Best Picture Books For Black History Month

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Black History Month is all about highlighting voices and leaders in the African-American community, Black history truly is American history in which all children can benefit. These books for Black History month are perfect...

5 Things Every Austinite Should Know About Black History

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Black History is so much more than 28 days or one checkbox on our to do list. Understanding and appreciating the stories of Black History should be an ongoing joy and responsibility. Austin has a...

Black Maternal Health: Become an Advocate for Yourself

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Black History Month is when we reflect on our history and reignite our dedication to dismantling systemic barriers that prevent our nation from truly having justice for all.As a Black mother, I want to...

Navigating Black History Month as a Transracial Family 

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I’ve always approached Black History Month in school with a bit of trepidation because every year it fails me! As a mom of three Black boys, I realized early on that they were getting...

BEyond MLK Day- LIVE the Dream

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The 2023 theme for MLK Day was “Together, We Can Be THE Dream” and I wholeheartedly agree and want all of us to feel empowered to do the same, so here are some ideas...

White Parents, Talk to Your Kids About Race on Martin Luther King Day (And...

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Looking back on my elementary school years, I have a few memories of learning about the civil rights movement. I remember drawing a smiling picture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in second grade,...

3 Ways To Celebrate MLK With Children

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When my oldest daughter, Adrielle, was in the second grade, she came home from school and told me that two schoolmates refused to play with her. “They said they are better than me because...

Juneteenth: Celebration instead of Misappropriation and Commercialization

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Juneteenth, a holiday celebrated every year on June 19th, combining "June" and "nineteenth" to create Juneteenth. It is a holiday that has become celebrated over the years, but the meaning behind it is often...

Do You Know the Origin of Black History Month?

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Every February, we as a nation celebrate Black History Month. Like clockwork every year, the month is dedicated to the celebrating the accomplishments of African Americans and those of African descent. For many of...

Why it’s Important to Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

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This year marks the 9th annual celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week, with the theme being, The Big Pause: Collective Rest and Power. As a Black mom who struggled to breastfeed all three of her babies,...