'The Ghanaian Goldilocks': A Colorful Take On a Classic Tale (REVIEW)
Love & Renewal: What My Daddy Taught Me After Mom Passed Away
Father/Daughter Dance Battle To Tribe Called Quest's 'Electric Relaxation' (VIDEO)
Black Girls With Dark Skin Face Harsher School Discipline
From Datcher Dreams to His Americus: Holiday Reading for the Winter, Torched and Charred

‘The Ghanaian Goldilocks': A Colorful Take On a Classic Tale (REVIEW)

Check out this deliciously original take on Goldilocks, with a Black boy from Ghana as its precocious star.

– Dec 17, 2014

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.

– Dec 16, 2014

Father/Daughter Dance Battle To Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Electric Relaxation’ (VIDEO)

Could this dance battle between a little girl and her daddy be any cuter? Press play.

– Dec 12, 2014

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.

– Dec 12, 2014

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.

– Dec 12, 2014

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.

Brown Girls Publishing: New Black Books Penned By Kids, For Kids

Introducing four new authors—children who penned Black books for Black children. Yes!

– Dec 11, 2014

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.

– Dec 10, 2014

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.

– Dec 9, 2014

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.

– Dec 8, 2014

The Blueprint: Black Parents Can “Do Better” Too

An argument for Black parents to turn our backs on white power structures and depend on and support each other—for our children's sake.

– Dec 4, 2014

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.

– Dec 4, 2014