Black Parenting

Parenting in 2021 is complicated, and even more so as a Black parent in America. From Black girl magic to Black boy joy, we want to celebrate all the moments in our children’s lives—and the journeys we go on with them.

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School Board Member Filed a Criminal Complaint Against a Florida School District Over Black Queer Book
'All Boys Aren't Blue' is at the center of a national debate and turmoil between school board officials, students, and celebrities, like Gabrielle Union, about censorship of race and queer erasure.
Kids Need to Know Their Hair Isn't 'Unruly,' Experts Say—Here's Why
Teaching children about their hair can facilitate a healthy relationship with their locks and, ultimately, a healthier self-image.
Colin Kaepernick's Netflix Series, 'Colin in Black & White,' Sheds Light on Transracial Adoption
The series follows Kaepernick's early life as a Black teen raised by well-intentioned, yet colorblind, white parents and sparks conversation about the cultural needs of Black adopted children.
'Dads on Duty' Prove Parent-Led Initiatives Are Effective Alternatives to Police in Schools
Black parents have an antidote for a prison pipeline that is directly linked to in-school policing. Why haven't we followed their lead?
Tia Mowry's Approach to Sibling Relationships is the Foundation for Her Varied Parenting Style
The actress and cookbook author shares a few important lessons on close sibling relationships, engaging young kids in their interests, and helping other moms feel seen.
Award-Winning Cookbook Author Jocelyn Delk Adams Shares Her Sweetest, Most Instagram-Worthy Holiday Recipes
The baker, founder of Grandbaby Cakes, and maker of Insta-famous buttery pound cakes helps us ring in the holiday spirit with her favorite festive recipes.
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Jamie Foxx on Being a Feminist Dad Raising Daughters in 'Different Times'
In his new book, Act Like You Got Some Sense, the triple threat shares new and inherited parenting wisdom through a funny, compassionate lens.

'The Wonder Years' Reboot Shows 1960s Black Family Life Rarely Depicted on TV

The nostalgic reimagining of the coming-of-age dramedy "The Wonder Years" takes viewers to the Civil Rights Movement era South, showing the meaningful experiences of Black preteen Dean and his family.