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What's The Most Important Thing You've Learned As A Black Man?

Reach one, teach one.

Growing up as a black man in this day and age is filled with joy, pain, and everything in between.

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As men, a lot of us were taught to hold things in.

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So a lot of have some secret lessons we've learned from our fathers, uncles, brothers, and our experiences.


And it's time to share the wealth.

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So, maybe you've learned that telling your homies you love them doesn't make you sound weak or look corny.

Or, you've learned that if you want the part you have to look the part.

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Maybe you learned to never conform to the ultra masculine depictions of what being a black male is "supposed" to be.

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But, if there's anything that should be common knowledge it's that we're all in this together, so reach one and teach one.

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We want to know — What’s the most important thing you've learned as a black man? Tell us in the comments and you might get featured in our next BuzzFeed Community post.

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