"What will my brown son's future be?" -- Halle Berry
Following in the footsteps of parents is a culture in and of itself in the world of the circus, whether in families of animal
Everyday Jamal is fighting to be a parent and live life in his own truth. And as a fatherless daughter I can't help but cheer him on.
It's the community that embraced him as son, after his father's numerous disappearing acts that has kept him. "I've had everything
Too many children lose a parent not due to death but because of our system, past mistakes, the book of public opinion, and the financial restraints of imprisonment. Therefore, prison like a death sentence to the children they leave behind.
Women learn a great deal from a man's love: The most courageous act is to think for yourself; real men are in control but never controlling; "What's yours is yours;" fewer things matter; and the heaviest thing to carry is regret.
“Black people are expected to be supernatural and it’s a dangerous narrative and I’m rebelling against that. For us to be
My son, Isaiah, lives in Washington, DC, and I live in Los Angeles. From the time Isaiah was 1 month old, he was bicoastal. During the early months and up until the time he started school, I would travel to and from Washington. It was the most incredible bonding time.
My dad was my hero. While many young boys dreamed of being policemen, firemen, lawyers, doctors, actors, basketball players or even rappers when they grew up, I had only one concrete goal: I wanted to grow up and have a family that I could take care of like my father did.