Dearest, ‘Detroit’ the Movie Ain’t For Us: Dodging Black Trauma
Here's what we don't need our kids to see: Detroit, a movie that fetishizes the brutalization of Black boys , sans context or care for the pain it causes.
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.
Black Children and Suicide: More Of Our Babies Are Taking Their Lives and Nobody Knows Why. We Have Some Ideas.
Researchers are grasping at straws to try to explain the massive increase in Black children committing suicide. We have some pretty solid explanations.
In Honor Of the Black Mothers Of Slain Sons: Art for Justice
In honor of the mothers who cry out for their sons.
The Talk: What Black Fathers Tell Their Sons About The Police (Video)
Video by NBCBlk
D’Angelo on Saturday Night Live: a Celebration of Artistry and the Importance of Black Lives (VIDEO)
Watch D'Angelo on "Saturday Night Live." He'll make you believe in music again.
The Blueprint: Black Parents Can “Do Better” Too
An argument for Black parents to turn our backs on white power structures and depend on and support each other—for our children's sake.