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

Jill Scott’s New Mahogany Greeting Cards Line Is Helping Me Love On My Friends

Mahogany greeting cards teamed up with Jill Scott to create a new line of dope cards that reminds me of the beauty of my friendships.

– Feb 8, 2017

Good Night MyBrownBaby: bell hooks’ “Homemade Love” (VIDEO)

Ever wondered where I got the name “Girlpie” for my daughters Mari and Lila? Look no further than the book I read in the last...

– Feb 7, 2017

When it Comes to Colorism, a Little Bit of Crew Love Goes a Long Way

This is what happens when a dark-skinned girl, weighed down by the effects of colorism, hears uplifting words from friends who tell her she's beautiful.

– Feb 6, 2017

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

Beyonce is Pregnant Again, With Twins! Some MyBrownBaby Advice For Dealing With the Second Kid(s)

Congratulations are in order! Beyonce is pregnant again, this time with twins. We have some solid advice for dealing with baby No. 2 (and 3!).

– Feb 1, 2017

Facebook Suicide: When a Black Child’s Tragedy Finds Its Way On To Social Media

If the Facebook suicide of Nakia Venant teaches us parents we need to be more vigilant about the mental health of Black children—and take measures to help.

– Feb 1, 2017

The Skin I’m In: This Afro Latina Defines Who She Is

This Afro Latina mom talks race, ethnicity, nationality and how she defines her identity as a Black Dominican woman with a chocolate baby.

– Jan 30, 2017

3 Lessons Donald Trump Can Help You Teach Your Kids

One mom gives the new president some credit for teaching children some good lessons on how to be.

– Jan 26, 2017
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