I Don’t Want To Have A Black Son
This Black mom is gripped by fear that having a Black son will someday lead her into picking out a suit for his casket rather than his prom.
As Ferguson Prepares For the Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Shooting, a Touching Video Highlights Langston Hughes “Kids Who Die.”
The anniversary of Mike Brown's shooting inspired this reflection on the deaths of children killed at the hands of police and racists, set to the words of Langston Hughes' prophetic anti-lynching poem, "Kids Who Die."
My Fourth of July Was No Celebration: Reflecting On What It Means To Be Black and Seek True Freedom
With the tragic Charleston murders still heavy on our hearts, celebrating the Fourth of July was particularly dicey for African Americans who are feeling like freedom is fast disappearing for Black folk.
Video of the Texas Cop Attacking Black Children Offers 5 Valuable Lessons For What Kids Should Do In Such Volatile Situations
The chilling video of the Texas cop attacking Black children like some kind of over-caffeinated Meth fiend puts fear into my heart for my Black children—but also provides textbook training for what they should do if ever faced with a similar situation.
The MyBrownBaby Year In Review: Top Blog Posts
Though some people were quite vocal about their hate for Facebook’s “Year In Review” app, I appreciated it for reminding me to look back at...
12-Year-Old Shot By Police: No Safe Place For Black Children
Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old shot by police, was a child who had the right to be just that... A CHILD.
Bringing Up Boogie: Black Boys Shouldn’t Shoot
By BASSEY IKPI From the second my sonogram revealed I was having a boy, I vowed not to dress him like the lame little boys in...