What Black Educators Are Saying About the Effects of Race On Our Sons

Does a white teacher's inability and unwillingness to deal with their own racial biases lead to stressful interactions with black boys? Educators say yes—and then some.

– May 30, 2014

Because Of Maya Angelou, I Can Be

I imagined her as my mother, my grandmother, and my great grandmother -- an ancestor supreme.

– May 29, 2014

Husbands, Wives, Toddlers and Lanes: Remembering That Some Stuff Is Just Not That Deep

Simple disagreements don't need to evolve into toddler tantrum-level fits. At least not every time.

Race Factor 101: Raising Kids in a World of Donald Sterlings

Every issue is a teachable moment, especially when it comes to teaching kids about selective outrage.

– May 21, 2014

We #StandWithChirlane: Telling the Truth About Balancing Work & Motherhood

Hello, NY Post? The '50s called—they want their stereotypical mom tropes back.

– May 20, 2014

60 Years After Brown Decision, US Schools More Segregated Than Ever

Many of the advances in desegregating schools made after the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education ruling have stopped—or been reversed.

– May 19, 2014

Moms With HIV: Slaying the Stigma With the #StopHIVTogether Campaign

These women—these heroes—are sharing their stories to help put a human face on the challenges and triumphs they've faced and enjoyed respectively as they've battled the virus.

– May 16, 2014

#TBT: Willow Smith, The Hair Whip, and Coloring Outside the Lines

What if your parents had just encouraged you to pursue your passion—no matter what everyone else had to say about it, no matter how outside of the “norm” it was?

– May 15, 2014

In Defense Of Willow Smith and Fast Tail Girls

What kind of message do we send black girls when we make them responsible for the impure thoughts of adults?

– May 14, 2014

The Value Of Brown Girls: Care About #BringBackOurGirls Because it’s the Right Thing To Do

How do we become more compassionate toward everyone regardless of familiarity, locale or race?