My Black is Beautiful: What Happens When You Say Yes?
It's so easy for us busy moms to say, "no," when good opportunities come along. But what happens when we say, "yes"?
Atlanta Strip Clubs, Sex Trafficking & Our Girls: Jada’s New Documentary
Hat tip to Jada Pinkett Smith and my nephew, Miles, for making the connection between pop culture, strip clubs, sex trafficking and young Black girl behavior.
The New Mutants: Black Excellence In the New Class of Black Global Super-Achievers
By PATRICK A. HOWELL “There is a new class of black super-achievers graduating for the first time.” Mark Penn, “Micro-Trends: The Small Forces Behind...
When the Rainbow Isn’t Enough: For Karyn Washington
African Americans need to tout that it’s okay to seek professional intervention if you are so broken, so emotionally in pain, that your everyday song is filled with thoughts about not living.
A Personal Resurrection: How I Got Over Myself When It Came to Easter
It was easy for this Christian mom to criticize churchgoers who show up only on Easter. Then this happened.
A Black Beauty Maven Wonders If She’s Hitched To an Industry That Goes Against Her Motherly Teachings
Sometimes the beauty world contradicts what self-described "Beauty Gladiator" Jodi Patterson preaches at home.
Powerless Black Mothers: Protecting Our Sons From Stereotypes, Danger Feels Impossible
This mom is raising three Black sons who love loud music and hoodies. And she's scared to death she won't be able to protect them from the tyranny of stereotypes.
MBB Calls Bullsh*t on Report Suggesting Parent Involvement Doesn’t Improve Child Performance
A NY Times piece by two researchers suggesting parental involvement doesn't affect student performance defies logic and common sense.