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Filling in the Blanks: A Story of Nonbiological Fathers

by Alisha Tillery

As we celebrate Father’s Day we can’t forget those men who stand in the gaps to care for children who aren’t theirs… Read More

David Otunga

Super Dads: WWE's David Otunga and David Jr.

by Ericka N. Goodman

Harvard law grad, WWE superstar, soon-to-be husband and former reality-TV star David Otunga wears many a hat. Fatherhood… Read More

'My Mother Doesn't Love Me'

'My Mother Doesn't Love Me'

by Sil Lai Abrams

I’ve told my kids frequently “You know I’d throw myself in front of a moving bus for you, right?” They snicker… Read More

"I Breastfed My Son Until He Was 2 1/2"

"I Breastfed My Son Until He Was 2 1/2"

by Eisa Nefertari Ulen

I breastfed my amazing son until he was 2 1/2.   African American women are the least likely to breastfeed… Read More

Dear London: My Most Perfect Special Needs Child

Dear London: My Most Perfect Special Needs Child

by Brooke Valentine

Dear London, When you read this it will seem so familiar to you, simply because I've whispered these words in your ear… Read More

Time Magazine Cover Shocks

Time Magazine Cover Shocks

by #teamEBONY

We know that a mother's milk is nutritious to a growing baby. But, Time took this idea and ran --- shocking many this week… Read More

I Had A Baby at 16. Another at 20. And Today is My College Graduation.

I Had A Baby at 16. Another at 20. And Today is My College Graduation.

by Melanie Yvette

Today, at around 3PM, Syreeta Martin will walk across the stage at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, where she will accept her… Read More

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