Searching for a TRUE Media Image of Black Moms and Kids

By DENENE MILLNER It was a playground ditty as melodic as Miss Mary Mack, but much more ugly menacing, even: If you're white, you're all...

– Jul 26, 2010

Daddy's Dream Come True And Mine, Too

His mother died when he was just 10 years old and with her went my dad's dream of a solid education. See, my grandfather needed...

– May 24, 2010

My Dad, My Jheri Curl, and The Hair Wars

For weeks, my mother was in the hospital with a serious back injury, and so it was on my Dad to fix dinner, do laundry,...

– Apr 30, 2010

My Biggest Competition

By DENENE MILLNERFor She gets on my nerves really this chick who's spent a lifetime making me feel wholly inadequate. Even when we were...

– Feb 25, 2010


Editor’s Note: In my latest column on’s Connections, I was asked to write about the “Do As I Say, Not As I Do” policies...

– Feb 11, 2010