Archive for the ‘motherhood’ Category

What Kids Think About Police Brutality

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Over the past few months (years, really), we’ve learned of several incidences of unarmed Black Americans being killed by police officers. They were shot, choked, slammed to the ground, etc. In some cases, the police have been indicted with charges related to their deaths, others have not. Some have gone to trial, some have not. […]

Feminista Jones on @huffpostlive 10.16.14

Hey hey good people!! I was invited, once again, to join Caroline (my boo in my head) to talk about news affecting women We were joined by Naama Bloom @NaamaBloom (New York, NY) Founder & CEO, HelloFlo.com and Jenny Kutner @jennykutner (New York, NY) Assistant Editor, Salon. Awesome show!   Check it out here    

Race & Motherhood on @thefrisky

I was invited to weigh in on the recent arrest of Debra Harrell, a Black mother who left her daughter in a park a few hundred feet away from where she worked. This arrest sparked a lot of discussion about Black motherhood, racist approaches to demonizing certain mothers, and how we need to do more […]

Sponsored Post: My Body, My Choice, My Control

This post is sponsored by Bedsider. All opinions are my own I became sexually active at the age of 16, almost 20 years ago. While I can admit that I have not always made the best decisions in partners, activity, or in protection, I can definitely say that I’ve matured and learned a lot about […]

While My Sisters Gently Weep on @BlogHer

I wrote a piece for BlogHer.com about the mental health of Black women amid onslaughts of attacks in the media, in our communities, our jobs, within our families, etc. I stood in the dark solace of my kitchen with my hands clenched tightly against the sink. My teeth dig into my lower lip as the […]

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