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Tim Barnes Is The Only One Who Was Stabbed By A Random Stranger The Only One In The Room

    • Personal Journals

What if you never experienced violence while growing up in your all-Black neighborhood, but when you moved to a city, which is less than 2% Black, violence found you for the first time?
Tim Barnes, comedian and television writer grew up in South Central Los Angeles and was stabbed by a stranger after moving to the tony city of Santa Barbara, leaving him to wonder if it was a random stabbing or had he attacked because he was Black?
But what would you do if every time you were presented with an opportunity you wondered if it was because of your qualifications or because of your race? Would you decide to play it safe and work in a world where everyone looked like you? Or would you become a writer on one of the most-watched late-night shows in history, and become the voice of the ones who aren’t in the room?
More From Tim Barnes:
Visit: https://www.timbarnescomedy.com/
Watch: Inland Empire
Read: Uncertain Life
Listen: Yub Nub
Finding Tim Barnes:
Twitter: @TimBarnes451
Instagram: @timbarnescomedy
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What if you never experienced violence while growing up in your all-Black neighborhood, but when you moved to a city, which is less than 2% Black, violence found you for the first time?
Tim Barnes, comedian and television writer grew up in South Central Los Angeles and was stabbed by a stranger after moving to the tony city of Santa Barbara, leaving him to wonder if it was a random stabbing or had he attacked because he was Black?
But what would you do if every time you were presented with an opportunity you wondered if it was because of your qualifications or because of your race? Would you decide to play it safe and work in a world where everyone looked like you? Or would you become a writer on one of the most-watched late-night shows in history, and become the voice of the ones who aren’t in the room?
More From Tim Barnes:
Visit: https://www.timbarnescomedy.com/
Watch: Inland Empire
Read: Uncertain Life
Listen: Yub Nub
Finding Tim Barnes:
Twitter: @TimBarnes451
Instagram: @timbarnescomedy
Special thanks to our sponsors:
Away:
We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone.
Best Fiends:
Join us and the millions of Americans who are already playing this game. Download Best Fiends for FREE on The Apple APP store or Google Play. That’s friends without the R, Best Fiends.
Voyage et Cie:
Voyage et Cie's curator Melanie Apple has cultivated a passion for notable moments using the sense of smell. Voyage et Cie is the ultimate luxury blend of travel, fragrance, and design. Each original fragrance is created by Melanie, 100% organic and natural which will transport you on a journey. Visit https://www.voyageetcie.com/ and enter the code: theonlyone to get your 10% off your purchase!
Cute Booty Lounge:
Cute Booty Lounge is made by women and for women. There’s a cute booty style for everyone! Cute Booty Lounge has you covered...Embrace Your Body, Love Your Booty!
Head to Cutebooty.com or click the link here to order yours, but don't forget to enter the code theonlybooty to get 15% off your first order!
Join our Patreon:
Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you’ll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast
Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts. 
Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series. 
Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more.
We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show!
All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 min