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The Talk

Thom Gossom, Jr.
Thom Gossom, Jr.

Today’s guest columnist is Thom Gossom, Jr.

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(Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared on Facebook and is being  published with permission of author)

I remember “the talk.”

The talk that black fathers gave and probably still give to their sons. It was time. I was probably getting closer to driver’s license age and that meant I could venture further from the nest on my own.

The talk was serious. No! It wasn’t the sex talk. We had that one too. It was like the sex itself. Quick and… well you know. Continue reading The Talk