The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 20: The Marcelin-McCallas

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 20: The Marcelin-McCallas

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

For many couples, flirting, touching, caressing and kissing are central ingredients to build a dynamic relationship. But when it… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] Bringing Sexy Back

[FATHER/HOOD] Bringing Sexy Back

by Shawn Taylor

It was a flyer that that got me thinking. That simple, gaudy, overly Photoshopped flyer stuck under my windshield wiper: “Grown… Read More

Gentlemen’s Club

Gentlemen’s Club

by Denene Millner

I mean, I get it: he is my father and so Daddy is going to be an absolute gentleman to his little girl—make me feel special… Read More

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We Are the World...?

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by Shawn Taylor

Many families I associate with are still reeling from the fountain of negative responses from that innocuous Cheerios commercial… Read More

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Superhero Movie Violence Prompts Actor Apology

by Nick Chiles

We’ve certainly torn into Hollywood on… Read More

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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

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

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

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
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

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

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

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