That SAE Video, Racist College Culture & Black Student Survival At University

Let's stop pretending that what we saw on the SAE video happened in a vacuum. American college campuses are a hotbed for racism. Let's start there.

– Mar 12, 2015

The Rise of Black Home Schoolers, Plus, Love & Color and Other Links

Black home schoolers, turned off by the American school system that mistreats African American students, are increasing in number. Plus, check out this touching video that celebrates true love in a most unexpected way, and other fresh links.

– Mar 9, 2015

When the Devil is Busy, Don’t Get Mad…Get Foolish.

The devil is busy, especially when you're chasing your joy. But remember: God's got something better. Always.

– Mar 6, 2015

Black Students In All White Schools: These Kids’ Experience Will Break Your Heart (VIDEO)

Black students in all white schools are going through it. The students at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School break it down—and break our hearts.

– Mar 5, 2015

A Word About My Friend Mitzi Miller & Choosing Happy

Choosing happy requires one to be fearless. It's a tough combo to pull off. But Mitzi Miller has done it, leaving some cues for us moms and our kids.

– Mar 3, 2015

Zendaya’s Hair: Her Locs Are Beautiful. Who Needs Giuliana Rancic to Say That When WE Can?

It's fine to hold Giuliana Rancic accountable for attacking Zendaya's hair. But really, we can—and should—reject the white gaze and pour our passion into celebrating our own.

– Feb 25, 2015

You Get A Pass: Do People In Multiracial Families Have A License To Be Racist?

As a White dad with a Biracial son, Alex Barnett wants to know, “How can you have an open and honest conversation about race if people can’t get beyond their own racism?”

– Feb 23, 2015

Delightful Ways To Say Thank You Are In Short Supply

One would think a person who had her purse returned to her would have a thousand ways to say thank you to the finder. But "thank yous" are in short supply.

– Feb 19, 2015

MyBrownBaby & ‘Today’ Talk ‘The Slap’: Is It Okay To Discipline Children Who Aren’t Yours?

Would you discipline children who aren't yours? That's what the Today show wanted to know in a parents panel based on "The Slap."

– Feb 13, 2015

The Sun Won’t Wait for You: Lessons In Being Present

Missing the beauty of the sunrise gave this mother a lesson in being present—one we could all use.

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