Damon Young

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Dear Woman Who Wrote a Letter to Cam Newton

“Dear Mr. Newton, Congratulations on your win in Nashville today. Our team played well, but…

Halloween Things: When Is It Appropriate to Wear Blackface?

Halloween is right around the corner, which means we’re also dead in the middle of…

[MANIFEST] Am I a Mediocre Husband or Just Struggling to Be a Good One?

There is a tendency for the type of mediocre men (and women) who need acknowledgement…

How to Break Up with Your Barber

From 2002 to 2014, I had the same barber. That’s 12 years. To put that…

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Ten Signs You Are Watching a Black Movie

Before we begin, a question: Do the recent Fast and the Furious movies (Fast Five,…

Victor Cruz, His Forever Fiancée and the Tale of the Text

Who is Victor Cruz? Victor Cruz is a star wide receiver for the New York…

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Who is Ben Carson and Why Did He Mock Police Brutality?

Who is Ben Carson? He  is the guy Cuba Gooding Jr played in Gifted Hands:…

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ICYMI:Why Is Sean Penn Suing Lee Daniels?

In Case You Missed It: Actor Sean Penn announced that he would be suing Empire showrunner Lee…

Language Litmus Test: Can You Say N*gga?

Last week on black-ish, a performance of Kanye West’s “Golddigger” by youngest son “Jack” (Miles…

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Why I’ve Never Seen ‘Love & Basketball’

I have a confession to make: I have not seen Love and Basketball. Which, okay. I’m…