Will Smith showing emotion to the merciless crowds

On Will Smith, Chris Rock and Why Black Men Can’t Show Emotion Around You People

The macho expectations eating Black men alive and how much the rabid crowd loves it

If you’ve been following Will Smith, you know that this year (and the past few) must’ve been as difficult and as rewarding for him as any. He is a natural spotlight hog and we, the people…

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I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.

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