Hey Dads, Please Stop Threatening Your Daughter’s Prom Date With a Gun

Hey Dads, Please Stop Threatening Your Daughter’s Prom Date With a Gun

by Josie Pickens

As with every year, I’m enjoying the prom photos that I see as I scroll through my various social media feeds.  There is something... Read More

This Mom’s Amazing Story Is Proof #BlackGirlMagic is Real

This Mom’s Amazing Story Is Proof #BlackGirlMagic is Real

by Britni Danielle

Black women and girls are everything. Despite the challenges we face from school systems that criminalize our girls’ behavior, police departments that view us... Read More

Yes, We Can…Swim: Teaching Your Kids About the Water

Yes, We Can…Swim: Teaching Your Kids About the Water

by Cullen Jones

It was after midnight when Michael Phelps told me that the basketball guys were downstairs. I was with my teammates in the athlete dorms... Read More

ALS Awareness Month: Lou Gherig’s Disease Took My Mother’s Life

ALS Awareness Month: Lou Gherig’s Disease Took My Mother’s Life

by Sylvia Snowden

A limp. It all started with a limp. That much I remember pretty clearly. Now, initially, the limp was so subtle that if you... Read More

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When It Comes to Co-parenting, Sometimes Love Isn’t Enough

by Shanita Hubbard

To My Co-parent: I thought my heart was going to stop when I heard our five-year-old daughter tell a friend she wished you lived... Read More

Beyond the Myth of the ‘Black Deadbeat Dad’

Beyond the Myth of the ‘Black Deadbeat Dad’

by Lamar Tyler

Know a good Black father? It’s likely you are acquainted with many. That’s why it’s time to stop perpetuating the “absentee Black daddy” tale.... Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 70: The Subers

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 70: The Subers

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

A study published in the Journal of Personal Relationships finds that couples who laugh together have higher quality relationships. Miesha and Jon Suber, married... Read More

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

by Sevonna Brown

During the height of the Clinton administration's health care reform debate of the mid '90s, a group of Black women coined the term “reproductive... Read More

Coolest Black Family Reunion: Game On

Coolest Black Family Reunion: Game On

by #teamEBONY

Getting together with extended family is a good time waiting to happen.  Grilling, eating, sharing travel stories and catching up with one another’s lives... Read More