Have Black Women, Will Travel

Have Black Women, Will Travel

by dream hampton

Since she was an infant, my daughter Isoke has been traveling. During her first year, I moved from Detroit to L.A. where I had an… Read More

6 Whips That Scream "I'm Rich"!

6 Whips That Scream "I'm Rich"!

Range Rover Evoque (The Beckham Edition) While J-Lo may be endorsing FIAT,  Victoria Beckham, the first lady of soccer… Read More

I Had A Baby at 16. Another at 20. And Today is My College Graduation.

I Had A Baby at 16. Another at 20. And Today is My College Graduation.

by Melanie Yvette

Today, at around 3PM, Syreeta Martin will walk across the stage at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, where she will accept her… Read More

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[PHOTOS] REAL MOTHERS AND SONS: AN UNBREAKABLE BOND

To celebrate the lives of mothers who have given their all and are doing the work of raising young Black men, here are nine portraits… Read More

Why Mother's Day Matters

Why Mother's Day Matters

by Jonathan Pitts-Wiley

As I sat in the card aisle agonizing over the utter lack of grandmother-oriented card selections and struggled to keep track of just… Read More

[PHOTOS] White Moms, Black Kids

[PHOTOS] White Moms, Black Kids

For Black kids who are the offspring of biracial unions, or those adopted by white families, navigating race can eventually become complicated. Or… Read More

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Bottle Funk: No Sleep 'Til Byzance

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Bottle Funk: No Sleep 'Til Byzance

by Dinkinish O'Connor

Like fashion and music, what’s happening in the bottle can often reflect the socioeconomic breath of our society. While trendy… Read More

Infinite Ache:<br />
My First Mother's Day Without Her

Infinite Ache:
My First Mother's Day Without Her

by Saeed Jones

I was still sitting in the front row, staring at the sunflowers I had picked out for my mother’s coffin, when a man patted… Read More

Mama Said: Motherhood Inspired

Mama Said: Motherhood Inspired

by Claire Mcintosh

Whether she’s raising a brood of five on her own, parenting from a war zone, earning her diploma  and homeschooling or caring for little… Read More

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ZODIAC LOUNGE: ARIES THIS WEEK 5/7- 5/13

by Samuel F. Reynolds

Aries [March 21st to April 19th] #MeTime: Time to roll up your sleeves and shake off the boredom and ennui… Read More

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