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

National Infertility Awareness Week: Infertility Myths Debunked

National Infertility Awareness Week: Infertility Myths Debunked

by Mary Jane Minkin, M.D.

This week is National Infertility Awareness Week, a time of year devoted to raising awareness about reproductive health and infertility. Infertility… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD]<br />
Move More, Eat Better, Live Longer

[FATHER/HOOD]
Move More, Eat Better, Live Longer

by Shawn Taylor

We’re born, we grow and mature, we deteriorate, and then we die. It’s the age-old cycle of life. When put into a personal… Read More

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