Javon Johnson – “On Learning Freedom”

Performed by Javon Johnson

“The first time I slow danced with a girl was at a backyard party in South Central. It was a sweaty night and the air was too thick for anything but a slow song.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Javon Johnson.

Javon’s highly-anticipated debut book, AIN’T NEVER NOT BEEN BLACK, is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Kevin Kantor!