ABOUT Damon Young
March 30, 2013
While the nation is fully engulfed in March Madness, Damon Young writes in a piece for Ebony that he's been reminded of why college hoops could never replace pro basketball.
The pint-size comedian constantly -- and hilariously -- subverts the image of black masculinity.
Very Smart Brothas' Damon Young -- inspired by reactions to Christopher Dorner but also referring to figures like Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas -- tries to unpack what makes us decide that some folks are authentically black while we retract others' racial credentials.
Very Smart Brothas' Damon Young says that some are just supporting the black former LAPD cop because he's black and getting back at something "white" -- and that's messed up.
Ebony's Damon Young says the website's video of Andre Lowe getting shot encourages viewers to justify their feelings about "black thugs." Even so, Young argues, there's no story if there's no audience.
Damon Young writes on Ebony that after hearing about a girlfriend's bad day, he finally realized why asking a woman to smile can be annoying.
Damon Young, writing at Ebony, draws up his list of irritating Internet behaviors that he says should have been left in 2012.
Damon Young, writing at Ebony, says that a man can absolutely be too old to date just for the sake of dating.
Very Smart Brothas' Damon Young explains how his experience with his mother's illness has led him to re-evaluate the religious practice.
Very Smart Brothas' Damon Young reflects on the role that he believes gender played in the recent punch by a Cleveland bus driver, and wonders whether it's problematic that he wasn't more upset by the violent footage.
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