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Damon Young

Damon Young
Damon Young is the co-editor of 1839. He's also a co-founder and editor in chief of VSB (VerySmartBrothas) and a contributing editor and columnist for EBONY Magazine. Damon is busy. He can be reached at

The Nappyheaded Black Male Revolution

While much attention has been paid to the natural hair movement as it relates to Black women, we're dead in the middle of a nappyheaded Black male movement too.

Why I Stayed

1839 editor Damon Young articulates why he hasn't left the Burgh. His reason might surprise you.