About Tim Brown

TB is a single 30 something living in Atlanta, GA. He is a former collegiate athlete and now
works in academia. Mentor, brother, and friend are all titles in his list of accomplishments.

The N-Word and Education Reform

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Tim Brown believes that, “Cultural sensitivity should be a block of granite in the foundation of our education system, taught annually and comprehensively.”

Don Lemon, Oscar Grant, Marc Lamont Hill and Henry Louis Gates

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Tim Brown looks at the profiling that happens even to black men who are well-educated, well-respected and well-known, and thus respectfully disagrees with Don Lemon’s recent talking points.

Fruitvale Station: Four Ways It Reinforced What I Know to Be True

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Tim Brown looks at Fruitvale Station through the lens of “That could’ve been me.”

The Complicated Legacy of Dr. King

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In some circles, speaking ill of Dr. King is blasphemous. But wasn’t he just a man like ourselves?

Watching Django While Black

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Despite the controversy, Tim Brown thinks ‘Django Unchained’ is a great movie.

Why Do Men Marry at All?

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Tim Brown thinks of four reasons why he would even consider marriage.

Life Lessons from Football

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Everyone has a plan until they get hit, and other lessons.

The Amnesia of 9/11

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We came together as a country eleven years ago. Can we do it again in 2012?

Fatherhood and the Black Community

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Tim Brown hopes he’s up for the challenge of a daughter’s braids someday, too.

Walk Away

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Tim Brown advises men to protect themselves and prevent domestic violence.

An Education in Inequality

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What Tim Brown has learned from the Penn State scandal about institutional racism.