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Childhood Trauma May Be Passed Down from Mothers to Daughters, Study Finds

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 04, 2017

The daughters of women who experienced childhood trauma may be at an increased risk for serious psychiatric disorders, according to a study cited in... Read More

Tiffany Haddish: All I Want Is to Be Able to Take Care Of Schizophrenic Mother

Tiffany Haddish: All I Want Is to Be Able to Take Care Of Schizophrenic Mother

by Zahara Hill   Dec 01, 2017

After landing an award-winning role in the movie “Girls Trip,” comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish is well on her way to Hollywood stardom. With all her... Read More

Takari Lee writes a tell-all book about her mother Jackie Christie

Jackie Christie’s Daughter Writes a Tell-All Book, Now What…

by S. Tia Brown   Mar 24, 2017

As Basketball Wives LA gears up for its sixth season, Jackie Christie is at the center of a war with another woman—and it’s not a... Read More

‘Mothers of the Movement’ Captivate Convention Audience

‘Mothers of the Movement’ Captivate Convention Audience

by Richard Fowler   Aug 12, 2016

The mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, Oscar Grant, Hadiya Pendelton, Jordan Davis and Dontre Hamilton took to the stage... Read More

Truths From a Black Mother

Truths From a Black Mother

by Ylonda Gault   May 05, 2016

It’s that time of year: April showers give way to May flowers, many of which are hastily purchased to celebrate mothers, the hardworking women... Read More

‘What Nearly Losing My Mom Taught Me About Life’

‘What Nearly Losing My Mom Taught Me About Life’

by Dontaira Terrell   Oct 22, 2014

This month marks the one-year-anniversary of a life-altering car crash that has left my mother hospitalized ever since.  I never realized the devastating affect... Read More

Margaret Anyoso

Kenya Hospital Imprisons New Mothers with No Money

by The Grio   Dec 28, 2012

The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges what he’s accused of: detaining mothers who... Read More

[INTERVIEW]
Christina Milian Talks Mommy Life

[INTERVIEW]
Christina Milian Talks Mommy Life

by Audrey Griffin   Oct 04, 2012

Christina Milian is a single mom who wears many hats.  A recording artist, working on her next album and just signed with YMCMB, she... Read More

[CONFESSIONS]
Making Peace With My Mother (and Myself)

[CONFESSIONS]
Making Peace With My Mother (and Myself)

by Herina Ayot   May 30, 2012

First, I thought I had malaria—the infectious disease born from parasitic mosquitoes that infiltrates blood cells resulting in death—but later learned the only parasite... Read More

Why Mother’s Day Matters

Why Mother’s Day Matters

by Jonathan Pitts-Wiley   May 09, 2012

As I sat in the card aisle agonizing over the utter lack of grandmother-oriented card selections and struggled to keep track of just how... Read More