Michael Robinson’s Diabetes Jail Death Over Child Support Was Cruel

Michael Robinson got arrested for failing to pay child support and died after being denied life-saving insulin. It's time to advocate for prisoner's rights.

– Aug 25, 2015

As Ferguson Prepares For the Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Shooting, a Touching Video Highlights Langston Hughes “Kids Who Die.”

The anniversary of Mike Brown's shooting inspired this reflection on the deaths of children killed at the hands of police and racists, set to the words of Langston Hughes' prophetic anti-lynching poem, "Kids Who Die."

– Aug 7, 2015

‘Teaching Center’: Key & Peele Video Imagines What Would Happen If We Feted Teachers Like Star Athletes

In this hilarious Key & Peele video, Boyd Maxwell and Perry Schmidt report on the latest developments in the exciting world of pro teaching.

– Aug 6, 2015

Blood at the Root: Sandra Bland, A Broken System and Teaching Brown Babies How to Live Free

Our Faith & Motherhood columnist talks Sandra Bland and wrestling with not knowing how to teach her brown baby how to live free.

How to Talk to White Children About Race: Here’s How To Avoid Raising Another Rachel Dolezal

Want to avoid raising a delusional kid who thinks being Black is "cool"? Consider these tips for how to talk to white children about race.

– Jul 23, 2015

The Attack On Black Single Mothers: Outrunning Stereotypes, Carrying the Burden

Black mothers are forced to expend energy trying to outrun the idea that they are bad mothers who birth and then neglect bad kids with uninvolved, bad daddies. And that's a sin and a shame.

– Jul 13, 2015

Bless Your Heart: Turning 40 as the Mother of a Pre-Schooler

Turning 40 has put a lot of perspective in this mom's journey—and made her appreciate it all the more.

My Fourth of July Was No Celebration: Reflecting On What It Means To Be Black and Seek True Freedom

With the tragic Charleston murders still heavy on our hearts, celebrating the Fourth of July was particularly dicey for African Americans who are feeling like freedom is fast disappearing for Black folk.

– Jul 6, 2015

Black to the Bone: What Rachel Dolezal Will NEVER Understand About Race, Blackness and This Here Brown Skin

Rachel Dolezal can say she's Black all she wants to. But she'll never BE Black. Ever.

– Jun 17, 2015

Harm & Neglect: a Black Lives Matter Public Service Announcement (VIDEO)

Black lives matter. Activist Torri Stuckey makes it plain in this spoken word PSA.

– Jun 12, 2015
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