When Daddy Says ‘Sorry’<br />

When Daddy Says ‘Sorry’

by Shawn Taylor

Parenting is like a form of kung fu. Everyone has a different interpretation, a different way they handle their business, but we’re… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 53:<br />
The Clemonses

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 53:
The Clemonses

by Joicelyn Dingle

The Clemons story is touched by kismet’s kiss—when circumstance dances with fortune, faith prevails, then destiny ensues. February… Read More

Too Young to Protest?

Too Young to Protest?

by Shawn Taylor

My daughter’s eyes were wide. Real wide. Wider than I had ever seen them. And she was trembling. (She was too bundled up to… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 52:<br />
The Fequieres

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 52:
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by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

The age-old debate over love at first sight will never end. There are two types of people: those who unwaveringly believe in the… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 51: Lynda Lee Osborne + Nyveek Nuel-Bey

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 51: Lynda Lee Osborne + Nyveek Nuel-Bey

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

When Lynda Lee Osborne and Nyveek Nuel-Bey (né Kevin Lomax) first met through a mutual business contact back in 1999, the… Read More

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'Fatherless' Is No Insult

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I believe it was my Black aesthetics professor at Howard University, Dr. Gregory Carr who implied that the concept of asserting “I’m… Read More

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When It Comes to Sexual Assault,
Father May Not Know Best

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

First off, let me say that I am a couple of days away from being a father. Second: I love my father. Third, it's time for… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 50:<br />
The Ubohs

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 50:
The Ubohs

by Joicelyn Dingle

Tunde Anthony (Tony) Uboh recalls his prayers and impressions with Herculean energy and pure sanctity. “When I was 13, I had… Read More

Fatherhood and the Self-Image

Fatherhood and the Self-Image

by Shawn Taylor

For most of my life, I have kept to myself. While many of my friends and family would paint me as “popular” growing up… Read More

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During the Holidays, Let’s Remember Family Caregivers

by Edna Kane-Williams, Vice-President, Multicultural Engagement, AARP

It’s that time of year when millions of families begin enjoying new scents from the kitchen, excitement and anticipation from the children… Read More

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