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.
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
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. Here are the reasons why.
May 3, 2023
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
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
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