FLOWER, Speakeasy with Denene: When Blackness Blooms
This week's "Speakeasy with Denene" password is FLOWER. I talk about raising daughters, chat with two artists whose work blooms; and check in with Lion Babe.
The MyBrownBaby Parenting Playlist: This is How I Neo-Soul Parent My Teens
My “parenting playlist” of advice would be set to some D’Angelo-styled melodies over a dope Dilla beat, with these Parenting in 100 Words bites of how-to’s on raising fierce girls.
Black Sustenance: Paying Homage To Historic Struggle Food
Black soul food is chit'lins. Corn bread. Fried chicken. And those other magical dishes groomed from nothing. They are delicacies. Recognize.
Dearest, ‘Detroit’ the Movie Ain’t For Us: Dodging Black Trauma
Here's what we don't need our kids to see: Detroit, a movie that fetishizes the brutalization of Black boys , sans context or care for the pain it causes.
‘My Brown Baby,’ My New Black Parenting Book, Is In Stores Today!
It's pub day for My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children, my new parenting book. Let's celebrate!
‘My Brown Baby’ & Booklist: My New Black Parenting Book Got a Dope Review!
My new Black parenting book, "My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children," is about to drop. Get into it!
I’m Judging You: Luvvie Ajayi’s Do Better Manual Is All the Things
Luvvie Ajayi's "I'm Judging You" is in bookstores. Happy Publication Day, Booski!
Live Unlimited: The MDA Summer Camp Is the Best Week Of the Year
MyBrownBaby spent a day with The MDA Summer Camp in Georgia and learned how kids with neuromuscular illnesses live without limits.