Ta-Nehisi Coates new book ‘Between the World and Me’ and Other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links
This week's MyBrownBaby fresh links include an excerpt of Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book, Between the World and Me, plus a new tribute album to Nina Simone.
When It Comes To Female Superheroes, What’s So Super About Minimizing Black Girls?
It's great to celebrate female superheroes, but what happens when they minimize Black girls?
Sibling Fighting: It’s like Mayweather v Pacquiao. Except They’re (Slightly) Smaller and More Brutal.
Sibling fighting is inevitable. But you can teach your kids how to work it out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
#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.