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 Respectability Politics of Ciara and Russell Wilson’s Relationship

Heavy is the burden of rejection that hangs upon men’s shoulders.

White Terrorism and #BlackLivesMatter

When the protection of the law bends and skirts the justice system, is this the goal of White terrorism?

Sandra Bland Calls out to Black Men

We need to be arm and arm with black women in courage and action when it comes to destroying the machine that destroys us.

The N-Word and Education Reform

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

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

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

The Complicated Legacy of Dr. King

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

Watching Django While Black

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

Why Do Men Marry at All?

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

Life Lessons from Football

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

The Amnesia of 9/11

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

Fatherhood and the Black Community

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

Walk Away

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

An Education in Inequality

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