As an African American woman, my mother Elizabeth, had the traditional fear that all African American mothers have; a fatal interaction with police where one of her three sons would be shot or killed. My mother had another fear; that her police officer son would be killed on duty.
Kimberly Seals Allers and Jeanine Valrie join Nancy to discuss the real reasons behind why black women are less likely to breastfeed.
African-American women are statistically less likely to breastfeed their children than white women. During Black Breastfeeding Week, we ask why. And does that decision have an impact on black babies' higher infant mortality rates and adult diseases?
Moms are superheros in the flesh. They birth us, clothe us, feed us, raise us, inspire us, improve us, and most importantly
Mother's Day was a high holy day for us when I was growing up. We arrived at church proudly wearing our roses, and the entire service was designed to honor the mothers in the congregation.