Living Up To the Millner Name, In Honor Of My Daddy, Who Inspires
When it comes to the "Millner" name, I've used my by-line to celebrate my father and his insistence that I excell—by any means necessary.
Crazy Eyes Uzo Aduba: If You Can Say ‘Tchaikovsky,’ You Can Pronounce My Name (VIDEO)
Crazy Eyes Uzo Aduba has a darn good reason why you should be able to pronounce her name.
Dove’s ‘Love Your Curls’ Film Perfect For Black Girls With Natural Hair
Love Your Curls, Dove's new film encouraging natural hair love, is the perfect self-esteem boost for Black girls.
Kick the Blues in 2015: Laughter Is the Best Medicine
After sadness and anger muddied 2014, 2015 is the perfect time to recognize that laughter is the best medicine.
Kanye West’s Only One: Connecting Our Children With Grandparents Who’ve Passed
The new Kanye West 'Only One' song tore me to pieces—and reminded me to show off memories of my mother to my girls.
What I’m Not Carrying Into 2015 (and You, Mom, Shouldn’t Either)
A mother considers what raising a fearless child means when her daughter takes on one of her phobias.
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.
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.
There’s Hope: How to Transform the Lives of Black Boys
David Banks, author of a new book about educating and inspiring Black boys, says they can find success—with our help.
Train Up a Child In the Way He Should Go: Teaching & Learning In Motherhood
Learning how to train up a child in the way he should go is learned on the job. You learn as you go. You go as you learn. Sometimes you get it wrong.