Tuesday, December 7, 2021

When Black athletes take on America’s judicial system.

December 7, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 2021 has been a year for some significant court decisions related to systematic racism. The murder of unarmed Black citizen George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin was one of the biggest stories of 2020 and this year Chauvin was found guilty of all charges in the murder of Floyd. Less than a month ago, the trial of Kyle... [Read more...]

Najee Harris and the disgusting existence of homelessness.

November 24, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “The curse of poverty has no justification in our age. It is socially as cruel and blind as the practice of cannibalism at the dawn of civilization, when men ate each other because they had not yet learned to take food from the soil or to consume the abundant animal life around them. The time has come for us to civilize ourselves... [Read more...]

The strength in revealing mental health struggles.

November 14, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the notable inactive players during the National Football League’s Week 8 games was Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley. The Falcons star is one of the best and most important members of his team and surprisingly did not play in the team’s loss to the Carolina Panthers on Halloween. It was that day that Ridley... [Read more...]

Long Live the Chop: Poetic Justice & Karma for the MLB and Robert D. Manfred.

November 3, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It has been a long time coming but last night we did it; the Atlanta Braves once again will reign as the World Champions of Baseball. It could not have happened to a more deserving team. I am glad not only because the Braves are my favorite team or that I live in Georgia, but because it gives the middle finger to all of the liberal... [Read more...]

NAACP taking on losing clash with Texas sports team request.

November 3, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The acronym, NAACP, is among the more historic and respected ones in this country’s history. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People or NAACP, was formed in 1909 and has been the premier and most well-known civil rights organization in the United States. It has been in the forefront of numerous successful... [Read more...]

2021 World Series: The undeniably likable Dusty Baker.

October 26, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Houston and Atlanta are battling in this year’s World Series to be the champions of the 2021 Major League Baseball season. Atlanta is making its first appearance in the World Series since being swept by the New York Yankees in 1999 while Houston is making its third World Series appearance since 2017. Two of those Houston Astros... [Read more...]

5 Ways Playing Sports Develops Motivation and Life Skills.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What is the point of playing sports? A common answer to this question would be fun, fitness, and friendships. However, many other benefits come from playing sports, such as developing motivation and life skills! People can utilize digital entertainment such as Fubo TV to train themselves just like professional athletes do. Maybe... [Read more...]

Should Coach Jon Gruden’s Intolerance Be An Extra Warning To Black Parents?

October 19, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Sometimes I simply get tired of watching and reading the news. A lot of us do. And while I must stay informed and up to date, a temporary mental break is always welcomed. Sports becomes that outlet for me, particularly professional football. It is nice to be able to watch and enjoy a game without having to think about the latest... [Read more...]

Politics singing Let’s Go Brandon: The Second Shot Heard Around the World.

October 19, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In April of 1775, confronted by a forthcoming uprising by the U.S. colonist, British General Thomas Gage made the decision to confiscate gun powder and weapons that were being stored in Concord, Massachusetts. However, his plan was thwarted when citizens learned of his intentions and the legend of Paul Revere was born. Gage according... [Read more...]

Did the 2021 NBA Playoffs lead to the NBA’s Black head coaching hire boom?

October 19, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2021-22 NBA season is here and all teams will be aiming for the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks, who won the franchise’s first NBA title since 1971. This season, 13 NBA head coaches of the 30 NBA head coaches are Black men, which is just one below the highest total in NBA history to the start an NBA regular season. Nearly... [Read more...]

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