The Fragile Fierceness of Faith—and What it Means to Write About It
Just the mere mention of faith sends internet trolls into a frenzy. But this mom's got some strong words of her own for those who have a problem with her beliefs.
Psst… White People: Paul Ryan Doesn’t Care About You Either
If you think Paul Ryan's foolish comments about poverty and lazy inner city folk is simply about Black men, think again.
A Working Black Mom of Five Sounds Off: Don’t Label Me
For working Black moms who have large families and get judged because of it: a little encouragement from a mom of five.
I’m a Young, Childless Black Woman and I’m Afraid To Have a Black Son
Ultimately all human life is fragile, but the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis show us that the lives of black boys can be disproportionately ephemeral.
Lean In and Have It All—Finding Work/Life Balance, YOUR Way
Being a good mom and wife and leading a purpose-driven life is important to moms. Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts explains how she balances the three.
A Black Father Talks His Son Through a Kevin Hart Joke and the Fine Art of Stereotyping
A Kevin Hart joke that plays on stereotypes inspires a "King" to school his "prince" on the importance of image.
Mothers Like Me: Wrestling with ‘Love My Enemies,’ Especially Those Who Kill Our Babies
When it comes to forgiving the killers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, a Christian mom wrestles with her faith's mandate to "love my enemies."
A Message to White Friends Who Don’t Like What I Write About Race
A writer says she can’t undo an experience that left an indelible mark on her racial psyche.