No Elsas (or Rachels) Here: One Mother Prays that She Can Teach Her Daughter to “Identify” as Her Own Beautiful Self
Black girl beauty is in the eye of the beholder—and on the tongues of those who love our Black girls and should be telling them they're beautiful.
Juicy Pics of Brown Babies Here: MyBrownBaby_Fresh Is On Instagram!
Pics of brown babies have long been in short supply. But here at MyBrownBaby, we're celebrating that beauty with a new Instagram page—MyBrownBaby_Fresh.
Lupita Nyong’o’s Sesame Street Turn Helped My Daughter Discover Her Brown Skin
When Lupita Nyong'o tells Elmo she loves her brown skin, a little girl and her mother learn something special about themselves.
Watering the Flower: How I Help My Daughter Embrace Her Beauty
My daughter is blossoming into a beautiful young woman. She just doesn’t know it yet. So I tell her so.
Black Beauty: Lupita Nyong’o’s Message For Our Daughters
Lupita Nyong'o's Essence speech on learning to love her dark skin reminds this mother to appreciate the actress's impact on mainstream pop culture.
Building Beauty-full Daughters: Teaching Girls of Color to Love Their Entire Selves
When people tell her 4-year-old daughter she's "pretty," this mom feels the urge to flesh out the compliment to assure her baby she's much more than a pretty face.
‘I Am Beautiful the Way I Am’: NYC Girls Project Encourages Self-Esteem For Tweens
Here’s the thing: I’m no fan of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. His crusade against cigarettes, super-sized sodas and fatty oils in restaurant food...
Jada Pinkett-Smith Explains Willow Smith’s Independence, Quirkiness In Red Table Talk Series
During my Mother’s Day yesterday, I was taking a much-needed book writing break and tooling around on the internet when I stumbled on Jada Pinkett-Smith’s...