What Profit: New Music From Detroit’s Dwele (Video)

Oh, you already know: I stan hard for Dwele, the Detroit soul crooner who happens to be the architect of some of my favorite songs...

– Jun 26, 2012

Donny Hathaway’s Baby Girl, Lalah, Has New Music—Listen HERE!

I remember exactly where I was the first time I heard the miracle that is Lalah Hathaway: I was a young reporter at the Newark,...

– Oct 19, 2011

Kirk Franklin’s “I Smile” Video Plus, the Debut of Mari’s Super Giggly BFF

                          Here’s the thing you need to know about my Mari: She picks...

– May 17, 2011

How We Talked To Our Children About Osama Bin Laden’s Death

The news was shocking to Nick and I, but the conversation about it with our girls, ages 8 and 11, was easy enough. It went...

– May 3, 2011

MyBrownBaby Fresh: What We’re Reading, Doing, Watching and Listening To This Week

Who, chile what a week! I FINALLY wrapped up a short story for a groundbreaking project I’m working on with a team of some of...

– Apr 15, 2011

{On the Parenting Post} Smack Talking Over the Michael Jackson Wii Dance Game

I've kinda always been of the mindset that letting the kids win is a self-esteem booster a feel-good strategy that gives kids the confidence they...

– Jan 21, 2011

Score Two In The Black Girl Battle Against Lazy Beauty Standards!

Near impossible.I’m pretty sure I hadn’t even wiped the sonogram goop off my belly before I rushed to Benjamin Moore, Babies ‘R Us, and ABC...

– Oct 22, 2010

{Digging In the MBB Crates} The Perrrrfect Mom Theme Song: Ledisi's "Alright"

I love an uplifting song with meaningful lyrics bonus points if the person delivering it can blow. Ledisi gets a star, an A+, and a...

– Oct 15, 2010

Wayne Brady, Mike Tyson, and Bobby Brown: The Funniest Men Alive (Today)

I promise you, this made my LIFE when I saw it yesterday. You do remember the video for Bobby “The Kang of R&B” Brown’s “Every...

– Sep 30, 2010

Wordful Wednesday: Celebrating Black Love On the Dance Floor

My good friends over at BlackAndMarriedWithKids.com hipped me to this beautiful video of a couples’ dance ministry at Chicago’s own Trinity United Church of Christ....

– Aug 25, 2010