Black Books Matter: Children’s Books Celebrating Black Boys
We're so proud "Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut," made this incredible list of books for Black boys, and are thrilled to announce a special FB Live reading by "Crown" cover model, young Solomon Barnes!
[Word To Muva] You’re Missing Out By Not Going Bald… Downtown
Gird your loins—literally—and get with the program: this mom says it's time to let go of the old school Michael Jackson and get with the Tyrese... down there.
Let The Church Say Amen: Plies Is A National Treasure
Have you seen Plies on Instagram? His Negro sermons will change ya life. This is why he must be protected—at all costs.
Explaining Thanksgiving To Brown Babies: The Truth Doesn’t Have To Hurt
By K. J. EDWARDS Here we go again—it’s Thanksgiving. Time to break out the macaroni & cheese, collard greens, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pie and...
My Biracial Son Needs to See Himself as Black and Proud
This mom of a biracial son knows the world will view him as African American. She wants him to see himself as a young black man too.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.