Non-white stories need to be shared, now, more than ever. In this age of our new administration, one man refuses to fall silent.
Y’all gotta step up and do better.
I was given the opportunity to speak at TEDxWilsonPark called “How I Overcame My Fear of Stuttering. In this talk, I speak about growing up with a speech impediment, the challenges of going to college, job interviews, relationships, and how I was able to overcome obstacles and own my stutter. I believe this is an…
LeRon Barton has experience navigating the world as a Black man, but the Jordan Davis killing has him asking why that needs to be a challenge.
Being an ally should last more than an hour or two.
A Black man writing a book to humanize Black men and boys: it couldn’t have come at a better time for me and everyone else.
Respectability politics and victim blaming: “If you just straighten your clothes, speak without Ebonics, act more white, and pull up your pants, you will be accepted.”
The purse clutch. Being a fetish. LeRon Barton talks about what it really means to be black in America.
To all of my young guys out here waffling, not knowing if they are doing the right thing or not, I am here with you.
Nothing has really changed and we still haven’t asked ourselves how this is affecting the Black psyche and especially the young Black psyche.
Seven harmful traits we can get rid of when measuring what a man is.
There is no punchline, they talk about how race affects them… or doesn’t.
Speaking on and supporting transgender issues starts with correcting misconceptions.
Talking about race does not have to be nasty or disrespectful. It just has to be honest and truthful.
Another reminder of being Black in America.
My days and nights are consumed by one thing: how to make it pop.