[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 Coolest Black Family in America, No. 14: The Foxes

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 14: The Foxes

Chicago, summer of 1996. Tatia (pronounced Tasha) Adams was a graduate of Savannah State University when she got a job working for… 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

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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

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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

More Than a Mother: Why ‘Woman’ and ‘Mom’ Aren't Synonymous [OPINION]

More Than a Mother: Why ‘Woman’ and ‘Mom’ Aren't Synonymous [OPINION]

by Jo Nubian

As I write this I am sitting still, possibly for the first time today.  My days are filled with work: teaching, writing, and… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 13: The Tylers

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 13: The Tylers

When Lamar met Ronnie, they were literally heading in opposite directions. “He had just sold his townhouse in Prince George… Read More

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