortunately, we are reminded of the basest instincts and actions of people and nations as well. The Good: The rescue of twelve boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand was a triumph of competence, cooperation and compassion. It was... [Read the full story]


Interview; Keisha Jeremie-Smith: It’s as Sweet as Applesauce. Interview; Keisha Jeremie-Smith: It’s as Sweet as Applesauce.

(ThyBlackMan.com) Sometimes the path to entrepreneurship is found in the simple things we love in our life. While it is great to get an education and make moves in corporate America you don’t have to give up the idea of owning a business of your own. So many brothers and sisters have amazing skills they have acquired as they were passed down from generation to generation. It’s time we begin to... [Read the full story]


We Need More Ida B. Wells. We Need More Ida B. Wells.

(ThyBlackMan.com) The crusading journalist, Ida B. Wells was born on July 16, 1862.   Although she made her mark as a journalist, she was also a social worker, advocate, feminist, and organization leader.  She too often gets short shrift in history, mainly because she did not go along to get along with the men of her era, crossing swords with the likes of Dr. WEB DuBois and Booker T. Washington. ... [Read the full story]


Recruitment Of Black Men As Teachers, Turning into a Minstrel Show. Recruitment Of Black Men As Teachers, Turning into a Minstrel Show.

(ThyBlackMan.com) I guess that the movement of school districts throughout the nation to begin scouring the nation for African-American males to populate their classrooms as teachers is at least a small admission that Black Male Teachers matter. Considering the historic resistance of any admission regarding the worth and utility of black men, I will celebrate and revel in even the slightest admission... [Read the full story]


Two Different Populations; Why It Is Clear that Some Black Males Will and Some Will Not Make it in Life. Two Different Populations; Why It Is Clear that Some Black Males Will and Some Will Not Make it in Life.

(ThyBlackMan.com) After a recent conversation with a male student who by all indications decided to turn his back on the extraordinary opportunities available to young black males, I could do little more than sigh and recite Napoleon Bonaparte’s infamous quote that “In this life, we are either kings or pawns, emperors or fools.” Let me first say that decades of interaction with black males led... [Read the full story]


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]


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