#BROWNGIRLSWRITE: Meet 8-Year-Old Nia Mya Reese, Best Selling Author

Nia Mya Reese is eight years old big sister with a story to tell. And that story, about how to deal with annoying little brothers, is now a bestselling picture book.

– Mar 22, 2017

The Stories We Tell: ‘The Reunion,’ A New Short Film, Makes Its Writer Embrace Fear

As she works on her new short film, "The Reunion," this writer works through hear fear of failure and embraces the art form.

– Mar 20, 2017

Kiarre Harris: Homeschooling Arrest Shows Blackness and Bureaucracy Don’t Mix

Kiarre Harris chose to homeschool her children, and lost custody of her babies for her troubles—and her blackness.

– Mar 14, 2017

Making Magic: How We Launched Denene Millner Books

It's the little imprint that could. Here, everything you wanted to know about the birth of Agate Publishing's Denene Millner Books.

– Mar 8, 2017

“Good Night MyBrown Baby”: Debbie Allen’s “Dancing In the Wings” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our fifth Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of me reading a family favorite, Debbie Allen's "Dancing In the Wings."

– Mar 7, 2017

‘My Brown Baby,’ My New Black Parenting Book, Is In Stores Today!

It's pub day for My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children, my new parenting book. Let's celebrate!

– Mar 7, 2017

What’s Beef To Black Girls? The Reality of a Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj Rap Battle

The rap battle between Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj is funny—until we consider that real Black girls die real deaths over such things.

– Mar 2, 2017

How To Support Authors: 10 Ways You Can Make Denene Millner Books A Success

Denene Millner Books is my baby, and it can't survive without your support.

– Feb 27, 2017

Serena Williams In a Thong Is GLORIOUS and Empowering For This Black Woman

Serena Williams in a thong is not a strike against feminism. It's a celebration of the very body society long deemed too big and brown to be beautiful.

– Feb 27, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Jacqueline Woodson’s “We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our fifth Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of me reading a family favorite, Jacqueline Woodson's "We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past."

– Feb 21, 2017

Single Mom Tax Refund: 9 Ways To Make Your Money Work For You

Single moms and tax refunds can be a match made in heaven—if you know how to work it. Here are nine ways to put your refund to work.

– Feb 20, 2017

Our Unsung Mothers Of Modern Gynecology: How White History Shades Black Pain

Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy, Black women, shed blood at the hands of a sadistic doctor who used their bodies for medical experimentation. They are the martyrs—the mothers of modern gynecology. Say their names.

– Feb 15, 2017

I Don’t Want To Have A Black Son

This Black mom is gripped by fear that having a Black son will someday lead her into picking out a suit for his casket rather than his prom.

– Feb 15, 2017

No, I Wasn’t Angry Or Mean. I Was Just a Black Girl In School

Black girls face the double-whammy of race and gender stereotypes in the classroom, and stereotypes and biases are actively pushing them out of class.

– Feb 14, 2017

This Was The First Time I Realized I Was Black

The first time I realized I was Black was when my Girl Scout Troup leader's daughter called me a nigger and chased me off her street. I was 12.

– Feb 13, 2017
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