black teens

Disney Dreamers Academy: Have Your 13-19 YO Apply TODAY

If you have a child (or know a child) that is between the ages of 13 and 19 years old, you should consider having them apply to the 10th Anniversary Installment of the Disney Dreamers Academy.

– Oct 12, 2016

Our Teen Crush Amandla Stenberg on Cultural Appropriation: “What Would America Be Like If We Loved Black People As Much As We Loved Black Culture?”

What's got us smiling from ear to ear and high-fiving Black girl magic today? This video of 16-year-old "Hunger Games" actress Amandla Stenberg breaking down cultural appropriation and the importance of respect for Black aesthetic.

– Apr 20, 2015

A Word About That Malia Obama Selfie

When it comes to that Malia Obama selfie, America needs to get itself some chill.

– Jan 8, 2015

It Could Have Been Me: When Stupidity Means Death and Other Fears of a Mother

Everyone—Black children included—has the right to make bad choices and mistakes as a teen, and live to tell the tale.

Return Of the Gentleman: What Black Boys Could Stand To Learn From Their Elders—For Our Girls’ Sake

I mean, I get it: he is my father and so Daddy is going to be an absolute gentleman to his little girl—make me feel...

– Jul 2, 2013

Getting Grown: My Babies Aren’t Babies Anymore. [Word(ful) Wednesday]

It seems like this happened in just the blink of an eye. One day, they were giggly, cute little chubby-cheeked babies riding on my hip....

– Oct 17, 2012