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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

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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

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 12: The Walkers

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 12: The Walkers

Carl Walker, born in Washington, DC, romanticized the idea of marriage when he was in his teens—a testimony to his parents… Read More

Boston Marathon Massacre Nonchalance?

Boston Marathon Massacre Nonchalance?

by Nick Chiles

There is a numbing familiarity to these scenes now, when Americans unite for a moment to share their horror at another despicable… Read More

The 5 Most Child-Frie​ndly HBCUs for Student-Parents

The 5 Most Child-Frie​ndly HBCUs for Student-Parents

by Lauren McEwen

The inability to find quality, affordable child care can be an issue for economically stable parents, but for student-parents, finding decent care… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] To Spank or Not to Spank

[FATHER/HOOD] To Spank or Not to Spank

by Shawn Taylor

A couple of years ago, I was very deeply involved in putting together an anthology entitled Ass-Whooping’s Greatest Hits:… Read More

PERSONAL SPACE: Mother to Mother

PERSONAL SPACE: Mother to Mother

by Amy DuBois Barnett

I’ve known Jill Scott for more than a decade and shot multiple covers with her from the Jilly from Philly days to this gorgeous portrait of… Read More

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