The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality in the developed world, but having doulas makes a drastic difference.
When I look at my grandmother’s picture, I realize that we still have much work to do.
We are organizing ourselves to liberate our mothers, sisters, daughters and loved ones living in modern bondage.
We arrived at the mall and rode the escalator up to the floor Santa was on. As we walked through the festively decorated
There were never any real consequences for keeping my adoption to myself; I never felt like I owed anyone an explanation. Although I talk about my family all of the time, I just consider it easier to omit my adoption.
I strongly oppose capital punishment which Blanton and his evil co-conspirators so viciously inflicted. But I do support punishment which at least tries to proximate his heinous crime. This prisoner snuffed out four sacred child lives and escaped punishment for decades. He should die in prison for his inhumane atrocious crime.
“This isn’t about being politically correct. This is about saving our children.”
The growing trend amongst many of our black male celebrities is to publicly denigrate black women and mothers. Big Boi was the latest to take aim when he posted a meme drawing a comparison between the black mother from the 70s and the one of today.
Joy and Pain: One Film Director Thoughtfully Depicts the Spectrum of Childbirth in the Black Community
As we celebrate International Day for Maternal Health and Rights, the documentary The American Dream shares varied maternity experiences in Black women's own voices.
Nonetheless, I get dis-eased when I see #BlackLivesMatter leaders yelling, screaming, interrupting or engaging in a politics