Janet Jackson and Her New Baby: Nevermind Her Age—Congrats, Girl!

Janet Jackson had a baby. Can we stop harping on her age and wish our girl and her new pleasure principle the best of luck?

– Jan 5, 2017

The Thunder Beneath Us

Meet Nicole Blades, author of "The Thunder Beneath Us"

– Dec 23, 2016

Good Night MyBrownBaby: Precious and the Boo Hag (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our first Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of our "Precious and the Boo Hag," reading.

– Dec 16, 2016

We The People: Peep the Black Girl Magic In this Powerful Teen Girls Poem

When four Black teen girls get together to write a slam poem about race, transracial adoption, single parent families and skin color, it's Black Girl Magic.

– Dec 6, 2016

Body Acceptance: A History Of The Woman Before You

A mom takes a journey to her body's past, paving the way for body acceptance—and loving herself from head to toe, unconditionally.

– Dec 5, 2016

Introducing ‘Good Night MyBrownBaby’: Fav Stories Read On FB Live

MyBrownBaby's getting your bedtime routine together! Introducing 'Goodnight, MyBrownBaby,' our new Facebook Live author readings for your babies.

– Dec 1, 2016

Feminist Fathers: A Dad Makes The Case For Why Fathers Should Be Feminists

When his baby girl was born, this father checked his privilege and embraced this simple concept: feminist fathers make the world safer for their daughters.

– Nov 30, 2016

Watch Amazon Prime’s “The Snowy Day,” With Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett and Regina King

Peter, the hero of our favorite Black children's book, "The Snowy Day," gets his own Christmas story in a new animated feature on Amazon Prime.

– Nov 28, 2016

Musical Healing: The MyBrownBaby Blackety-Black Spotify Playlist

It’s quite simple, really: music heals. And right about now, we need some healing. When I’m in that kind of space, when self-care is paramount...

– Nov 16, 2016

When The Challenges Are Stacked: Raising My Black Daughter With Special Needs

There is joy in parenting black children with special needs. But what happens when you have to educate her and everyone else about the double social stigma?

– Nov 15, 2016

A Declaration For Children: Our Vow To Uplift Through Books

With paintbrushes and pens in hand, we children's book authors and illustrators vow to use our work to seek equality, justice, and peace for children.

– Nov 14, 2016

Trump Election: How To Talk To Your Kids About This Mess

Oh, be clear: like many of you, the day after the Trump election, I woke up not quite sure what to say to the girlpies....

– Nov 10, 2016

The MyBrownBaby YOU Want: Take Our Survey

After eight years of bringing you posts that matter to Black moms, MyBrownBaby is stepping into a new chapter. Take this quick survey to help us retool.

– Nov 8, 2016

It Matters: Vote in Tuesday’s 2016 Presidential Election

This is our house—our America. And when our house is chaotic and disorganized and dirty, we clean it. Because it is ours. We own it. Vote. It still matters.

– Nov 6, 2016

My Black Son Could’ve Been Shot By Police In My House

When her Black son forgets the secret word needed to turn off the burglar alarm, this mom imagines the very worst: police showing up to her doorstep.

– Nov 1, 2016
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