Happy Book Birthday, ‘Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut’!

"Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut" is on bookshelves today, and author Derrick Barnes is sharing why the story celebrates this truth: Black boys matter.

– Oct 10, 2017

A Tale Of Two Divas: Why There Can Only Be One

She tried the diva cup for the culture. And other reasons. To disastrous results. An hilarious review.

– Oct 10, 2017

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut is Getting RAVE REVIEWS!

CROWN: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, does a fine job celebrating the what rarely gets an airing in children’s picture books: #blackboyjoy.

– Oct 3, 2017

Neonatal Negligence & The Evil That Naval Nurses Do

The racist Naval nurses who abused Black newborns just hours after they were born deserve a punishment they can taste.

– Sep 21, 2017

The Gift of Black Children’s Books: a $1,000 Donation for Denene Millner Books

Spending $17.99 on a black children's book is worth the expense. One anonymous donor agreed, and donated $1,000 to put Denene Millner Books into children's hands.

– Sep 13, 2017

NFL Boycott: Why We Won’t be Yelling “Touchdown” on Sundays

This Black mom's 11-year-old son is embracing the NFL boycott, taking a stand for Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee for him.

– Aug 16, 2017

Dearest, ‘Detroit’ the Movie Ain’t For Us: Dodging Black Trauma

Here's what we don't need our kids to see: Detroit, a movie that fetishizes the brutalization of Black boys , sans context or care for the pain it causes.

– Aug 9, 2017

Happy Book Birthday “There’s a Dragon in My Closet,” Plus, Goodnight, MyBrownBaby!

"There's a Dragon in My Closet," the new Denene Millner Books offering by Dorothea Taylor and illustrated by Charly Palmer, is in stores today.

– Aug 8, 2017

Train Up A Child: Talking and Teaching Black Children Sexual Responsibility

If a lawsuit accusing Usher of infecting a partner with herpes should do anything, it's to convince us parents to have real talks with our kids about sex.

– Jul 29, 2017

The Jay-Z 4:44: Can Black Men and Women Finally Have an Honest Talk?

The new Jay-Z "4:44" album has us deep-diving into some serious discussions—and hard truths—about how men and women view relationships and why it's so hard for us to make them work.

– Jul 18, 2017

Daddy’s Girl, Still: He Never Came Home

Prolific politics and race writer Kirsten West Savali turns her pen toward an introspective, emotional look at life with her father—and without him.

– Jun 14, 2017

A Seat at the Table: MyBrownBaby Has a New TV Show

Y'all! I have a new TV show, A Seat at the Table, debuting this Sunday, June 18th. Join me in a Twitter chat tonight to hear more about this revolutionary, unapologetic celebration of Black womanhood.

– Jun 13, 2017

He Never Came Home: I Was the Different One

Celebrating the release of "He Never Came Home," essays from daughters on life without their dads, with a piece by Nisa Rashid, asha bandele's baby.

– Jun 13, 2017

You Did It Your Way: He Never Came Home

A daughter whose father died when she was a teen recounts the loving lessons she learned from him—an excerpt from the upcoming book, "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 8, 2017

Here and There: He Never Came Home

A daughter remembers all the ways her father said he would show up, but didn't. A powerful essay from the upcoming book, "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 7, 2017
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