Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Mississippi Black History.

March 14, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As many governors, school boards and educational systems are trying to erase history by banning certain books in our schools and public libraries, how powerful to have ABC’s mini-series “Women of the Movement: the story of Mamie Till Mobley,” told at this particular time. Some governors have even said that they would penalize... [Read more...]

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the inequities faced by Black Americans into sharp focus.

March 14, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, Health, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While the world has been focused on the growing numbers of COVID-19 causalities, the media has somewhat ignored the long-term educational and economic impacts of the pandemic – especially for Black students. Although there has been some attention given to the disparities between Black Americans and other groups contracting... [Read more...]


March 9, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I admit that I enjoy movies.  I’ve always enjoyed movies and, when time permits, I will opt for a few moments of escape in a movie theater.  I can find interest in any genre, especially movies that provoke thought and a broader than normal consideration of social circumstance and events. Somewhat out of character, I sometimes... [Read more...]

Musical Scholarships Available: How to Get Money for College.

March 3, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Ent., Money, Music, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Did you know that there are scholarships available specifically for musically inclined students? If you are a musician, dancer, singer, or actor, you may be able to get money for college tuition! In this article, Benjy Grinberg will discuss how to get scholarships for the musically inclined. We will also provide a list of resources... [Read more...]

How can you benefit from a Learnership.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Who qualifies and what are the requirements, how can you apply, and other commonly asked questions Learning through a partnership allows you to start working and obtaining a career while also studying for a qualification. The SETAs oversee learnerships and ensure that they cover occupations or sectors of the economy that are... [Read more...]

This Black History Month, let’s make history.

February 24, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As we celebrate Black History Month and the great accomplishments of African Americans to the United States since its founding, I wanted to take a different perspective, one that focuses on what Black Americans must do to achieve economic and generational prosperity. We must be concerned about the plight of many Black communities... [Read more...]

Black History Month.

February 18, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black History Month will soon be coming to a close, but it is not too late to celebrate, donate, and/or commemorate Black excellence, Black history, and Black solidarity. Each year I try to learn about someone in Black history who may not be well known and discussed in the larger public discourse. I also try to learn more about... [Read more...]

Why Joe Biden should consider Michelle Obama for SCOTUS.

February 18, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During his campaign, President Biden promised to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court. Now he has a chance to fulfill that promise with the announced retirement of liberal Justice Stephen Breyer. Biden should look beyond career judges to someone who can represent the interests of the people—former First Lady Michelle... [Read more...]

Critical Race Theory: Absolutely Necessary.

February 11, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Critical Race Theory (CRT), a Harvard law developed legal theory that expresses U.S. social institutions (i.e., the criminal justice system, labor market, housing market, and healthcare system) are laced with racism embedded in laws, regulations, rules, and procedures that lead to differential outcomes by race.  And that these... [Read more...]

Black History Month: Enjoy It While It Lasts.

February 10, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 1976, President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month by encouraging the nation to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” Since then, every American president has designated February as Black History Month... [Read more...]

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