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LaVar Ball Might Just Be The Prototype for Black Fatherhood...

As parents, one of the most challenging balances that we often have to strike is finding that harmonic convergence between imposing limitations while also instilling confidence. 1,072 more words

Plan of Action - Family

In the midst of the increasingly chaotic and toxic world, I’ve been really trying to think about my plans of action in a positive manner.  637 more words


Raising Honest Black Girls in The Era of White Male Fraudulence

It’s like clockwork.

Every night, we put food in front of my 5 year-old daughter and every night, she takes somewhere between an hour and a half to two hours to eat it.  1,355 more words

My Wife Is Not Black, But Our Family Is...

Let me start this whole thing off by saying clearly, firmly, resolutely, and without any ambiguity; my wife is totally not a Black woman.

This is not meant to be a statement of value or worth, a pro or a con, or any kind of point other than to establish a fact.  1,438 more words

Rachel Whitfield, Free Woman

Black women have received little attention for the critical role they have played in maintaining their families and contributing to their communities. After running across a brief reference to Rachel Whitfield (1814-1908) a “former slave who made it on her own as head of a household, subsistence farmer,” I began searching for more. 594 more words

Melanin Mondays ][ the Black Project #30

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Travel Deal

Costa Rica is famous for its fabulous beaches and green pastures.  It is a very calm and relaxing country. Plenty of horseback tours, mountain biking, boogie boarding, snorkeling, diving, kayaking or scenic driving. 146 more words