Dear President: 'For Black Men Like My Grandfather, Being Gay Equaled Failure At Manhood'

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Robert Jones, a writer and winner of the 2014 Black Weblog Award for Best LGBT Blog, discusses his essay about growing up as a gay black man, and the expectations around race and masculinity.

This is part of WNYC's Dear President: What You Need to Know About Race series, a week of conversations and first-person radio essays exploring a broad range of personal truths about being Black in America to help set a new agenda for racial equality.