‘Firebird’: Ballerina Misty Copeland’s Children’s Book Leaps For Brown Girls (GIVEAWAY)

Ballerina Misty Copeland talks Black Girl Magic with her new children's picture book, "Firebird."

– Sep 3, 2014

{Bringing Up Boogie} Angels In the Delivery Room: In Memory of My Friend, Nurse Valada

Vintage Boogie When I was pregnant with Boogie, I had a difficult time getting used to the idea of pregnancy and negotiating the new changes...

– Sep 13, 2010

Bringing Up Boogie: Black Boys Shouldn’t Shoot

By BASSEY IKPI From the second my sonogram revealed I was having a boy, I vowed not to dress him like the lame little boys in...

– Aug 23, 2010

MyBrownBaby Mom: Malaak Compton-Rock

Update: Congratulations to Ms. Understood, Joyce the Writer, and Malaka G., who will each receive an autographed copy of Malaak’s book. Thanks everyone for participating!...

– Apr 27, 2010

To Hell With Marriage Vows

I’ve been itching to write about all this cheating husband mess running all up and through Hollywood, but my girl/co-author Mitzi of the hysterical Mitzi...

– Apr 15, 2010

MyBrownBaby Mom: Holly Robinson Peete

CONGRATULATIONS Arlice Nichole and Hil’Lesha you’re the winners of autographed copies of “My Brother Charlie,” by Holly Robinson-Peete and Ryan Peete! The hair, the smarts,...

– Apr 8, 2010

EVERYBODY Should Read Black Children’s Books

Yup, I admit it: For years, I’ve been on a secret mission to integrate the bookshelves and toy chests of a bunch of my daughters’...

– Mar 22, 2010

Terror on the Pole

By MALAKA GYEKYE I'm really hoping to go to Ghana this summer with the girls. I'm in the midst of looking for a Twi teacher...

– Feb 4, 2010

When It Comes To Disciplining Our Children, Where Should We Draw the Line?

By BRITNI DANIELLE Last week I filed my first child abuse report. After becoming utterly annoyed by a student's immature and disruptive behavior, I called...

– Dec 8, 2009

MyBrownBaby MOM OF THE MONTH: Jennae Petersen

Our “Go Green” efforts at the MyBrownBaby household are cute and all we use recycled bags at the grocery store, we keep our showers to...

– Oct 27, 2009