Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Spiritual Word; Now vs. next.

October 31, 2021 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most times the question is asked: What’s next? These two words immediately bring the future to mind. These two words can also lead us to miss the present in the form of what’s now. That’s one of the things I appreciate about Jesus. He always took time to not only consider what’s now, but He would also act in the present... [Read more...]

5 Options for Starting a Career in Healthcare.

October 31, 2021 by  
Filed under Education, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When one thinks of a career in healthcare, one often thinks of all the training and education that goes into these positions. For example, to become a doctor, you have to go through about 12 years of schooling, plus a few years of residency. This can make entering a healthcare career seem like a daunting task. However, there... [Read more...]

Style Spotlight: What You Always Wanted to Know About Dreadlocks.

October 29, 2021 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you have the same hairstyle now that you did in high school, you may be ready for a change. While cutting your hair, growing it long, changing your part, or getting bangs might be your go-to methods of switching up your look, maybe it’s time to consider something a bit more drastic. Even if you have dreadlocks now or have... [Read more...]

The Far-Right Political Playbook Is a Threat to Our Schools, Our Health, and Our Democracy.

October 29, 2021 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The New York Times recently reported that the public health system in the United States may be less prepared for the next pandemic than it was for the current one. Given everything we have been through, and everything we have learned, how can that be? The answer is disturbing. Our public health system is being put at risk by... [Read more...]

Truth-Telling vs. Critical Race Teaching.

October 28, 2021 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I confess, I was barely a better-than-average student all through school. Even though I always scored in the 95 percentile on standardized tests, I followed no one’s guidance, or counseling, I didn’t care much for some of my classes, and I almost flunked out of high school after I took a full-time job, from 4 p.m. until midnight,... [Read more...]

A New Chance for Child Care in 2021.

October 28, 2021 by  
Filed under Education, Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As Congress debates over critical early childhood investments, I am reminded of 1971 when earlier efforts to enact a comprehensive child care system were toppled by regressive politics and am determined not to allow our nation to repeat the mistakes of the past. Fifty years ago a national moral commitment to children and families... [Read more...]

What I Learned When 2Pac Met the Supremes.

October 28, 2021 by  
Filed under Education, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Before I decided to commit myself to a career as a journalist, I worked in the trenches as a high school teacher in two departments: English and Religion. Later, I would become an adjunct professor at several colleges in Chicago and then in Atlanta. Because the world was changing so rapidly in the 90s and the early 2000s, particularly... [Read more...]

Five Questions to Ask a Wrongful Death Lawyer.

October 28, 2021 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If a loved one dies out of negligence, malice, greed, misconduct, or the incompetence of another person, filing a wrongful death claim will provide resolution.  However, mourning and dealing with a lawsuit at the same time can be overwhelming. That is why you need an excellent lawyer to handle your case when filing a wrongful... [Read more...]

5 Reasons You Might Need a Pre-settlement Loan.

October 28, 2021 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Several financial burdens often challenge accident victims waiting for the settlement of their cases. This is especially since credit unions and banks are not always willing to offer help to those seeking financial assistance.  Fortunately, there is another funding option specifically for personal injury victims seeking financial... [Read more...]

Why Do We Encourage ‘Americans’ to Live in Flood Zones?

October 28, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It was once said of a Philadelphia Phillies outfielder renowned for his defensive prowess, “Two-thirds of the Earth is covered by water, the other one-third by Garry Maddox.” At 72, Maddox can no longer cover quite that much ground. But then, there is less to cover. Every day, the areas underwater seem to be expanding. This... [Read more...]

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