[ENOUGH]<br />
‘Why Did They Kill My Son?’<br />

[ENOUGH]
‘Why Did They Kill My Son?’

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

For many dads, Fathers Day 2013 was a painful reminder of something that is missing from their lives: murdered children.  “Father's… Read More

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The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 19: The Hunter/Williamses

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

The illustrious history of Caroline Hunter’s selfless work as a human rights activist is deeply interwoven with a moving tale… Read More

Why Diversity Matters to Me and My Kids

Why Diversity Matters to Me and My Kids

by Denene Millner

I am an Affirmative Action baby. Long Island Newsday paid my college tuition, in part, because of the color of my… Read More

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A Daughter’s Self-Defense<br />

[FATHER/HOOD]
A Daughter’s Self-Defense

by Shawn Taylor

“How do you raise a child in safety in a world that is getting more violent by the day?” Some parents recently explored… Read More

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The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 18: The Redmonds

by Joicelyn Dingle

What’s most intriguing about the Redmonds is, talking to JaChel is just like talking to Micaela. And it’s not a same… Read More

Should Single Moms Get the Father’s Day Nod?

Should Single Moms Get the Father’s Day Nod?

by Janelle Harris

I’m not a man, I’m a woman. I’m not a dad, I’m a mom. And still, even with these two fluorescently obvious… Read More

Searching for the Spirituality of Motherhood

Searching for the Spirituality of Motherhood

by Denene Millner

It’s the pageantry of it all that I remember most. Weeks before Easter, my mother would hit Macy’s, searching… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] Should Father’s Day Be for Service and Celebration?

[FATHER/HOOD] Should Father’s Day Be for Service and Celebration?

by Shawn Taylor

I am fairly certain that much of my family became Jehovah’s Witnesses because they didn’t want to celebrate holidays… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 17: The Zobois

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 17: The Zobois

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Joseph and Ibi Zoboi’s courtship didn’t include romantic dinners, long flirty interactions, hand holding, kissing, or… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] The Politics of Young Girls’ Bodies

[FATHER/HOOD] The Politics of Young Girls’ Bodies

by Shawn Taylor

You would assume that the playground would be one of the few places where you could just be a father. No stress, just play, laughter… Read More

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