Finding Hope and Humanity In Ferguson On Thanksgiving Day
12-Year-Old Shot By Police: No Safe Place For Black Children
There's Hope: How to Transform the Lives of Black Boys
Black Girls Fighting: Is Reality TV Inciting Our Daughters To Violence?
The Joys of Being An African American Mom: An #MBIBMoms Twitter Chat with MyBrownBaby

Finding Hope and Humanity In Ferguson On Thanksgiving Day

While contemplating Ferguson on Thanksgiving Day, our Faith & Motherhood columnist is grateful for that sliver of hope she still has for humanity.

12-Year-Old Shot By Police: No Safe Place For Black Children

Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old shot by police, was a child who had the right to be just that... A CHILD.

– Nov 24, 2014

There’s Hope: How to Transform the Lives of Black Boys

David Banks, author of a new book about educating and inspiring Black boys, says they can find success—with our help.

– Nov 18, 2014

Black Girls Fighting: Is Reality TV Inciting Our Daughters To Violence?

Black girls fighting on reality TV has our daughters thinking they need to use their fists to problem solve—and they're hurting because of it.

– Nov 17, 2014

The Joys of Being An African American Mom: An #MBIBMoms Twitter Chat with MyBrownBaby

Not everything about being an African American mom is about race. Sometimes, the little things confound and bring great joy.

– Nov 10, 2014

K. Michelle & Plastic Surgery: She Can Keep Her Message For Young Girls To Herself

The reality show star's plastic surgery advice to be "happy" with artificial body changes is the last message I want for my daughters.

– Nov 6, 2014

Train Up a Child In the Way He Should Go: Teaching & Learning In Motherhood

Learning how to train up a child in the way he should go is learned on the job. You learn as you go. You go as you learn. Sometimes you get it wrong.

An Open Letter to my Fellow White, Liberal Parents: DO BETTER

The white mom of a Black daughter chronicles white liberal racism, and implores white parents to be mindful of their biases.

– Nov 5, 2014

Parenting While Unemployed: Learning To Conquer Doubt and Be Inspired

One mom chronicles the serious challenges she faces while searching for a job, among them, finding the strength to parent through unemployment.

– Nov 3, 2014

Cider Apple Pie with Apple Cider Drizzle (RECIPE)

This Cider Apple Pie recipe is a new staple dessert Girlpie whips up for company—or when I beg. #AintTooProud

– Oct 31, 2014

Kiawah Island Residence Inn: Plotting Our Affordable Family Vacation

It's time for a getaway! Plotting an affordable family vacation at Kiawah Island's Andell Inn, a Residence Inn by Marriott hotel.

– Oct 30, 2014

Suffer the Little Children: the Effect of Domestic Violence On Kids

It's not just battered moms who get hurt: the effects of domestic violence on children are real—and long lasting.

– Oct 29, 2014