Getting My Daughter Her First Bra: Girl Lux Is Pitch Perfect
My baby isn't a baby anymore. Buying my daughter her first bra made that crystal clear. This new tween bra made the trek easier—for sure.
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.
Teen Tennis Star Taylor Townsend Is Beautiful Just the Way She is, Even If She Doesn’t Fit Into a Pop Cultural Lens
Pro tennis player Taylor Townsend is never going to be white girl skinny. And the media needs to get on board with that.
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...
‘Say Yes’ : Ava DuVernay’s Delicious New Short Film For Fashion Fair (VIDEO)
Why, why, WHY is Ava DuVernay so doggone dope? After blowing us away earlier this year with The Door, a breathtaking short film she created...
Ava Duvernay’s ‘The Door’: A Miu Miu Short Film That Displays Black Women In All Our Beauty
I make no claims to being a fashionista. I mean, I clean up nice and after years of fending off attacks against my black girl...
Confession: I Let My Kids Watch The Kardashians and Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
So yeah, a day after talking all that yang about the Dark Knight Rises shooting and how I refuse to take my kids to adult...