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.

– Mar 19, 2014

Sheryl Sandberg’s #BanBossy Campaign Is Disappointing. And Dumb.

When black girls are undereducated, bullied, stereotyped and left behind, it's hard to take Sheryl Sandberg's trite #BanBossy campaign seriously.

– Mar 13, 2014

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.

– Mar 12, 2014

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.

– Mar 11, 2014

Why This White Mom Loves MyBrownBaby

A white mother of brown children explains why she find solace, strength and home in MyBrownBaby.com.

– Mar 10, 2014

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.

– Feb 28, 2014

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.

– Feb 24, 2014