black working moms

What ‘Black-ish’ Got Right About Pregnancy Discrimination

ABC's sitcom “Black-ish” was on point for its nuanced take on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.

– Apr 3, 2017

Parenting While Unemployed: Learning To Conquer Doubt and Be Inspired

One mom chronicles the serious challenges she faces while searching for a job, among them, finding the strength to parent through unemployment.

– Nov 3, 2014

What Blazing Your Own Trail Feels Like and Other Revelations from a Sometimes Okay Writer/Wife/Mother

When it comes to motherhood and work, blazing your own trail is possible—and necessary.

Started From the Bottom and Now I’m Here?

Being the best in the room is great—until you realize you can't grow.

We #StandWithChirlane: Telling the Truth About Balancing Work & Motherhood

Hello, NY Post? The '50s called—they want their stereotypical mom tropes back.

– May 20, 2014

Lean In and Have It All—Finding Work/Life Balance, YOUR Way

Being a good mom and wife and leading a purpose-driven life is important to moms. Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts explains how she balances the three.

What Beautiful Black Moms Look Like: mater mea shows our glory

mater mea celebrates motherhood through beautiful imagery, but the website needs our help to continue showing the beauty of us.

– Feb 4, 2014

Fly With the Angels, Chris Lighty: Fresh Links On A Music Mogul’s Death, Plus Clint Eastwood & More

For those of us who love Hip Hop, news of the death of record executive Chris Lighty, the architect of some of the most profound...

– Aug 31, 2012

Harmony: The Sustainable Alternative To Work/Life Balance

By Akilah S. Richards In “Balance Is For Yoga & Flamingoes,” part one of this two-part series on our struggles with work-life balance, I discussed...

– Mar 1, 2012

Balance is for Yoga and Flamingos: Rethinking Work/Life Balance For Busy Moms

By Akilah S. Richards Far be it for me to dictate what a grown woman should believe—particularly as it relates to how she chooses to...

– Feb 29, 2012