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

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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

ASK B. SCOTT:<br />
Hard-Working Mom in Need of Fun!

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Hard-Working Mom in Need of Fun!

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott, I am a single parent of two wonderful girls and I am currently working two jobs. I love my girls… Read More

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

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