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.

How It Feels To Get Your Ass Kicked In Spades

Bad spades hands carry a cruel inevitability. You know you are going to lose badly. And worse, your opponent knows. But you can't exactly quit. Which means you have to sit there and take all the shit-talking and faux self-deprecation until the hand is done.

Five Types Of Post-Racial Racists You Will Definitely Meet

You can hang him from a tree, but he'll never sign with me

It’s Official: Bill Cosby Is Out Of His Gotdamn Mind

No, seriously. Bill Cosby is out of his gotdamn mind.

“I Like Big Butts. And I Cannot Lie.” Says Science

"Lemme see that spine shake" just doesn't have the same punch

The Worst Part Of The DOJ’s Report On Ferguson

The police isn't a department store you can just decide to stop shopping in or a Facebook friend you can block. They are not going anywhere.

Ben Carson Is The Dumbest Motherfucker Alive

I do not care that, while in middle school, at least 37% of you did at least one book report on Ben Carson during Black History Month

In Defense Of Too Many Of The “Wrong” Type Of Black People On TV

There's never been -- not in the 80s, not in the 90s -- more Black people on TV every week than there are now.

Why “I Hope He Whooped The Shit Out Of George Zimmerman” Is The Blackest Thing I’ve Ever Heard This Week

Because Trayvon Martin is dead. He was killed three years ago today. He would have been 20 years old.