black fathers

Over the past couple of years, The term “black girl magic” has become commonplace in our vocabulary for good reason. Black girls and women have been showing extraordinary skill in everything from academics to athletics. Even in entertainment, Black women and girls are breaking out of traditional, stereotypical roles to ones that show complex characters with […]

School is back in session and if you listen closely, you can hear the joyous cheers of parents across the country celebrating the silence of their kids being back behind a desk. While the initial shopping is done, there still are a few odds and ends needed to round out the usual stash of clothes, […]

When news of the toddler, Lane Graves, who was killed by an alligator at a Disney resort broke, prayers and condolences were offered to the Graves family. But in the same amount of time that the support rushed in, so did the comments from every amateur pundit with an internet connection. So many folks with […]

As the holiday shopping window closes, options are becoming scarce but that doesn’t mean that all hope is lost. There are still a lot of…

By now, everyone knows the story of how a teenager in a South Carolina classroom was pulled out of a chair onto the floor by…

Omar Epps, actor and poet, is shining a bright light on a critical issue that he believes is responsible for increased child poverty and high…

This week, many mothers and and supporters celebrated National Breastfeeding Day.  Judging from the social media banter, the topic of breastfeeding is still one that…

 When kids are young, they like to bounce around like pinballs by grade school some start to settle into a sedentary lifestyle. There are video games…

The kids are back in school and before you know it, department stores will beat us all in the head with their in-store holiday playlists.…

There’s nothing funnier than what happens when two or more thugged-out looking guys walk past each other with babies. Throw in all the infant care…

Before the days of social media and smartphone popularity, I remember when people carried photos of their children in wallets and purses. Whenever the topic…

I’m Black, female, and a product of a two-parent household – this shouldn’t be an anomaly. Thanks to my dad, I can charm or argue…