#SceneTeaser:  First Look at Marlon Wayans’ New Series

#SceneTeaser: First Look at Marlon Wayans’ New Series

by #teamEBONY

Marlon Wayans is heading back to network television in a series loosely based on his real life. And yep, you can bet this will... Read More

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7 Ways Parents Can Prepare For the Trump Years

by Erickka Sy Savané

By now, many parents are over the shock of the recent election of Donald Trump. If you’re like me you had to explain to a... Read More

On Raising Children When Black Lives Still Don’t Matter to Some<br />

On Raising Children When Black Lives Still Don’t Matter to Some

by Josie Pickens

Sending my daughter out into the world without me is proving to be the greatest trigger of my anxiety, and yet every day I... Read More

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Fathers Do Not Babysit

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

To have eight godchildren in today's society is to know a multitude of different family dynamics. Some of my boys are married to the... Read More

Viewing Black Fatherhood from Both Abandonment and Fulfillment

Viewing Black Fatherhood from Both Abandonment and Fulfillment

by Dr. Larry Walker

Father’s Day is here and millions of dads will wake up in the morning and think, “today is my day.” The day is full... Read More

Yes, We Can…Swim: Teaching Your Kids About the Water

Yes, We Can…Swim: Teaching Your Kids About the Water

by Cullen Jones

It was after midnight when Michael Phelps told me that the basketball guys were downstairs. I was with my teammates in the athlete dorms... Read More

[GOAL ORIENTED] Kevin Durant’s Mom Not a Baller, But Still the Real MVP

[GOAL ORIENTED] Kevin Durant’s Mom Not a Baller, But Still the Real MVP

by Christopher Harris

There he was, standing in front of his teammates, a slew of executives and the rest of the world during a 2014 news conference... Read More

The Damaging Effects of Soothing Your Child With Technology

The Damaging Effects of Soothing Your Child With Technology

by Elizabeth Aguirre

“Mommy, I want YouTube” croons my 3-year-old upon opening her eyes on a lovely Monday A.M. Next it’s, “Can I see your phone please... Read More

Parenting BIG: The Path to Reaching Your Child’s Full Potential

Parenting BIG: The Path to Reaching Your Child’s Full Potential

by Kimberly Seals Allers

Jessica and Kenneth Johnson* have three children, ages 5, 3 and 1. Like many parents, they want to raise great kids. There is just... Read More

Stepping in to Adopt a Child Family Member in Need

Stepping in to Adopt a Child Family Member in Need

by Donna Owens

Tanya Goode had already been married and raised two adult sons, when life threw the New York resident an unexpected curve ball that made... Read More