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Most people look at a child’s adoption as a beautiful thing, but rarely see the birth parents in a positive light.
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Black parents have proven themselves up to the task of raising confident children who can navigate an unjust world.
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My mission is to display Black Fathers in a light that we have rarely been shown in before.
Parents
In a house where there is no cable television we often find our news through trending topics on Facebook. After we read post
Politics
Conversations about race have to start much earlier than most white people think they do.
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In an open letter, Salim Akil shared his concerns for his 12-year-old as a black parent in America.
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Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani said black parents need to teach their kids about interacting with law enforcement - however this has been happening for years. What did you parents teach you about interacting with police?
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Kids are watching people, real people, die on their TV and computer screens. If not on cable news, then on YouTube, and no one can comfort them with the assurance that after the video ends the people they see will get up and go home laughing.
Parents
"What will my brown son's future be?" -- Halle Berry
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One magazine for all cultures is not acceptable.
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Throughout my pregnancy, I became much more radicalized and unapologetic in the life that I wanted for my child. I watched Michael Dunn's trial that summer as well. A few days before I went into labor, I wrote the following letter to my son, Grandon
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The black dad that you don't think exists is nurturing. He is soft. He is kind. Gentle. Thoughtful. Hardworking. Dedicated. Creative. Sleep-deprived. Caring. Devoted. Well-informed. Present. The black dad that you don't think exists does. And he is not an anomaly.
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As a mixed-raced family in a white space, the reality is that anytime we leave our house as a family, we risk incurring the wrath of the ignorant. To partake in the joys of the first treats of spring can turn ugly without notice and, sadly, a visit to Maine's most populous city yesterday was the day when the ugly became personal.
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Dear son: It hurts my heart to tell you this. The fact is, some people in this country will first and foremost only see your chocolate skin. And they will judge you for it. They won't want to hear what you have to say. All that will matter to them is your skin tone.
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There is no room for humanness when you are expected to behave in a subservient way in every and any circumstance.
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Although the prospects of our son contracting Ebola are remote, his mother and I still worry about his health and safety. Yet we respect his desire to make the world a better place even if it means putting himself in harm's way. As a parent and lifelong educator, I must admit it gives me a sense of pride.
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A Tumblr quote floated over to me about around the time of Trayvon Martin's murder, from a Jonathan Lethem book that I've