In Honor Of the Black Mothers Of Slain Sons: Art for Justice
In honor of the mothers who cry out for their sons.
Powerless Black Mothers: Protecting Our Sons From Stereotypes, Danger Feels Impossible
This mom is raising three Black sons who love loud music and hoodies. And she's scared to death she won't be able to protect them from the tyranny of stereotypes.
Black Breastfeeding Week 2013: Celebrating Black Mothers, Babies and the Best First Food
Black lives matter. Black mothers and our babies matter. Black breastfeeding—this definitely matters. That’s why MyBrownBaby is proud to support Black Breastfeeding Week, the inaugural...
Newt Gingrich To Poor Black Mothers And Children: Pick Up a Broom, Lazy Asses.
Sweet baby Jesus—serial sexual harasser and unapologetic adulterer Herman Cain finally crawls back into his hole and now we gotta watch serial cheater and crook...
Going It Alone: Survey Says Black Mothers Get Little Help, Services & Support While Giving Birth
A groundbreaking survey of African American mothers on their pregnancy and birth experiences reveals that black moms have little support before, during and after birth—a...
Tackling Infant Mortality Rates—Without Stereotyping Black Mothers
So I wake up Saturday morning to this New York Times piece, Tackling Infant Mortality Rates Among Blacks, and by story’s end, I’m heated. I...
Our Unsung Mothers Of Modern Gynecology: How White History Shades Black Pain
Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy, Black women, shed blood at the hands of a sadistic doctor who used their bodies for medical experimentation. They are the martyrs—the mothers of modern gynecology. Say their names.
The Attack On Black Single Mothers: Outrunning Stereotypes, Carrying the Burden
Black mothers are forced to expend energy trying to outrun the idea that they are bad mothers who birth and then neglect bad kids with uninvolved, bad daddies. And that's a sin and a shame.
For White Mothers Who Don’t Know How To Style Their Black Children’s Natural Hair: I Feel You
This mom says she'll never look at that brown child with the white mom and make assumptions again.
Apology To My Brown Boy: Bassey Ikpi On Trayvon Martin, Mothers & Raising Black Boys (VIDEO)
Friends: MyBrownBaby contributor Bassey Ikpi penned this post and recorded the accompanying video, “Apology To My Brown Boy,” for her site, Bassey’s World. She very...