What's Wrong With Letting Little Girls Play In Makeup?—and other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links
Young, Gifted & Black: My Promise To Support My Children In School and Beyond
Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez Show Why Representation Matters In 'Home'
Mo'Ne Davis Forgives Her Twitter Troll. Sweet, But That Wouldn't Be My Daughter.
Cops In Schools: This Video Montage Shows the Heartbreaking Truth Of How Black Children Are Harmed When Law Enforcement is in Charge of School Discipline

What’s Wrong With Letting Little Girls Play In Makeup?—and other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links

A beauty blogger questions why people get mad when little girls play in makeup, a white girl finds out she's really Black, a little Black boy interviews his dad and other MBBFresh links.

– Mar 27, 2015

Young, Gifted & Black: My Promise To Support My Children In School and Beyond

My daughters are young, gifted & Black because they do their part in the classroom. But as their mom, I have to play my part, too.

– Mar 26, 2015

Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez Show Why Representation Matters In ‘Home’

'Home," the new movie featuring the voices of Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez, shows our children, quite literally, in technicolor—and we're here for it!

– Mar 24, 2015

Mo’Ne Davis Forgives Her Twitter Troll. Sweet, But That Wouldn’t Be My Daughter.

Mo'Ne Davis forgives the dude who called her a "slut." But that's not the message I want my daughters to embrace.

– Mar 24, 2015

Cops In Schools: This Video Montage Shows the Heartbreaking Truth Of How Black Children Are Harmed When Law Enforcement is in Charge of School Discipline

You know what's a complete disaster when it comes to Black children? Cops in schools, the chauffeurs to the school-to-prison pipeline.

– Mar 24, 2015

8 Ways Raising a Toddler Is Like a Hostage Negotiation with a Highly Unstable Person

Raising a toddler means accepting that they’re pissed off even when you give them exactly what they want.

– Mar 23, 2015

Oh, Happy Day! Celebrate International Happy Day By Being Kind To Others

Celebrating International Happy Day with adorable #MBBFresh pics that are sure to coax a smile to your face.

– Mar 20, 2015

Diaper Bags and Church Shoes: In Praise of MyBrownBaby’s Own, Tracey Michael Lewis-Giggetts

"Diaper Bags and Church Shoes" is the book that helps steady your walk in faith and motherhood.

– Mar 19, 2015

When Is It Okay To Let Girls Wear Makeup?

In the MyBrownBaby household, one need not even ask until high school—and even then is questionable.

– Mar 18, 2015

Ashy Knees and Dry Hair: When Mixed Children Grooming Raises Eyebrows Abroad

Mixed children grooming becomes all the more precarious in foreign countries where racial stigmas aren't as obvious as here in America.

– Mar 17, 2015

Black Dolls: Watch This Artist Transform Hyper-sexualized Dolls Into Age-Appropriate Toys Perfect For Our Little Girls (VIDEO)

Black dolls still seem to be few and far between, and those out there can be much too sexy for girl. Tree Change Dolls aims to fix that.

– Mar 16, 2015

Fall Off the Bone Oven Ribs With A Dry Rub

Oven ribs. This is how you turn up with pork ribs when the grill is down.

– Mar 13, 2015