Playground Politics: A 20-Something Black Mom Negotiates Strollers and Stereotypes

By TARA PRINGLE JEFFERSON The judgmental stares start as soon as I pull up into the parking lot of the neighborhood playground. Among the rows...

– Jul 28, 2009

Here's To Hoping It Won't Matter To My Babies (and Their Friends) If They're Black or White

by JENNIFER JOHNSON I wasn't ever the prettiest girl in school. In fact I was never even close. But that didn't stop me from being...

– Jul 2, 2009

MyBrownBaby: Where No Question Is Considered A Dumb Question

I started MyBrownBaby on a whim last September back when the presidential election was in full gear and the Bristol Palin teen pregnancy fiasco was...

– Mar 16, 2009

Hate It Or Love It, This Brown Girl Won't Be Conforming To Your Definition of "Black."

By CAROLYN EDGAR When my 11-year-old daughter said she wanted to go dressed as an Oreo cookie for Halloween last year, I laughed. Cami. Really....

– Feb 17, 2009