The Single Dad Manifesto

The Single Dad Manifesto

by #teamEBONY

Conscious uncoupling and co-parenting are phrases you often hear on TV or read about in parenting blogs. Yet it’s real life for many former… Read More

'What Nearly Losing My Mom Taught Me About Life'

'What Nearly Losing My Mom Taught Me About Life'

by Dontaira Terrell

This month marks the one-year-anniversary of a life-altering car crash that has left my mother hospitalized ever since.  I never… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 49:<br />
The Dawson-Laynes

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 49:
The Dawson-Laynes

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

The first time 39-year-old Imani A. Dawson-Layne laid eyes on Yuriel Layne at her church’s children choir in East New York… Read More

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What’s the Cost of 'Parenting While Black?'
Sperm Bank Lawsuit May Have the Answer

by Jason Johnson

How much does it cost to raise a child in America today? Not some child prodigy who needs expensive music lessons, or a child with… Read More

Stand Your Ground

Stand Your Ground

by #teamEBONY

Jennifer’s first instinct was to bury her feelings. When faced with the fight-or-flight analysis presented during the onset of any clash, the… Read More

Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss?

by S. Tia Brown

No mom or dad wants to raise a youngster who grows up to be rude, inconsiderate or absolutely devoid of patience; unfortunately, however, we’ve… Read More

I Pledge Allegiance

I Pledge Allegiance

by Nick Chiles

Fresh off the videotaped execution of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old New York man who was handcuffed and placed in a fatal chokehold by a police officer… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 48:<br />
The Hendersons

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 48:
The Hendersons

by Joicelyn Dingle

Glenn Henderson’s future appeared in the midst of his workout at a fitness center in Chicago. “I was doing sit ups and… Read More

Black Seniors Logging On and Loving It

Black Seniors Logging On and Loving It

by Edna Kane-Williams, Vice-President, Multicultural Engagement, AARP

Some of us still remember talking on the old fashioned rotary dial phone with the curly cord. At one time, just about every home… Read More

Change Clothes

Change Clothes

by Mitzi Miller

Growing up, I was quite the little tomboy. Much to my mother’s chagrin, I’d much rather hang out with my father under the hood of his… Read More

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