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."
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.