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January 20, 2020

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Black culture has some parenting norms that have become staples in media about African American childhood. A few years ago, Denzel Washington explained to an interviewer when speaking about the “Oscars So White” movement that black culture is automatically recognizing...

(Halloween 2018. My daughter regularly practices yoga with me)

Something interesting came up in the live stream Chrissie shared with Christelyn Karazin this past Friday – a hang-up that I do not think I wanted to be fully aware of before I heard their sentiments. Both w...

Femininity is for all women – single ladies, wifeys, and mommies. Chrissie has covered a lot of the essentials for women, but I wanted to dive deeper and cover some essentials for mothers. This list is hardly comprehensive, but it’s the most pertinent items that came t...

Raising a dark-skinned black daughter in today’s world is no walk in the park. Society is colorist and sexist and racist among many other things. But, thankfully, there are things we can do to alleviate the negative parts of living life as a dark-skinned black woman or...

When most adults think about exercising, they picture lifting weights, working out on a treadmill, or going to the gym. But for children, exercising means being physically active during school and when they are home.

Active girls benefit from regular exercise. They will...

Working in management has taught me a lot about the qualities necessary to make it in the American workplace today. Professional climate has definitely changed since the onset of The Great Recession that began around 2008, and career longevity is no longer about securi...

Rhonda Rokki Harper, surfer 

Identity is an interesting element for all living people. It changes over time, and for some of us, it may even be fluid. But regardless of how we define ourselves and our identities, I think we can all agree that a person’s identity should...

Growing up, I was required to do well in school. My parents did not have a ton of rules, but I was expected to do chores at home, to be respectful, and to do my best in school. My parents, like many who welcomed babies during the 1980s, placed a lot of value on educati...

Raising a dark-skinned black girl has to be done with more than just good intention, but with careful thought and conscious effort. The objective is to raise a girl that, despite society’s underappreciation of her and her skin tone, has a good understanding of her imme...

Artist Camryn Green is showing black girls everywhere that big things can come in small packages. With the help of her mom, at just 8 years old Camryn became an entrepreneur and began selling her artwork. She has since sold 500 paintings, created a children's book and...

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