Sophia Doll

2-Year-Old Claps Back at Cashier Over Black Doll Choice

by Danielle Pointdujour

In a world full of epic clapbacks, a precocious 2-year-old from South Carolina defending her doll selection currently reigns supreme. Sophia Benner, who is... Read More

Keshia Knight Pulliam

Why Keshia and Ed Have to Share Daughter, Ella Grace

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

According to TMZ, Ed Hartwell wants joint custody of his daughter with Keshia Knight-Pulliam. At first glance, it’s easy to say “hell nah!” After... Read More

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

by #teamEBONY

A book written by an 8-year-old Alabama girl has made Amazon’s “Best Seller” list! AL.com reports that Nia Mya Reese’s book, “How to Deal With... Read More

[Watch] Refinery29’s ‘Out Again’ Details Challenges of Coming Out

[Watch] Refinery29’s ‘Out Again’ Details Challenges of Coming Out

by Shantell E. Jamison

A new short film is showing us the highs and lows of coming out to your loved ones. Refinery29’s “Shatterbox Anthology” film series seeks to... Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 76: The Walkers

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 76: The Walkers

by Joicelyn Dingle

Pursuing his passion for community outreach, David A.Walker, Sr. of Harlem, New York took the street game of double dutch and turned it into... Read More

The Family Centerpiece: Making Room at the Table

The Family Centerpiece: Making Room at the Table

by Bishop T.D. Jakes

The old-fashioned notion of family dinners has eroded into a bag of piping-hot food thrust through a fast-food delivery window. Processed foods and instant... Read More

Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America

Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America

by Sylvia Snowden

We’ve all seen it. The 2-year old who has fallen out, kicking and screaming in the middle of a store, or the mouthy, defiant... Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 75: The Craigs

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 75: The Craigs

by Joicelyn Dingle

The Craig family legacy of philanthropy is based on acts of discovering, collecting, and exhibiting African-American fine art. Simone Craig, 42, and Lauren Craig,... Read More

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Letting Go and Assassinating the SuperMom Myth

by Aliya S. King

Two months ago, I got yet another reminder that I’m not a supermom. My 8-year-old daughter decided she wanted to try pasta with pesto... Read More

jamie foxx

Fear of a Black Dad: Jamie Foxx and Other Fearless Fathers of Movie History

by Tomika Anderson

Sleep is for suckers and that’s one thing detective Vincent Downs—played by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx—is not. When the film debuts on Jan. 13... Read More