Our Unsung Mothers Of Modern Gynecology: How White History Shades Black Pain

Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy, Black women, shed blood at the hands of a sadistic doctor who used their bodies for medical experimentation. They are the martyrs—the mothers of modern gynecology. Say their names.

– Feb 15, 2017

I Don’t Want To Have A Black Son

This Black mom is gripped by fear that having a Black son will someday lead her into picking out a suit for his casket rather than his prom.

– Feb 15, 2017

No, I Wasn’t Angry Or Mean. I Was Just a Black Girl In School

Black girls face the double-whammy of race and gender stereotypes in the classroom, and stereotypes and biases are actively pushing them out of class.

– Feb 14, 2017

This Was The First Time I Realized I Was Black

The first time I realized I was Black was when my Girl Scout Troup leader's daughter called me a nigger and chased me off her street. I was 12.

– Feb 13, 2017

10 Things You Must Know When Dating as a Single Mom

Dating as a single mom is no joke—it's hard out here. But The Winning Single Mom has some solid tips for how to win at finding love.

– Feb 9, 2017

When it Comes to Colorism, a Little Bit of Crew Love Goes a Long Way

This is what happens when a dark-skinned girl, weighed down by the effects of colorism, hears uplifting words from friends who tell her she's beautiful.

– Feb 6, 2017

The Skin I’m In: This Afro Latina Defines Who She Is

This Afro Latina mom talks race, ethnicity, nationality and how she defines her identity as a Black Dominican woman with a chocolate baby.

– Jan 30, 2017

Dear Parents With Belts: STOP Beating Your Kids

When parents with belts discipline children, this is how it shows up in the classroom. This teacher vows to make it better for the next generation.

– Jan 25, 2017

President Obama Told Sasha and Malia We Gone Be Alright, But We’re Not

President Obama told Sasha and Malia the country will be ok with the new leader and an all-Republican Congress. Maybe for The Obamas. But not for us.

– Jan 23, 2017

Video of NC Officer Body Slamming a Female Student Should Make You RAGE

An officer body slamming a female student should make us angry. So should administrators that let police officers patrol our children's schools.

– Jan 6, 2017
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