Swag or Armor? deconstructing Black male swag

“People, like water, seek their own level.” — Ann Landers

I love a Black man with swag. His walk, that smooth talk, the way he tilts his head, how his shoulders slope slightly forward always gets my attention. Swag can be defined as style, personality, an edge. In this case, it is a very specific cool. One that cannot be manufactured or possessed by any other — at least not…