Tuesday, October 26, 2021


African-American Women Most Likely to Feel Discriminated Against While Seeking Medical Care.

October 26, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Urban Institute’s Coronavirus Tracking Survey, a nationally representative survey of adults ages 18 to 64, found that Black adults were more likely than White or Hispanic/Latinx to report being discriminated against or unfairly judged by a doctor or health care provider. “These patterns are concerning given that health... [Read more...]

Biden Has yet to Set Our Economy on the Right Course, but He Still Can…Will He?

October 25, 2021 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Working-Class Americans, and Black America are the “Biggest Losers,” in Biden’s version of Build Back Better, as economic growth and long-term job creation will suffer, or be considerably reduced. Democrats’ due diligence in considering how to spend possibly, $2.0 trillion leaves a lot to be desired. Holding a Senate... [Read more...]

There’s a little Henrietta Lacks in all of us.

October 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On a hot summer’s day, Aug. 21, 1920, a woman named Henrietta Lacks was born in Roanoke, Virginia to a mother of ten children. Though blessed with the gift of life, she was not blessed with the fruits of good fortune. At the tender age of four, her mother died while giving birth to her tenth child. Not too long after, her father... [Read more...]

Freedom Waters Will Break Through Joe Biden’s Authoritarian Mandate Wall.

October 25, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlakckMan.com) The American people must never lose sight of what makes our country great as we march toward victory in our ongoing efforts to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic. We will defeat this enemy while being true to our highest values, upholding the religious liberty and civil rights of our fellow citizens by rejecting vaccine mandates. Oppressive... [Read more...]

Honoring African-American women.

October 24, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have been thinking a lot about Black women lately. After the 2020 election we were praised for upholding democracy. We’re praised for leading the charge on policy issues ranging from climate change to police brutality, from voter protection to a woman’s right to choose. Black women are constantly applauded but often times... [Read more...]

Build Black Better.

October 24, 2021 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The biggest story in recent news cycles, aside from Gabby Petito (White Lives Matter), has been the disruption of the global supply chain: goods on cargo ships waiting to fill store shelves.  Perhaps you’ve noticed it browsing the aisles of your neighborhood supermarket. What’s not being covered however, is why so many ships... [Read more...]

Why the White House supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

October 24, 2021 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have changed the college landscape and have provided a significant return on investment. Our country cannot reach its goals without strong, viable, sustainable HBCUs – goals necessary to close the education gap, health, wealth and economic gaps. HBCUs were founded to educate... [Read more...]

Still Reconstructing, Reconstruction Era in 2021.

October 24, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In a recent conversation with Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner spoke about his book “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.” As Foner discussed the historic ways the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments shaped our nation, he noted how... [Read more...]

Comedian Dave Chappelle’s Jokes on Transgender Community Don’t Merit the Backlash.

October 24, 2021 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I can’t say that I’m an ardent fan of the comedic stylings of D.C.’s own Dave Chappelle but in recent years, I have made it a point to view his series of shows presented by Netflix. I was more an Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Kevin Hart kind of brother. Actually, what first caught my eye was the controversy surrounding Monique... [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...]

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