When Dad Is Gone Again...For Good

When Dad Is Gone Again...For Good

by Kenneth Braswell

In my book When The Tear Won't Fall, I speak very intimately about the death of my father and the funeral thereafter… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
What Do Parents Really Sacrifice for Our Kids?

[FATHER/HOOD]
What Do Parents Really Sacrifice for Our Kids?

by Shawn Taylor

Many children have trigger-points. It may be a place, a situation or a person, but when they’re triggered, they go bananas… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
What 21st Century Kids Should Learn

[FATHER/HOOD]
What 21st Century Kids Should Learn

by Shawn Taylor

I am blessed to have received a great education. Maybe it was a time in U.S. history when educating our nation’s children was… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] When Do Kids Need to Know?

[FATHER/HOOD] When Do Kids Need to Know?

by Shawn Taylor

“When di pickney dem growed.” This was my grandmother’s (rest her soul) response to being asked if children should… Read More

PERSONAL SPACE: More Than A Friend

PERSONAL SPACE: More Than A Friend

by Amy DuBois Barnett

Shortly after I moved to Chicago, I met a very cool woman who had recently relocated to the city as well. We clicked immediately and began hanging… Read More

Father-In-Chief

Father-In-Chief

by Steven Gray

At Hyde Park Career Academy on Chicago’s South Side, dozens of young people wearing tidy khaki pants and navy-blue polo shirts gathered on the… Read More

Father Knows Best

Father Knows Best

by #teamEBONY

From helping his little man fix a bow tie to teaching his teen to shave after the initial sprouting of whiskers, Dad is a boy’s first superhero… Read More

The Single Mother, Mythical Father Effect

The Single Mother, Mythical Father Effect

by Sharda Sekaran

I have a strange early memory from childhood. My mother handed me a telephone and told me my dead father was on the line. While this… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
Biological Didn’t Bother<br />

[FATHER/HOOD]
Biological Didn’t Bother

by Shawn Taylor

When my daughter was born, I didn’t experience the love at first sight that so many parents talk about. In fact, I felt nothing… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
Raising 21st Century Children

[FATHER/HOOD]
Raising 21st Century Children

by Shawn Taylor

I’ll get right down to it. I asked several people the following question: What does it mean to raise a Black child in the 21st… Read More

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