Damon Young

Damon Young

Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB. He is also a contributing editor for EBONY.com. He resides in Pittsburgh, and he really likes pancakes.

The Lightskinned Revolution Will Be Televised During All-Star Weekend

Hide your kids, hide your girlfriends, hide your wave caps

Life As One Of The Last People On Kanye West Island

No one seems to want to live on Kanye West Island anymore.

Yes, The Grammys Suck (And Have Sucked For Some Time), But Why?

We continue to watch, talk, and write about them -- hoping with each year that they might suck a bit less -- but the slow burn of shitty continues.

10 Things The Video For FourFiveSeconds Could Also Very Easily Be

Just trying to make it back home by Monday morning. I swear.

How Not To Let Valentine’s Day Ruin Your Valentine’s Day

Singledom is, if not anything else, authentic

Rooting For New England Is Like Rooting For Gout, And More Thoughts About The Super Bowl

There's a football game being played this weekend, apparently.

When White Liberals Attack

What's happening is that these people -- used to the clear air the self-imposed moral high ground of doing things The Right Way has given them -- are learning they are not beyond reproach.

Six Reasons Why Black Ink Crew Is The Realest Reality Show Ever

With other reality shows, you care because it makes good TV. On Black Ink Crew, you care because you don't want them to be predicate felons.