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.

– Feb 12, 2018

Tyler the Creator: Black Mom Observations from the 4th Row of the “Flower Boy” Concert

I love Tyler the Creator. I'm not a fan of what I experienced at his concert. Clearly, I'm too old for this.

– Feb 11, 2018

Disrupt Aging: Here’s To Owning—and Valuing—Growing Older.

Instead of speaking about your age as a negative, own it!

– Feb 2, 2018

Black History Month is in the Building

A comprehensive list of great places to visit with children as we celebrate Black History Month with the babies.

– Feb 2, 2018

Black Folks Go Ape Sh!t Over Racist H&M Monkey Ad

Really, H&M? A Black child in a monkey hoodie? For real?

– Jan 9, 2018

Reclaim Your Time: Quick Tips for Managing Time and Stress in the New Year

Managing time and stress in the New Year becomes a little easier with these quick, simple tips for reclaiming your time.

– Jan 2, 2018

Word To Muva: Bon Voyage B!tches To These Things From 2017

Our columnist Ida Harris breaks down all the 2017 foolery that needs not find its way to 2018. Ever.

– Dec 31, 2017

Teacher Knowledge vs. Mommy Knowledge: A Child Chooses

When it comes to educating Black children, moms are the first teachers. But this is what happens when school teachers get involved.

– Dec 19, 2017

Black Books Matter: Children’s Books Celebrating Black Boys

We're so proud "Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut," made this incredible list of books for Black boys, and are thrilled to announce a special FB Live reading by "Crown" cover model, young Solomon Barnes!

– Dec 13, 2017

[Word To Muva] You’re Missing Out By Not Going Bald… Downtown

Gird your loins—literally—and get with the program: this mom says it's time to let go of the old school Michael Jackson and get with the Tyrese... down there.

– Dec 12, 2017

Let The Church Say Amen: Plies Is A National Treasure

Have you seen Plies on Instagram? His Negro sermons will change ya life. This is why he must be protected—at all costs.

– Nov 29, 2017

Explaining Thanksgiving To Brown Babies: The Truth Doesn’t Have To Hurt

By K. J. EDWARDS Here we go again—it’s Thanksgiving. Time to break out the macaroni & cheese, collard greens, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pie and...

– Nov 17, 2017

Is Natural Potty Training The New Throwback?

Natural potty training is not for the faint of heart—or, in this writer's mind, the kitchen sink.

– Nov 16, 2017

My Biracial Son Needs to See Himself as Black and Proud

This mom of a biracial son knows the world will view him as African American. She wants him to see himself as a young black man too.

– Oct 30, 2017

Happy Book Birthday, ‘Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut’!

"Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut" is on bookshelves today, and author Derrick Barnes is sharing why the story celebrates this truth: Black boys matter.

– Oct 10, 2017
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