When The Challenges Are Stacked: Raising My Black Daughter With Special Needs
There is joy in parenting black children with special needs. But what happens when you have to educate her and everyone else about the double social stigma?
Blood at the Root: Sandra Bland, A Broken System and Teaching Brown Babies How to Live Free
Our Faith & Motherhood columnist talks Sandra Bland and wrestling with not knowing how to teach her brown baby how to live free.
Beauty In the Bad: the Hard Knock Life Of a Child Raised In the City
A beautifully told tale of the hard life one teen faced in Newark after the death of her beloved grandfather—and the hopelessness she feels for the city in which she was raised.
Black Girls With Dark Skin Face Harsher School Discipline
When it comes to Black girls and school discipline, dark-skinned girls are facing harsher penalties than all other races.
Black Girls Fighting: Is Reality TV Inciting Our Daughters To Violence?
Black girls fighting on reality TV has our daughters thinking they need to use their fists to problem solve—and they're hurting because of it.