Thursday, February 22, 2024

Black Community: More Than a League of Bismack Biyombos Needed for Change in the Congo.

November 20, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Because of the magnitude of what is happening in occupied Palestine, thousands and thousands of people rallied and marched in Washington, D.C. earlier this month in the largest pro-Palestine rally ever in the U.S. to call for an end to Zionist Israeli violence against the Palestinian people. It seems that more and more people... [Read more...]

Black Community: Golden State’s Draymond Green – A Polarizing Presence in the NBA.

November 17, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s safe to say that in my days as an athlete, I’ve seen my fair share of scuffles, dustups, and physical altercations. With so much adrenaline, testosterone, and just macho chest-thumping behavior in team sports, it’s a given that tempers will flare, manhood will be tested, and competition will sometimes boil over into... [Read more...]

Tommy Tuberville: U.S. Senator for Alabama and Former Football Coach, Advocate of Republican Values.

November 10, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) He prefers to be called “coach” despite being the senior U.S. Senator for Alabama. Even on his official Senate website, he is called “Coach Tommy Tuberville.” Tommy Tuberville spent most of his professional career as a college football coach with stints at the University of Mississippi, Auburn University, and then the... [Read more...]

Black Community: Catching up with two African/Black professional soccer teen titans.

November 8, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Because soccer, as it is known in the United States, but fútbol nearly everywhere else on the globe, is the world’s most popular sport, teenagers signing contracts to play the sport professionally get some headlines. In 2021, 15-year-old, Olivia Moultrie, was granted a preliminary injunction by a judge that prohibited the... [Read more...]

African American Community: The top feel-good moment of Deion Sanders’s Colorado tenure so far.

October 27, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In football, it seems like the biggest media story in the NFL is Taylor Swift dating Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce and college football’s biggest media story has been Colorado Buffaloes head football coach Deion Sanders. Both stories have engendered a lot of headlines and attention due to the large personalities and talents... [Read more...]

Black Community: Amar’e Stoudemire shows that he is no Muhammad Ali.

October 18, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”-Malcolm X The biggest news story in the world right now is taking place in Gaza. Although the mainstream corporate media coverage began with rockets from Hamas on October... [Read more...]

African American Community: Is Colin Kaepernick’s NFL Plea Betrayal Or Brilliance?

October 2, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being a lover of sports since I was a toddler and later becoming a professional basketball player in the NBA, it is safe to say I’ve had my share of disappointing moments in sports over the years. I remember missing the final shot at the buzzer of the Edison Boys Basketball League in New Jersey when I was in sixth grade. ... [Read more...]

Black Community: The disgusting tolerance for “talented” athletes that commit domestic violence.

September 29, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 1999, the National Football League renamed its “NFL Man of the Year” award after legendary Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton. Payton was a former 1977 recipient of the award and the NFL renamed the award after him following his passing in 1999. Today, each of the 32 teams has a nominee for the Walter Payton NFL... [Read more...]

Black Community: Two different HOF speeches emphasize African/Black fatherhood.

September 20, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Tennessee Titans cornerback Caleb Farley experienced one of the biggest adversities of his life last month when his father, Robert Matthews Farley, was accidentally killed in an explosion that was linked to a gas leak. In a TV news interview at the scene of the incident, Caleb Farley emotionally reflected on his father, and said,... [Read more...]

Black Community: NBA Jaylen Brown’s well-meaning but impossible method to “attack the wealth disparity”.

September 8, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Tuesday, July 25, 2023 was a major day for sports news across a variety of different sports and in different ways. USC Trojan freshman basketball player Bronny James, son of LeBron, collapsed during a workout when he suddenly suffered cardiac arrest and was taken to ICU and both Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert... [Read more...]

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