The Unrelenting Quest to Protect My Son From Other Men’s Expectations

Are we raising boys who are free to be themselves?

Jonita Davis
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A still from “#blackAF.” Photo courtesy of Netflix

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A young Black boy comes into the house crying. When his parents ask what’s wrong, he explains: His classmates forgot his…

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Jonita Davis
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Jonita Davis is a writer, film critic, and professor. She’s a member of NABJ, AAFCA, a Rotten Tomatoes critic, author, DetourXP Columnist.