(ThyBlackMan.com) I have been informed by others, that as a man possessing some intellect, at all cost, I must maintain an aspect of decency and respect. I agree, but only when I am respected and respect is deserved: there is only one Jesus Christ and that is not me. However, ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is the new civil rights!  No, not in the historic sense that the civil rights movement of the nineteen sixties ushered in a wave of new laws that made sure that Blacks were treated equal to whites as the U.S. Constitution had already guaranteed; ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Out of 1,842 state legislators, state and county school board members emailed across forty-two states, only twenty responded, and only seven were positive.  However none of them would commit to taking action.  It is the third time in twenty-six years that I have written to those in elected offices ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Donald Trump has claimed credit for ending abortion in most of the 11 states that made up the confederacy through his appointment of three conservative justices to the Supreme Court during his presidency, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. These appointments shifted the balance of the court ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) “Philadelphia’s low-income Kensington neighborhood continues to be overrun with sleepwalking ‘zombies’ as overdoses caused by the street drug known as tranq continue to rise. Also known as ‘tranq dope’ or ‘zombie heroin,’ tranq is made up of xylazine, an animal tranquilizer, that is mixed in with other drugs, notably ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) There seems to be an obsession lately with wanting to be religiously deep. There was a time when study and understanding of one’s bible was considered the starting point to understanding the Christian faith. This would make logical sense. Our faith can be studied across various texts, especially ones ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Black History month has just passed, and I feel it’s time we have a discussion surrounding books. This might seem a bit off putting, but we need to come to terms with the fact that as a people it seems we are not reading anymore. This is so very ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) According to the American Gaming Association, legal betting on this year’s “March Madness” NCAA basketball tournaments is projected to reach approximately $2.7 billion. That large monetary figure combines both the wagers for the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments. One of the most “costly” NCAA Tournament results was Alabama ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Every young person needs to heed the words of the late great John Lewis. “Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and redeem the soul of America.” Lewis made this statement on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 1, 2020, while commemorating the tragic events of Bloody Sunday. ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Did you grow up afraid to go to hell? I did. Everything bad in the world that you could think to do was attached to going to hell. I remember wondering what heaven must be like, and far too often I found myself drawing a blank because all I ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a White mother’s son – we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens. – Ella Baker As Women’s History Month continues, I wanted to highlight ...

(ThyBlackMan.com) House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) needed Democrats to narrowly avert the government shutdown that loomed large if Congressional budget legislation was not passed by Saturday, March 23.  Many Republicans did not vote for the budget legislation; Democrats saved the day.  Some Republicans would rather shut government down, inconveniencing if ...