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Damon Young


Damon Young is a co-founder and editor in chief of VerySmartBrothas, a columnist for, a contributing editor and columnist for EBONY Magazine, a columnist for The Root, and a founding editor of 1839. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC, Al-Jazeera, Slate, Salon, The Guardian, New York Magazine, Jezebel, Complex, Essence Magazine, USA Today, and the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Based in Pittsburgh, he's also a member of ACLU Pennsylvania's State Board. 

Works by Damon Young
What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays
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