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.
What’s Wrong With Letting Little Girls Play In Makeup?—and other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links
A beauty blogger questions why people get mad when little girls play in makeup, a white girl finds out she's really Black, a little Black boy interviews his dad and other MBBFresh links.
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.
K. Michelle & Plastic Surgery: She Can Keep Her Message For Young Girls To Herself
The reality show star's plastic surgery advice to be "happy" with artificial body changes is the last message I want for my daughters.
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.
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...
Thick Lips, Brown Skin and Kinky Hair: A Black Girl’s Journey To Loving the Skin She’s In
By DARLENE ROBINSON MILLENDER My eight year-old daughter said something the other morning that made my heart skip a beat. We were in her room...