Every Black Boy deserves to be proud of who he is. Every Black Boy deserves to love the skin he is in. Every Black Boy deserves to be happy. Every Black Boy deserves to be loved for who he is. Every Black Boy deserves to be what he is. Every Black Boy deserves to the … Continue reading Black Boy: Every Black Boy Poem
Black Boy started off as a fun story I made up for my nephew Tiny. Tiny is a restless little boy who, will stay up all night if you let him. Late nights when he would refuse to go to sleep, hours after his brother fell asleep, Tiny would guilt me into reading him a … Continue reading Black Boy: The Beginning of a story.
We ultimately decided to go with Julie Anderson illustration of Xabiere I like the muscle in the other picture but Xabiere is only 15 and he will eventually grow into that, plus Julie embodied the essence of my nephew! His cool, humble demeanor. His laid back, nonchalant attitude! I love the potential of Xabiere! Artist: … Continue reading Crown Universe: Xabiere’s Journey
He said what he said! Behind the scenes of the Black Boy shoot! Photographer: John Schaidler #Blackismysuperpower His happiness matters! #MyHappinessMatters #BeingBlackIsSuperCool #BlackFathersMatter The inspiration behind Black Boy! My nephews! I love what I do! #CrownTheWriter