Black Fathers

Over the past couple of years, The term “black girl magic” has become commonplace in our vocabulary for good reason. Black girls and women have been showing extraordinary skill in everything from academics to athletics. Even in entertainment, Black women and girls are breaking out of traditional, stereotypical roles to ones that show complex characters with […]

Black women are kicking ass at the 2016 Olympics and saying how proud I am of them wouldn’t even begin to do their accomplishments enough justice. That said, let’s reel it back in. I don’t mean the celebration, that’s cool. I’m talking about that look in all of your eyes that turned a feel-good TV […]

Death is an inevitable but bitter fruit of life that we all digest differently and at varying points in our lives. As adults we have…

My editor brought up an interesting topic that is discussed ad nauseam but rarely resolved. It’s a problem that many single mothers have that leads…

Being a parent forces you to notice things in your surroundings that may have never before crossed your mind. One of them is the dreaded…

Now that the holiday shopping rush is over, I’d like to open up the discussion to a topic that I find really interesting. Remember that…

As the holiday shopping window closes, options are becoming scarce but that doesn’t mean that all hope is lost. There are still a lot of…

By now, everyone knows the story of how a teenager in a South Carolina classroom was pulled out of a chair onto the floor by…

Omar Epps, actor and poet, is shining a bright light on a critical issue that he believes is responsible for increased child poverty and high…

Just the other day while on a walk with Liam, I heard a woman not too far from us scream “N***a, you must got me…

 When kids are young, they like to bounce around like pinballs by grade school some start to settle into a sedentary lifestyle. There are video games…

My editor has been asking me since I first started writing this column to talk about what it’s like being a young, Black stay-at-home dad.…