[FATHER/HOOD] ‘Am I a Father or a Black Father?’<br />

[FATHER/HOOD] ‘Am I a Father or a Black Father?’

by Shawn Taylor

I never thought about my life being an activity worthy of eyeballing. I’ve been wrong not to consider this. When race and masculinity… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] Retooling Manhood for Sensitivity

[FATHER/HOOD] Retooling Manhood for Sensitivity

by Shawn Taylor

I am writing this on International Women’s Day. My daughter, 18-days away from turning 5, is asleep in my lap. Her breathing… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] Carving Out Daddy Time

[FATHER/HOOD] Carving Out Daddy Time

by Shawn Taylor

My grandfather (R.I.P.) did not talk much. But when he did, I made sure I listened—even if I had to eavesdrop. To this day… Read More

EBONY Wants Your Most Memorable Mother's Day Moments

EBONY Wants Your Most Memorable Mother's Day Moments

by #teamEBONY

We'll always love our mamas---and Mother's Day is one of our favorite times to let them know just how much we do! EBONY is… Read More

[PARENTING]<br />
Keeping The Love Alive After the Baby Arrives

[PARENTING]
Keeping The Love Alive After the Baby Arrives

by Audrey Griffin

Small gestures may seem just that: small. But when it comes to showing love to your partner, they can net big results. Even… Read More

[FATHER/HOOD] Forgiveness, Knowing Better and Doing Better

[FATHER/HOOD] Forgiveness, Knowing Better and Doing Better

by Shawn Taylor

My parents should have never been parents. While I’m thankful they got together and had me, this is about as far as I will… Read More

A Daddy Deals with His Daughter’s Self-Esteem

A Daddy Deals with His Daughter’s Self-Esteem

by Shawn Taylor

The magnitude of my arrogance before I became a parent was staggering. (My wife is much more grounded and pragmatic than me.) We’d… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 9: The Johnsons

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 9: The Johnsons

A graduate of Howard University, Kenya McGuire met Carl Johnson in Washington, D.C. at Howard University Hospital while he was doing… Read More

ASK B. SCOTT<br />
'I Don't Believe in Whipping My Child'

ASK B. SCOTT
'I Don't Believe in Whipping My Child'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott, I’m a 31-year-old woman and I have a 10 year old daughter, who I gave birth to when I was still… Read More

A Dad Deals with His Baby Girl’s N-Word Encounter

A Dad Deals with His Baby Girl’s N-Word Encounter

by Shawn Taylor

Close to six years ago, my wife and I discovered she was pregnant. At the time, I made the decision to background the racial aspects… Read More

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