The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 21: The James-Masons

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 21: The James-Masons

Karen Marie Mason was born into a West Indian family where there was no question as to whether one would pursue higher education… Read More

A GOOD PERSON, A GREAT DAD [VIDEO]

A GOOD PERSON, A GREAT DAD [VIDEO]

Stories of absent fathers have become commonplace in the narrative of the Black community.  While there’s a tendency to… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
We Are the World...?

[FATHER/HOOD]
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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

Superhero Movie Violence Prompts Actor Apology

Superhero Movie Violence Prompts Actor Apology

by Nick Chiles

We’ve certainly torn into Hollywood on… Read More

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

[ENOUGH]
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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

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

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

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

When Your Child Is Turned Against You [VIDEO]

When Your Child Is Turned Against You [VIDEO]

Stories of absent fathers have become commonplace in the narrative of the Black community.  While there’s a tendency to… 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

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