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African American Mothers

My Mother's Two Fears

Stampp Corbin | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Stampp Corbin

As an African American woman, my mother Elizabeth, had the traditional fear that all African American mothers have; a fatal interaction with police where one of her three sons would be shot or killed. My mother had another fear; that her police officer son would be killed on duty.

Celebrate YOUR Mom On BlackVoices

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.11.2014 | Black Voices

Moms are superheros in the flesh. They birth us, clothe us, feed us, raise us, inspire us, improve us, and most importantly love us unconditionally (a...

Mother's Day 2010: Mothering on My Mind

Emilie Townes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Emilie Townes

Mother's Day was a high holy day for us when I was growing up. We arrived at church proudly wearing our roses, and the entire service was designed to honor the mothers in the congregation.