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Dear White People: Please Don't Shoot My Son

Aaden Quadi Brown was born on June 14th, 2011. Since birth he’s had a coolness about him that I probably lacked as a child. He’s almost 6 now as I write this. 1,551 more words

Social Issues

Watermelon + chicken = trust

When I sat down with Wesley, I wanted to know what he thought were common stereotypes that society has toward Black people.

Wesley made it clear that he was sharing his perspective as a “mixed light-skinned black man.” 168 more words


Fatherless Daughters: 5 Things She Needs Her Father To Know


My relationship with my father has never been a close one. Even when I was a child he wasn’t around much. I saw him on holidays and I spent most of my summers in Missouri with him, accompanied by my grandmother. 955 more words

Life Lessons

I'm having trouble with my computer. I turned it off and now I'm working off the iPhone.

I hear an owl hooting nearby. I remember one another time, years ago. I actually saw it perched in a tree, then it took off and flew towards the hill. 352 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Date Night Creepin'

My husband and I couldn’t let Spring Bring pass by without a date night. If you’re a parent,  then you know how easily plans can change. 693 more words

Black fathers, you are important to your child's education.

Black fathers, you are important to your child’s education.

To my fellow black fathers out there you are vital to your child/children’s education in ways you may not even know.

African American

White Privilege is the Black Burden. -M. Lloyd

“Don’t let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice…have the courage to follow your heart and intuition they somehow already know what you truly want to become…stay hungry, stay foolish”-Steve Jobs… 1,850 more words

Black Fathers