Kiarre Harris: Homeschooling Arrest Shows Blackness and Bureaucracy Don’t Mix

Kiarre Harris chose to homeschool her children, and lost custody of her babies for her troubles—and her blackness.

– Mar 14, 2017

Making Magic: How We Launched Denene Millner Books

It's the little imprint that could. Here, everything you wanted to know about the birth of Agate Publishing's Denene Millner Books.

– Mar 8, 2017

“Good Night MyBrown Baby”: Debbie Allen’s “Dancing In the Wings” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our sixth Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of me reading a family favorite, Debbie Allen's "Dancing In the Wings."

– Mar 7, 2017

‘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!

– Mar 7, 2017

What’s Beef To Black Girls? The Reality of a Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj Rap Battle

The rap battle between Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj is funny—until we consider that real Black girls die real deaths over such things.

– Mar 2, 2017

How To Support Authors: 10 Ways You Can Make Denene Millner Books A Success

Denene Millner Books is my baby, and it can't survive without your support.

– Feb 27, 2017

Serena Williams In a Thong Is GLORIOUS and Empowering For This Black Woman

Serena Williams in a thong is not a strike against feminism. It's a celebration of the very body society long deemed too big and brown to be beautiful.

– Feb 27, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Jacqueline Woodson’s “We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our fifth Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of me reading a family favorite, Jacqueline Woodson's "We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past."

– Feb 21, 2017

Single Mom Tax Refund: 9 Ways To Make Your Money Work For You

Single moms and tax refunds can be a match made in heaven—if you know how to work it. Here are nine ways to put your refund to work.

– Feb 20, 2017

Our Unsung Mothers Of Modern Gynecology: How White History Shades Black Pain

Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy, Black women, shed blood at the hands of a sadistic doctor who used their bodies for medical experimentation. They are the martyrs—the mothers of modern gynecology. Say their names.

– Feb 15, 2017

I Don’t Want To Have A Black Son

This Black mom is gripped by fear that having a Black son will someday lead her into picking out a suit for his casket rather than his prom.

– Feb 15, 2017

No, I Wasn’t Angry Or Mean. I Was Just a Black Girl In School

Black girls face the double-whammy of race and gender stereotypes in the classroom, and stereotypes and biases are actively pushing them out of class.

– Feb 14, 2017

This Was The First Time I Realized I Was Black

The first time I realized I was Black was when my Girl Scout Troup leader's daughter called me a nigger and chased me off her street. I was 12.

– Feb 13, 2017

‘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!

– Feb 10, 2017

10 Things You Must Know When Dating as a Single Mom

Dating as a single mom is no joke—it's hard out here. But The Winning Single Mom has some solid tips for how to win at finding love.

– Feb 9, 2017
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