Joey Percy Newton
Joey Percy Newton is a journalist, content creator, and social critic. His unique style of social commentary has garnered him a growing following who have come to anticipate his unique and often humorous take on some of the most trending social topics. Joey’s commitment to centering Blackness in all of his ventures and his vision for producing raw, unfiltered content for the Black community, led Joey to co-found Black Is The Standard where he is also a Senior Staff Writer. With a growing influence on social media, Joey’s page is a space where you can find his most introspective content in its most authentic and uncensored form. Joey is also a proud plant dad and the founder of Root Wata, a plant shop at the intersection of plant care and self care.
Understanding Black Skepticism Towards Celebrity Deaths
One of the key factors contributing to Black skepticism towards celebrity deaths is the historical long list of mysterious deaths that were written off as "drug related.
May 13, 2023
Early Cognitive Development in Black Children
Cognitive growth and mental development during early childhood lay the foundation for later learning and development.
May 5, 2023
Strategies for Improved Well Being and Self Confidence
The first step in addressing a lack of security within yourself is to recognize and admit its presence.
May 4, 2023
There’s A Shortage of Black Sperm Donors: Understanding the Problem and Potential Solutions
There's a shortage of Black sperm donors. Here are the reasons why.
May 3, 2023
The Most Important Tool To Have On Your Spiritual Journey
The ancestors are believed to have the power to guide, protect, and bless us if they are honored and remembered through ritual and offerings. For this reason, ancestral altars are featured in many Black households.
April 28, 2023
How Much Longer Can We keep Doing This?
According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, Black women are three times more likely to experience intimate partner violence than white women.
April 26, 2023
A New Black Owned Hot Sauce Brand You Gotta Taste
Soulyfe is a Black-owned brand that has made a name for itself by creating delicious and flavorful hot sauces.
April 24, 2023
Top 10 Mistakes Beginner Plant Parents Make
Many new plant parents make common mistakes that can harm their plants, leading to frustration and discouragement. Here are the top ten mistakes beginner plant parents make and how to avoid them.
April 20, 2023
Feminine Vs Masculine Energy
There is often a societal pressure for individuals to conform to gender norms and expectations, especially when it comes to expressions of femininity and masculinity. However, it's important to recognize that both men and women can benefit from embracing both feminine and masculine energies.
March 26, 2023
How Self-taught Portait Artist and Muralist Jamie Bonfiglio is Making an Impact on the Culture
It's Women's History Month and we're celebrating Black women who are making an impact on the culture. First up is artist, Jamie Bonfiglio.
March 1, 2023