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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

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Jordan Davis’s murder was as American as apple pie; its main ingredient is a strange fruit grafted from European imports. One… Read More

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by Asha French

I’m not an expert on public education reform; I’m just a mother who recently visited a private school and saw, for the… Read More

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The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 36: The Garcias

by Joicelyn Dingle

Tami D. Garcia’s path to motherhood was comparable to a difficult childbirth, a labor of love and will. The Cleveland, Ohio… Read More

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mater mea Highlights the Beauty of Motherhood in Color

Amongst the endless news reports and uninformed statistics, it's hard to get a clear picture of the resilience, dedication and… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 35: The Benjamins

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 35: The Benjamins

by Joicelyn Dingle

Passing through New York on her way to school in southern Africa, 18-year-old Ruha White met Shawn Benjamin at Columbia University’s… Read More

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Pacifier, No Shame

by Asha French

It takes unmitigated gall to try to snatch a pacifier from the mouth of a toddler. Had my daughter been another type of child, the… Read More

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