Really, I have no words to add to what poet Javon Johnson says in this, his poem, “Cuz He’s Black.” All the emotion, all the passion, all the fear that Javon’s conjures up in this, his award-winning performance in the 2013 National Poetry Slam, left my mind totally blown. Please, press play. And after you finish wiping your tears and applauding him, like Javon Johnson, a poet and college professor, on his Facebook page, and thank him for his incredible words. And then pray for our sons.
Hat tip: Upworthy.