Thursday, July 9, 2020


Big time recruit Makur Maker makes statement with Howard University Basketball.

July 7, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the top academic universities in America is Howard University. The historically Black  university in Washington, D.C., boasts an impressive alumni list including Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, Opera singer Jessye Norman, and actress Taraji P. Henson. Currently, Howard University can also boast about being the... [Read more...]

Racial mistreatment still in play for off-field Black NFL players.

July 2, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The first example of not being able to “transcend” race in terms of fame and fortune that many Black people think of is the Oprah Winfrey handbag incident back in 2013. During an 2013 interview with Entertainment Tonight, Winfrey told a story of being in Switzerland and at a high-end shop when the shop assistant refused to... [Read more...]

Top basketball recruits are quickly converting their potential into paper.

June 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many times it is difficult for the public to relate to the lives of high level professional athletes. The popular docuseries, The Last Dance, showed a glimpse of the attention, adoration, and outside pressures that NBA legend Michael Jordan faced at times from fans and media even when he migrated from one location to another... [Read more...]

A Liberal Dose of Sports.

June 21, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Am I the only one who has noticed that the four major sports leagues in the U.S. have all made a conscious decision to promote radical liberal causes at the expense of simply being a sports league? The National Basketball Association (NBA), The National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), and The National Hockey... [Read more...]

The newly empowered college athlete.

June 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2020 college football season has a lot of uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of questions even as states begin to slowly reopen. One of the most popular sports in America, college football, faces questions about player safety, proper quarantine procedures, scheduling games, and how college football fans... [Read more...]

New York Knicks owner James L. Dolan is “not racist”.

June 9, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The past two weeks have been some of the most socially and politically charged weeks in American history. Police brutality protests and discussion have been at the forefront in not just the United States but the world. Virtually every state in America and many countries across the world have participated in police brutality protests... [Read more...]

Why Joe Burrow Is Only Partially Correct That Black America Needs White America’s Help!

June 5, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It would be disingenuous to feign surprise regarding the stream of athletes who have come forward to address the murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am sure that we all agree that the murder of Black men by law enforcement officers has become so common that it is neither shocking... [Read more...]

The passionate and varied reactions by sports figures to the George Floyd tragedy.

May 31, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As time moves on, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to proven correct about police brutality in America regarding black people. Kaepernick’s protest was all about police brutality and injustice against black people in America which led to him sitting and later kneeling during the playing of the... [Read more...]

There’s no Kenny Williams in Major League Baseball without Bob Watson.

May 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Because Major League Baseball has so much focus on analytics and sabermetrics within the front office, it is not easy for casual sports fans to identify some of the most well known general managers or team presidents. Recognizable names making personnel decisions for MLB teams includes Theo Epstein of the Chicago Cubs, Mike Rizzo... [Read more...]

Rooney Rule changes highlight how big an issue racial bias is.

May 22, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is extremely rare when the biggest NFL news over the past week do not involve any player acquisition, free agent signing, or contract extension but it happened this week involving “the Rooney Rule”, which was created back in 2003 to give minority candidates opportunities for NFL front office and head coaching interviews.... [Read more...]

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