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Bianca and Carol

Two generations of mothers!
Bianca is Carol’s child and Bianca has 2 young children
Carol’s gifts: empathetic and calm; a champion of women’s empowerment and an advocate for strong, happy marriages. 94 more words

Esther Magazine

The absent black father myth—debunked by CDC

by Frank Vyan Walton

We’ve been told, quite frequently and repeatedly that the problems in the black community that we’ve seen in Ferguson and Baltimore recently are not the fault of biased, paramilitary, paranoid and violent policing (even if the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicates that… 349 more words


Tanya reblogged this on Illuminate and commented:

Tanya's comment: I admit that I also bought into the black father myth. Unfortunately, many black women have bought into it, too, and often blame black men when family problems arise. I have even heard black women say they hate dating black men for these reasons. I’m pleasantly surprised that the CDC took interest in this issue.

The Myth of the Myth of the Black Father

Facebook friends have directed my attention to a study being hailed on the left as breaking the right-wing racist narrative about black fatherhood. Here is the link to the study, sans commentary… 510 more words

#BlackLivesMatter: pain707

What’s even more disheartening than the Walter Scott thing is the fact that things like that happen all the time and aren’t caught on tape it’s an attack on black lives, black families, black marriages, black children and especially black men and women. 109 more words


Minimalism: A White Man's Religion?

At first glance, minimalism seems a good thing for everybody. It was a nearly perfect fit for me, an understated introvert who never likes to draw much attention to herself. 697 more words

The Relinquishment of Gain

My spirit was bothered last night as I slept. I’d had a talk with hubby about the future, and the future of our family — specifically, our economic future. 651 more words