Aretha Franklin Tribute: The Queen Of Soul Will Be Honored, But Not Just Anybody Is Invited To The Mic.

Be clear: if you're singing at the forthcoming Aretha Franklin tribute, you better know what you're doing before you step to that mic.

– Aug 20, 2018

Get What is Light?, a Rare Board Book for Black Babies, On Your Bookshelf Today!

Happy Book birthday to the latest Denene Millner Books creation: Markette Sheppard's "What is Light?" a beautiful—and rare—board book featuring brown kids!

– Jun 11, 2018

My Obsession: Addie Addye and Women Artists of Color

Want to make a difference for women artists of color, traditionally marginalized in the art world? Support Addye Addie Studios and its mission right here.

– Mar 14, 2018

Safaree And Social Media Engagement Show Us We Can All Get Along

Black women of varying age, social status, single, married, with and without kids, committed to deep discussion, without debate. Thanks Safaree!

– Feb 27, 2018

Tyler the Creator: Black Mom Observations from the 4th Row of the “Flower Boy” Concert

I love Tyler the Creator. I'm not a fan of what I experienced at his concert. Clearly, I'm too old for this.

– Feb 11, 2018

Black History Month is in the Building

A comprehensive list of great places to visit with children as we celebrate Black History Month with the babies.

– Feb 2, 2018

Word To Muva: Bon Voyage B!tches To These Things From 2017

Our columnist Ida Harris breaks down all the 2017 foolery that needs not find its way to 2018. Ever.

– Dec 31, 2017

Black Books Matter: Children’s Books Celebrating Black Boys

We're so proud "Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut," made this incredible list of books for Black boys, and are thrilled to announce a special FB Live reading by "Crown" cover model, young Solomon Barnes!

– Dec 13, 2017

[Word To Muva] You’re Missing Out By Not Going Bald… Downtown

Gird your loins—literally—and get with the program: this mom says it's time to let go of the old school Michael Jackson and get with the Tyrese... down there.

– Dec 12, 2017

Let The Church Say Amen: Plies Is A National Treasure

Have you seen Plies on Instagram? His Negro sermons will change ya life. This is why he must be protected—at all costs.

– Nov 29, 2017
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