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.
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.
Harm & Neglect: a Black Lives Matter Public Service Announcement (VIDEO)
Black lives matter. Activist Torri Stuckey makes it plain in this spoken word PSA.
Video of the Texas Cop Attacking Black Children Offers 5 Valuable Lessons For What Kids Should Do In Such Volatile Situations
The chilling video of the Texas cop attacking Black children like some kind of over-caffeinated Meth fiend puts fear into my heart for my Black children—but also provides textbook training for what they should do if ever faced with a similar situation.
Black Family Faces Jail Time For Cheering At Graduation, Plus Other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links
A Black family is charged with the latest new crime for African Americans: cheering at graduation, plus links to stories about the benefits of delayed umbilical chord clamping and voices of mothers around the world.
Love, Black Boys: A Conversation About Growing Up Black In America (VIDEO)
In this short documentary, young Black boys and men explain the particular challenges they face growing up Black in America.
Being Called the N-Word For the First Time: These Black Folk Remember
Being called the N-word for the first time is a traumatic experience one never forgets.
Downtime For Busy Moms: For Mothers Who Had Red Velvet Cake & Soda For Breakfast When the Duties Got Too Much
Sometimes stepping away from the craziness of motherhood is as necessary as... air.