[MODERN MOM]<br />
Teaching Race to 'Post-Racial' Kids

[MODERN MOM]
Teaching Race to 'Post-Racial' Kids

by Asha French

Tolerance is the latest trend in contemporary parenting. White… Read More

The State of Black Family Survey

The State of Black Family Survey

by Rosemarie Robotham

Alicia Taylor thought she and her husband, Michael, had made their family’s future fail-proof. They’d married soon after… Read More

african american girl looking mirror

[MODERN MOM]
'My Daughter Wants Long Hair Like Elsa'

by Asha French

My daughter wants long hair like Elsa, and like the Frozen queen, I’ve had to let it go. It’s not a fight that… Read More

african american woman pregnant scared

The Politics of Pregnancy and the Workplace

by Jenn M. Jackson

As I sit here gazing at my newborn son, I can’t help but reflect on my experiences in parenting over the years. Having given… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 38: The Casanaves

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 38: The Casanaves

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

The story of how Donovan Casanave proposed to Amber Jaynes Casanave will be recounted to the newlyweds’… Read More

[MODERN MOM] 'Why I Want My Daughter to Hit Me Back'

[MODERN MOM]
'Why I Want My Daughter to Hit Me Back'

by Asha French

Last month---Black History Month---ended with a nod… Read More

Coolest Black Family

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 37: The Mshaka Morrises

by Joicelyn Dingle

Renewal is the modus operandi for the Mshaka-Morris family. Married to filmmaker/author Thembisa Mshaka, Anthony L. Morris (leader… Read More

african american mother child stressed working

[MODERN MOM]
Back to Work

by Asha French

Dear Me:  Congratulations on your job offer. For three years, you’ve been parenting as a single graduate student… Read More

african american girl meditating

[FATHER/HOOD] Meditation and My Baby Girl

by Shawn Taylor

I never like to write from a place of anger. Anger clouds my true thoughts, skews my intentions, and makes it very damn difficult… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
The Dad Who Won’t Do Black History Month

[FATHER/HOOD]
The Dad Who Won’t Do Black History Month

by Shawn Taylor

I feel about Black History Month the way many folks I know feel about Kwanzaa: it’s a necessary evil. For the past 34 years… Read More

Most viewed

Entertainment & Culture / By Sun Singleton
Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Entertainment & Culture
Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Style / By Tyrus Townsend
Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

News & Views / By Damon Young
Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

News & Views / By Kristian Davis Bailey
Detroit's New Activist Generation

Detroit's New Activist Generation

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter