Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Are Black Men still Heads of Household?

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The phrase “head of household” is used by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to describe an unmarried person who pays more than 50% of the costs of keeping up a home. In a marriage, this expression doesn’t apply for tax purposes, but it still has significant meaning for many Black couples who try to define the... [Read more...]

How to Become a Truck Driver.

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Working as a truck driver provides a living wage, a sense of purpose and the opportunity to see the country. If you are out of work or looking to change jobs, becoming a truck driver is well within your reach. Let’s take a look at how to make it happen. Start with Schooling The typical truck driver has at least a high... [Read more...]

Don’t Stay Silent: Ways To Get The Word Out.

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the biggest issues facing black men is their disengagement from the political system. This is not surprising, as it’s an issue that’s facing people from all demographics and backgrounds, but it hits the legions of disenfranchised black men (and women, to a lesser extent) particularly hard. This is the way that the... [Read more...]

Striking A Balance Between Style And Comfort For The Modern Man In The Summer Months.

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all have an image to uphold, and we want the world to see the man we want to be. But in the summer months, when the sun is beating down, it can be tempting to reach for clothes on the more comfortable end of the spectrum, and lose sight of our sense of style. Honestly, it doesn’t have to be that way. We can look sharp,... [Read more...]

How Physical Violence In The Home Emotionally And Psychologically Harms Urban Kids In America.

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In many urban areas across the country, particularly here in The South, urban kids are more likely to be harmed by in many cases their mother’s boyfriends than cops, teachers, or even vigilantes. What’s even more disturbing to me is that the vast majority of urban parents in this country support corporal punishment... [Read more...]

Black Businesses & Black People, Do we love ourselves?

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our greatest challenge as a people is to love and value ourselves. Self-love is the key and necessary factor for loving others and being willing to work with them, share with them, and trust them. We fall short on self-love in that we help, support, and advocate for others over ourselves. We trust others more than we trust our... [Read more...]

Do Black Men want to get married?

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the 21st century, the process of dating and being in a relationship has changed drastically from what is has been. Once upon a time, sophisticated courting, chivalry and “taking it slow” was the norm for those dating. Now, dating consists of following each other on all social media sites, hanging out at each other’s... [Read more...]

There Is Reason To Be Optimistic About The Economy.

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent economic crash hit everybody hard. In 2009, the US Labor Department reported that in the final four months of 2008, the US economy lost 524,000 jobs and that the unemployment rate rose to 7.2% which at that time was the highest since 1993. Some lost their homes as well. The banks became less eager to lend, and many... [Read more...]

Smart Ways To Make Money Under the Trump Administration.

March 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Ent., Money, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With Donald Trump having been in office for a few months, there continues to be a lot of political turmoil and division. The heated political environment is on display everywhere, from the front pages of newspapers, to within the entertainment world. Hollywood’s top celebrities have been attending large-scale protests, and... [Read more...]

Mr. President Donald Trump, What If It Was Your Mama?

March 27, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the summer before the election, then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, added this message to his speeches: “You’re living in poverty; your schools are no good; you have no jobs; 58 percent of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?” It was an attempt to appeal to Black voters. Needless to say,... [Read more...]

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