Black Children and STEM Education: The Science of Becoming a Groundbreaker

When it comes to Black children and STEM education, Dr. Edith Davis is the perfect role model.

– Feb 3, 2015

K. Michelle & Plastic Surgery: She Can Keep Her Message For Young Girls To Herself

The reality show star's plastic surgery advice to be "happy" with artificial body changes is the last message I want for my daughters.

– Nov 6, 2014

Born to Wash Cars: The Journey to Uncovering You and Your Child’s Purpose

Giving your child the gift of discovering what she was "born" to do.

Dear Vogue, et. al.: Can We Get Off My Booty Please?

On a macro level, Vogue's choice to objectify women like some sweaty construction worker on a busy city street at lunch hour is disgusting. On a personal level, it’s a trigger.

– Sep 12, 2014

Teen Tennis Star Taylor Townsend Is Beautiful Just the Way She is, Even If She Doesn’t Fit Into a Pop Cultural Lens

Pro tennis player Taylor Townsend is never going to be white girl skinny. And the media needs to get on board with that.

– Jun 3, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: My Heartbreak Over Stolen Daughters

I pray for each of our Nigerian daughters by name and hold them in my heart. We all should. Say their names when you do.

– May 8, 2014

Nothing Even Matters: A Poetic Prophecy for My Little Girl

In celebration of National Poetry Month, a poem celebrating brown mommies and baby girls.

Dreams For My Black Son: mater mea’s Christal Brown

Showing the beauty, complexity, strength and awesome of Black moms and our children with a celebration of choreographer, dancer and teacher Christal Brown.

– Mar 5, 2014

Buying Breast Milk Online From Strangers Can Be Dangerous For Your Baby. Duh.

From the "Well Duh!" files: a new study found that a whopping 70 percent of breast milk sold to moms on a public milk-sharing forum was contaminated with all kinds of yuck that could put babies in serious danger.

– Oct 22, 2013
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