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Protect Our Black Children

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 10.28.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Who can we count on to protect our children if the police and their teachers believe it is justifiable to treat them like animals?

20 Photos Of Adorable Little Black Girls That Will Set Your Ovaries On Fire

For Harriet | Posted 03.05.2015 | Black Voices

Little Black girls are divine as soon as they exit the womb. In all our shades, we're magnificent. Now take it all in with these photos of adorable ch...

The Next Oprah Winfrey & Algebra: How to Empower Young African American Women With Additional Math Skills

Mark Charles Hardie | Posted 05.02.2015 | Black Voices
Mark Charles Hardie

By loving, cherishing, and supporting mathematics education for African American women and girls, we improve our society and empower future generations.

Give Girls Equal Time in Struggle Against Racism's Real Consequences

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 09.22.2013 | Women
Deborah Jacobs

What is often missing for those well-intentioned people trying to provide greater opportunities for African-American boys is the interconnectivity between the plights of disadvantaged girls and boys.

What Happened to Little Girls?

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 07.23.2013 | Black Voices
Danielle Moodie-Mills

If at 4 or 5 years old, you are getting a full weave to make you "cute," what will be your fix at 20? Nothing, it seems, is off-limits.

How I Teach My Daughters To Love Their African-American Heritage

Parenting.com | Posted 03.20.2013 | Parents
Parenting.com

I can't have my daughters thinking they are invisible. Or worse, that they're ignorant, loud caricatures unworthy of respect. So I make a point of encouraging my girls to own their beauty -- on the inside and out.