Love & Renewal: What My Daddy Taught Me After Mom Passed Away
I expected my father to need a lot of hand-holding at our first holiday dinner after mom died. Boy, was I wrong.
Black Girls With Dark Skin Face Harsher School Discipline
When it comes to Black girls and school discipline, dark-skinned girls are facing harsher penalties than all other races.
From Datcher Dreams to His Americus: Holiday Reading for the Winter, Torched and Charred
The Michael Datcher Americus novel is a study in Black and white.
From Rage to Rest and Back Again: The Importance of Self-Care In the Face Of Injustice
It's great to fight for justice. But running on empty can not be the default way of functioning.
Hair Braiding Shop Of Horror: A Lesson In Etiquette For My Tween
Teaching tweens manners becomes the lesson of the day during a hair braiding session that goes totally wrong.
The Residence Inn Kiawah Island: Our #RIFamily Getaway
Our family getaway to The Residence Inn Kiawah was everything we needed to get back what matters.
The Theory Of Justice: One Black Man’s Frightening Encounter With a Cop & His Power
One man's harrowing experience being stopped by a cop just outside his apartment—and the imbalance of power in the exchange.
What Will I Tell My Son? Parenting In the Age of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown
As the Eric Garner grand jury decision winds its way through the news, one mom contemplates what her fear means for her biracial son.