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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.