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.
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.
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut is Getting RAVE REVIEWS!
CROWN: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, does a fine job celebrating the what rarely gets an airing in children’s picture books: #blackboyjoy.
Neonatal Negligence & The Evil That Naval Nurses Do
The racist Naval nurses who abused Black newborns just hours after they were born deserve a punishment they can taste.
NFL Boycott: Why We Won’t be Yelling “Touchdown” on Sundays
This Black mom's 11-year-old son is embracing the NFL boycott, taking a stand for Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee for him.
Dearest, ‘Detroit’ the Movie Ain’t For Us: Dodging Black Trauma
Here's what we don't need our kids to see: Detroit, a movie that fetishizes the brutalization of Black boys , sans context or care for the pain it causes.
Train Up A Child: Talking and Teaching Black Children Sexual Responsibility
If a lawsuit accusing Usher of infecting a partner with herpes should do anything, it's to convince us parents to have real talks with our kids about sex.
The Jay-Z 4:44: Can Black Men and Women Finally Have an Honest Talk?
The new Jay-Z "4:44" album has us deep-diving into some serious discussions—and hard truths—about how men and women view relationships and why it's so hard for us to make them work.
A Seat at the Table: MyBrownBaby Has a New TV Show
Y'all! I have a new TV show, A Seat at the Table, debuting this Sunday, June 18th. Join me in a Twitter chat tonight to hear more about this revolutionary, unapologetic celebration of Black womanhood.