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Survey: Black Parents Are Finding Creative Ways to Invest in Children’s Future

Survey: Black Parents Are Finding Creative Ways to Invest in Children’s Future

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 14, 2018

African-American parents are creating opportunities for their children through higher education, and it’s a top priority, a survey from Northwestern Mutual states. In a... Read More


Black Teens Kick Butt in Tech, Need More Access to STEM

by Glenn Jeffers   Nov 17, 2016

Here’s the good news. A new study released this past October found that Black tweens and teens are both proficient and confident in basic... Read More

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LeBron James Speaks On Colin Kaepernick and Raising Black Kids Amid Police Violence

by #teamEBONY   Sep 26, 2016

Today LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers held their annual media day, an opportunity for press to get a preview of what to expect... Read More

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What to Do When You’re Woke and Your Parents Are Not

by Bee Quammie   Sep 26, 2016

Mom was in town, and had me serving as her chauffeur to run errands across the city. As we drove, we engaged in a... Read More

The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families

More Black Parents Homeschooling Their Children

by The Atlantic   Feb 18, 2015

Marvell is one of an estimated 220,000 African American children currently being homeschooled, according to the National Home Education Research Institute. Black families have... Read More

Black-ish Addressed the Spanking Debate in the Best Way Possible

Black-ish Puts a New Spin on the Spanking Debate

by Jezebel   Oct 23, 2014

Spanking was the topic of Wednesday night's episode of Black-ish, titled "Crime and Punishment." It's a debate that never really ends, and one that... Read More

The State of Black Family Survey

The State of Black Family Survey

by Rosemarie Robotham   Apr 01, 2014

Alicia Taylor thought she and her husband, Michael, had made their family’s future fail-proof. They’d married soon after college, found good jobs in their... Read More

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Schools Closings, and How They Damage Neighborhoods

by The Root   Aug 21, 2013

One way to exact structural change in America is through schools and their curricula, The Root's editor-in-chief, professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., said recently... Read More

 Minority Parents See Serious Problems In Their Schools (POLL)

Black Parents More Likely to See Serious Problems in Schools

by Huffington Post   Aug 19, 2013

Minority and low-income parents are more likely to see serious problems in their schools – from low expectations to bullying to out-of-date technology and... Read More

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10 Things You Should Know About Child Support

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox   Aug 01, 2012

During Child Support Awareness Month in August, and even during the rest of the year, it’s important to be mindful of the facts about... Read More