Mom Becomes Self-Published Author to Fight for Truthful Representation of Black Boys

Thomishia Booker started Hey, Carter! Books after her son motivated her to write stories that positively reflected Black children.

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Meet Akina: The First-of-its-Kind Social Media App Connecting Black Moms

The social media network launched in November, and it’s designed to be a community for the unique journey of Black motherhood.

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How Eden Royce’s Root Magic Depicts the Joy, Importance of African-American Folklore

The author’s debut novel addresses rootwork, ancestral ties and the significance of Black people’s history.

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They Say it Takes a Village to Raise a Child. But What if You Don’t Have One?

Where do you find support in motherhood when it doesn’t seem to exist? Maybe we need to look a little bit closer.

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Black Dad Spotlight: Ohio Father Cuts off Dreadlocks to Comfort Son with Pediatric Cancer

7-year-old Ahkeem was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer in August, and he lost his hair after undergoing chemotherapy.

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Gabrielle Union Shares Truth About Surrogacy, Journey to Motherhood

The 48-year-old actress penned a guest column discussing infertility, surrogacy and the road to meeting Kaavia, the baby of her dreams.

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The Last Survivor Pulled from the Twin Towers on 9/11: I was Given New Life

Genelle Guzman McMillan was buried in rubble for more than a day after the 9/11 terrorist attacks 20 years ago.

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