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LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, MO currently living in San Francisco, Ca. A graduate of Paseo Academy of Fine Arts, LeRon is the author of two books, “Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American Drug Culture” and “All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of Dating, Relationships, Heartbreak, and Marriage.” In addition to the books, LeRon is an essayist; whose topics cover racism, mass incarceration, politics, gender, and dating. These works have appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, Elephant Journal, East Bay Times, and MoAD.

Recently, Mr. Barton was on our show talking about his recent article The Minimising Of The Sexual Assault Of Black Boys.

During the conversation, LeRon talked about:

– Why he wrote the article
– The lack of attention about this subject
– Why it is normal for a Black boy to have sex at a young age? Why is not a concern?
– The assumption that Black men and boys cannot be raped
– Black boys can never be innocent and often are viewed as a predator
– The response to the article
– The effect that this has on Black boys and men's emotions
– The importance of therapy for Black men

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