(ThyBlackMan.com) “Mental illness should not be your ticket to death.”   This was what one grieving parent told a phalanx of reporters a year ago in Virginia. Her son had serious mental health challenges. Yet he died at the hands of law enforcement. We’ve seen endless variations of this tragic pattern of death ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Between 1941 and 1945 some six million Jews were systematically murdered across German-occupied Europe during World War II. As part of a state-sponsored genocide, two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population was executed. As a result, those of Jewish faith made it a point to never allow future generations to forget ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) If Joe Biden and Kamala Harris think the issues of Black American unemployment and economic immigration are going to go away, as the November presidential election approaches, they are sadly mistaken. It is no secret, Black American workers are the first workers laid off, when the economy declines, as it ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) The record shows that every country in the world has acknowledged the necessity for a Sabbath, whatever name they may give to it, to enable a cessation of routine activities and allow recuperation. People of faith regard the Sabbath not just as a day of rest, but also of ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) The celebration of Juneteenth nationally took a new turn in its bid to become a nationally recognized Black holiday last year in the context of the intensified struggle against police violence and systemic racism. Indeed, ever since the decisive moment of struggle in Ferguson, which was the spark that ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) (***)  We try to control our emotions, and don’t always do a great job. What if they were outsourced to five dingy spirits who were afraid to give up their power? Disney/Pixar puts that notion in play. It’s an amusing premise. One that turns into a delightful screening for ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) When Terence Crutcher, a father of four who sang in his church choir, was shot and killed by the police in 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, his twin sister Dr. Tiffany Crutcher saw history repeating itself. Terence, who had his hands up, needed help but instead received a bullet. It was ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Willie Mays, often referred to as “The Say Hey Kid,” is a name that resonates with baseball enthusiasts around the world. Born on May 6, 1931, in Westfield, Alabama, Mays’s extraordinary career in Major League Baseball (MLB) is a story of remarkable talent, unwavering dedication, and a legacy that ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Our Gang (also known as The Little Rascals), Laurel and Hardy, and Abbott and Costello were staples of my childhood television watching. No weekend morning was complete without them. Abbott and Costello did a skit called “Who’s on First?” It was a comedy routine that played on the confusion between ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Child abuse allegations are among the most serious and emotionally charged legal matters, carrying significant consequences for both the accused and the alleged victim. In the face of such accusations, it is essential to recognize the importance of building a robust defense to protect the rights and interests of ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, former President Donald Trump was found guilty of 34 felony counts of falsifying business records—in relation to hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels. As an aside, I found the trial taking place almost a decade later interesting given Michael Cohen actually did time for his part ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Giving honor and respect to those that sow into our lives is very important. However, boundaries are also important. Having a grasp on one’s truth and reality is vital as it plays a role in how much control we give others over our life. This could also affect how ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Last month, 2023 WNBA champions, the Las Vegas Aces made their visit to the White House, which is a tradition for champions of North American sports. Last year, Las Vegas defeated the New York Liberty in the 2023 WNBA Finals to become back-to-back champs. During the visit, Joe Biden ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Cornel, What will your legacy be? How will your children and grandchildren view you? Like you, I am concerned about the murder of civilians in Palestine, Haiti, and Sudan. I’m also worried about the lives of civilians in our country. You’re polling at 4% in Michigan, and 3 ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) At some point, every child, teenager, and young adult should have an awareness of the full story behind the Black Wall Street massacre that occurred in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The story of Greenwood is not only about racial resentment and violence; it is also a success ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) From the very beginning we can see that God has given man a free choice. Adam and Eve were disobedient against God’s specific commandment. The result for them was spiritual death and eventually physical death. Why didn’t God stop them from this disobedient act knowing full well the outcome? ...