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Daddy’s Girl

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Leah Still is your typical 4-year-old kid. She loves to laugh and joke around with her mom and dad. She loses track of time if you pull out… Read More

Survival Mode

Survival Mode

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As Told To L’Oreal Thompson Payton Before the Rev. Steven Eugene Carter discovered his passion for preaching, he was dealing… Read More

Mum’s the Word

Mum’s the Word

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Remember the days when minors were sent out of the room because Ògrown folksÓ were talking? Well, overexposure is today’s… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 56: The Henrys

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 56: The Henrys

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In 2012, Toby Jenkins-Henry and William Henry were on the precipice of something great, exhilarating and uncertain: love. For eight… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America,<br />
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Sonja Scott née Johnson describes her future love at first sight. “He had this August brown skin and dark curly hair… Read More

'My Village Loved Me When My Father Wouldn't'

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"My dad paid off your bill at Dr. Murray's,"  my sister texted me a few weeks ago, referring to a past-due bill… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 54:<br />
The Greenes

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“If you know anything about Trinidadians, you know that when they start blowing on their whistle, that is the height of ‘We… Read More

When Love Hurts

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Nowadays when people think about abusive relationships, their minds may drift toward grainy images from the surveillance footage of former Baltimore… Read More

Parenting: What Legacy Will We Leave Our Kids?

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As far as material items, neither of my parents left me anything that didn’t have some kind of string attached. Anything passed… Read More

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

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