Picking Role Models That Count: Parents Have Way More Juice Than Hollywood
Forget waiting for Hollywood to funnel heroes to our kids. This dad has a few role models just perfect for Black children.
‘ANNIE’ Official Trailer, Starring Jamie Foxx and Quevenzhane Wallis
If the trailer is any indication, the new and "colorful" 'Annie,' starring Quvenzhané Wallis and Jamie Foxx is going to be adorbs.
Lean In and Have It All—Finding Work/Life Balance, YOUR Way
Being a good mom and wife and leading a purpose-driven life is important to moms. Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts explains how she balances the three.
Born Behind Bars: How Separation, Foster Care and Adoption Shaped My Life
An adoptee born in prison remembers the trauma of being taken from her birth mother, and counts the emotional toll it took on her life.
Dreams For My Black Son: mater mea’s Christal Brown
Showing the beauty, complexity, strength and awesome of Black moms and our children with a celebration of choreographer, dancer and teacher Christal Brown.
Black Beauty: Lupita Nyong’o's Message For Our Daughters
Lupita Nyong'o's Essence speech on learning to love her dark skin reminds this mother to appreciate the actress's impact on mainstream pop culture.
A Black Father Talks His Son Through a Kevin Hart Joke and the Fine Art of Stereotyping
A Kevin Hart joke that plays on stereotypes inspires a "King" to school his "prince" on the importance of image.
Check Out My Melody: How Beyonce Transforms My Mundane Mom Life
In the crazy moments between my jobs as the maid/chauffeur/laundress/insert chore here, Stevie, Erykah, Ledisi and Beyonce are my salvation.
Mothers Like Me: Wrestling with ‘Love My Enemies,’ Especially Those Who Kill Our Babies
When it comes to forgiving the killers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, a Christian mom wrestles with her faith's mandate to "love my enemies."