[MODERN MOM]<br />
For Fairytale Believers

[MODERN MOM]
For Fairytale Believers

by Asha French

Post-Zimmerman verdict parenting has many Black parents feeling like Sethe (a character from Toni Morrison’s Beloved);… Read More

'Divorce, Dating and My Daughter'

'Divorce, Dating and My Daughter'

by Verna Lee

My daughter and I, despite a 30 year age difference, are so extraordinarily close that several friends have repeatedly said that… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
A Whitewashed Education?

[FATHER/HOOD]
A Whitewashed Education?

by Shawn Taylor

My wife and I are determined that our daughter will have the things we never had, experiences that were out of our reach due to poverty… Read More

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Building a Village for My Child

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Building a Village for My Child

by Asha French

“A partner is not a village,” my friend reminded me the morning after yet another of my white picket fences fell. I was… Read More

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The Winkfield-Hamilton-Allens

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 22:
The Winkfield-Hamilton-Allens

by Joicelyn Dingle

Blonka Winkfield—Howard University alum with a master’s degree in molecular and cellular biochemistry from CUNY Stony… Read More

[MODERN MOM]<br />
The Princess Is Okay!

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by Asha French

Some fights are not worth fighting. I was already an hour late for a 4th of July Read More

[MODERN MOM]<br />
Who Deserves to ‘Choose’ Motherhood?

[MODERN MOM]
Who Deserves to ‘Choose’ Motherhood?

by Asha French

  Navigating the inherent autonomy of a toddler (“I can do it!” “I don’t want that!”… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
Inconvenient Truth

[FATHER/HOOD]
Inconvenient Truth

by Shawn Taylor

I think I scared my daughter. Hell, I think I terrified her. When I heard the Zimmerman verdict, I lost it. I yelled the “F”… Read More

Must Parents Give ‘the Stalking Talk’?<br />

Must Parents Give ‘the Stalking Talk’?

by Howard Stevenson

Let’s say your Black son comes home one night, scared, out of breath from running. He tells you that some guy with a gun chased… Read More

[MODERN MOM]<br />
A Time for Tantrums

[MODERN MOM]
A Time for Tantrums

by Asha French

  “The fundamental danger of an acquittal is not more riots, it is more George Zimmermans.” -Jay… Read More

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