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

All Is Forgiven: He Never Came Home

A daughter remembers all the ways her father failed to show up for her—and forgives him for it, in this excerpt from "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 6, 2017

Blackface In White Spaces: Black Folks Are Gonna Check You, Boo

An Instagram makeup artist thinks dressing up a white model in Blackface is cool. It is not.

– May 30, 2017

The Maiden Flight: MyBrownBaby First Girlpie Mari Graduates High School Today!

Mari graduates today from high school, with honors. We are over the moon proud of her.

– May 25, 2017

Mari, the First Girlpie of MyBrownBaby, is Going to Yale!

Mari, the Girlpie you've watched grow up into a confident, brilliant, beautiful young woman right here on MyBrownBaby, is headed to the Ivy League!

– May 16, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Denene Millner’s “Early Sunday Morning”

Check out the video reading of Denene Millner's "Early Sunday Morning," plus get ready for tonight's "Good Night MyBrownBaby," featuring "Meet Clarabelle Blue."

– Apr 25, 2017

Early Sunday Morning Is Out Tomorrow—Celebrate With Me!

Early Sunday Morning, my new children's picture book on Denene Millner Books, drops on Tuesday. Help me celebrate: buy the book and tell two friends!

– Apr 10, 2017

What ‘Black-ish’ Got Right About Pregnancy Discrimination

ABC's sitcom “Black-ish” was on point for its nuanced take on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.

– Apr 3, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Lane Fredrickson’s ‘Monster Trouble’ (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our seventh 'Good Night MyBrownBaby' giveaway, plus video of me reading our new favorite, "Monster Trouble."

– Mar 28, 2017

#BROWNGIRLSWRITE: Meet 8-Year-Old Nia Mya Reese, Best Selling Author

Nia Mya Reese is eight years old big sister with a story to tell. And that story, about how to deal with annoying little brothers, is now a bestselling picture book.

– Mar 22, 2017
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