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A man who acts like a child is the biggest turnoff of all

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The late legend’s music shaped various chapters of my life in powerful ways

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It was a year of loss, but that’s not the only thing he’ll learn

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When racist thugs confront me, I always stand my ground

Fist punching a red wall.
Fist punching a red wall.
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I feel guilty for feeling relieved that I wasn’t there in the end

Me and my dad on our last vacation together back in his hometown in India. Photo courtesy of the author.


The truth will set us free — it will also help us heal

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After four tumultuous decades, I finally settled into my own skin

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Whether alumni or walking the halls of elite schools today, we recognize a tough shared experience

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In defense of a demonized emotion


Writer Joel Leon wants to answer your questions—with the help of Jigga—every week.

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