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Sugar Gone Rotten

What effect will the downfall of R. Kelly have on “sugar daddy” culture?

R. Kelly mugshot photo| Public domain | Wikimedia Commons

I thought the concept of “sugar daddies” was a prop for comedy movies and Blaxploitation classics. As a sheltered youth, much of my exposure to the world was filtered through my parents’ values. Thus, my worldview was pretty narrow when I began my journey as an ambitious, career-oriented, young Black man…




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Joel A. Johnson

Joel A. Johnson

Family man, & creative who enjoys karaoke, poetry, & balance sports (skating & skiing). I focus on social justice. Writes for The Lark, AfroSapiophile, WEOC

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