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Kam Franklin: Paving Her Own Yellow Brick Road Out Of Emerald City

Kam Franklin, the soul-belting lead of the Gulf Coast Soul band, The Suffers, celebrates her Black Girl Magic—and doing things her way.

– Feb 3, 2017

When Is It Okay To Let Girls Wear Makeup?

In the MyBrownBaby household, one need not even ask until high school—and even then is questionable.

– Mar 18, 2015

“With This Ring”: Yo! My Book Is A New Lifetime Movie!

The debut of "With This Ring," the new Lifetime movie based on "The Vow," the novel I co-authored with Angela Burt-Murray and Mitzi Miller, has me feeling some kind of way. Pass the tissues.

– Jan 19, 2015

The Best R&B and Soul Christmas Music Playlist Ever

If you’re a true Christmas music connoisseur, you’ll love this R&B, Soul, Gospel and Jazz Christmas music list I whipped up just for MyBrownBaby!

– Dec 23, 2013

The Best Of MyBrownBaby, 2012 Edition: Stories That Moved the MBB Crowd

From controversial shootings (Trayvon Martin), celebrity deaths (Whitney Houston) and celebrity kid growing pains (Willow Smith) to political triumphs (President Barack Obama and Obamacare) and...

– Dec 31, 2012

Hard Labor: Mom’s Near-Death Pregnancy Convinces Dad To Be Pro-Choice + More Fresh Links

With Republican politicians proclaiming rape a “gift from God,” and the continued nationwide assault on women’s reproductive rights, the ever brilliant Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor...

– Oct 26, 2012

Sparkle: A Novel, by MyBrownBaby’s Denene Millner, Hits Stores Today!

Today is the day that  Sparkle: A Novel, hits bookstores—happy publication day to me! I’m so very excited to introduce my 20th (!) book, a...

– Aug 7, 2012

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela. The World Loves and Honors You.

By NICK CHILES As the entire globe pauses today to say Happy 94th Birthday to the remarkable Nelson Mandela, I wanted to take a moment...

– Jul 18, 2012

A Great Day In Atlanta: Instagram Pics Of Our Fun Family Day (Wordful Wednesday)

I can’t even begin to tell you how nutty the last six weeks have been. First off, I wrote a book in two weeks: the...

– Jul 11, 2012

POW! SCOTUS Upholds Obamacare—A Win For Women & Children, Plus: Nora Ephron, Sparkle Links

If you and your brood are lucky enough to not have to worry about little things like pregnancy being a pre-existing condition, your kids being...

– Jun 29, 2012