The Stories We Tell: ‘The Reunion,’ A New Short Film, Makes Its Writer Embrace Fear
As she works on her new short film, "The Reunion," this writer works through hear fear of failure and embraces the art form.
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.
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.
‘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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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!