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Editor’s Letter: Built to Last

by Mitzi Miller

Anyone who speaks with me for more than 10 minutes can tell how close I am to my mother, Elsa. Perhaps it’s because she and I have such similar… Read More

Holiday Survival Guide: Mission Possible

Holiday Survival Guide: Mission Possible

by Amy Elisa Keith

Heading to your family’s home for the holidays can mean one of two things: traveling for miles to get the best meal of the year or preparing… Read More

The Single Dad Manifesto

The Single Dad Manifesto

by #teamEBONY

Conscious uncoupling and co-parenting are phrases you often hear on TV or read about in parenting blogs. Yet it’s real life for many former… Read More

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'What Nearly Losing My Mom Taught Me About Life'

by Dontaira Terrell

This month marks the one-year-anniversary of a life-altering car crash that has left my mother hospitalized ever since.  I never… Read More

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'Should I Break Up With My Married Boyfriend?'

ASK B. SCOTT:
'Should I Break Up With My Married Boyfriend?'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott: I truly value your advice and would greatly appreciate if you could help me with my situation. I'm… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 49:<br />
The Dawson-Laynes

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 49:
The Dawson-Laynes

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

The first time 39-year-old Imani A. Dawson-Layne laid eyes on Yuriel Layne at her church’s children choir in East New York… Read More

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What’s the Cost of 'Parenting While Black?'
Sperm Bank Lawsuit May Have the Answer

by Jason Johnson

How much does it cost to raise a child in America today? Not some child prodigy who needs expensive music lessons, or a child with… Read More

Cauliflower Soup

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Cauliflower Soup

by Kristin Braswell

Summer is officially gone and chilly Fall days are upon us. When I am depleted of energy and feeling cold, I lean on soups to help… Read More

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Consensual Sex?
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by Stephanie Humphrey

Sexual assault on college campuses is enough of a problem in this country that earlier this year, President Obama established the  Read More

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

by Kristin Braswell

It hurts to type this, but Summer will be over before we know it. The upside to Fall, however, is fabulous boots….and soup… Read More

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