Damon Young is the author of What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays.
How I Came to View the American Flag as a Threat
As the four of us pedaled along the Monongahela River and through McKeesport, Pa. -- a sleepy steel town 11.9 miles from downtown Pittsburgh -- I interrupted our debate about Ghostface’s place in America’s literary...By Damon Young September 12, 2019
How Do I Convince My Little Black Girl That She Can Be Whatever She Wants to Be in America?
It was more than a year and a half after our daughter was born that I finally shared with my wife my thoughts from our first week as parents. After driving back from Home Depot,...By Damon Young March 18, 2019
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