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Fathers Do Not Babysit

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

To have eight godchildren in today's society is to know a multitude of different family dynamics. Some of my boys are married to the mother of… Read More

Daddy's House

Finding Family and a Home in Daddy’s House

by Ian F. Blair

Thirty-eight years ago, I became a foster parent. The first child I took into my home was a boy, Larome, who was entering the seventh grade at a nearby… Read More

Viewing Black Fatherhood from Both Abandonment and Fulfillment

Viewing Black Fatherhood from Both Abandonment and Fulfillment

by Dr. Larry Walker

Father’s Day is here and millions of dads will wake up in the morning and think, “today is my day.” The day is full of text messages… Read More

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Black-owned App Helps Users Stay Beautiful No Matter the Weather

by Lynne d Johnson

After four years spearheading Kollective Mobile and building killer apps for others, Sian… Read More

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Gone Girls

by Kysha Harris

Doesn’t it seem like the minutes, hours, and days quickly roll into weeks, months and years lately? Yes, we could just be happy with our weekends… Read More

6 Things Adults Can Do to Help Black Youth Cope With Street Violence

6 Things Adults Can Do to Help Black Youth Cope With Street Violence

by Dr. Summer Matheson

Gun and other types of violence are prevalent in certain U.S. neighborhoods. Black youth and members of their communities are riddled by homicides… Read More

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Exploring Key West, Florida’s Hidden Black History

by Lisa Bonner

As the southernmost point in the United States, Key West has always been a top tourist destination. An easy three-and-a-half hour drive from Miami… Read More

[The Upload] Twitter Was HERE for Bozoma Saint John's #BlackGirlMagic

[The Upload] Twitter Was HERE for Bozoma Saint John's #BlackGirlMagic

by #teamEBONY

Last year, Apple was praised for commissioning not one, but two women to address attendees at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. In… Read More

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[Recipes] BBQ Swaps for the Health Conscious Griller

by BestiesMD

Summer is officially upon us, and with it comes all of those great cookouts! Who doesn't love grilled dishes, music blasting and letting loose… Read More

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Noirebnb Founder On Her Plans to Make #AirBnBWhileBlack a Thing of the Past

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

By now you’ve heard the stories:  Black traveler looks for a vacation rental on Airbnb, White host declines, but accepts same exact booking… Read More

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