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Where Is This Generation's Clair Huxtable?

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 07.02.2014 | TV
Dr. Misee Harris

Where is this generation's Clair Huxtable? Phylicia Rashad's character showed me through her television portrayal that with hard work, good values, and grace I could accomplish anything. Where have all of the black lawyers and doctors on television gone?

The 9 TV Old School Moms We Miss Most

Pat Gallagher | Posted 07.10.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

When we were growing up, our mothers were our rock and the soft shoulder we could nestle up to when our spirits were low or our fever was high. It was a way of life for most of us back in the '50s, '60s, '70s, and even beyond -- for the milk and cookies to be waiting for us when we came home from a hard day at school.

10 Iconic Images Of Moms From The Past 100 Years

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 05.09.2014 | Parents

From poverty to extravagance, ordinary to pop culture, iconic images from the past 100 years have illustrated the unbreakable bond between mother and ...

'The Cosby Show' Women Taught Us Everything We Needed To Know About Fashion

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.27.2014 | Black Voices

There's no denying the powerful impact that "The Cosby Show" has had on our culture. We, along with countless others, have waxed poetic about the sitc...

What Separates the Women From the Girls

Megan Baldwin | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
Megan Baldwin

What is womanhood? Is there a juniors division? Perhaps a "Womanhood Too?" for those of us who still prefer to wear crop tops rather than work-appropriate separates?

A Letter To My Favorite TV Mom

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Copper complexion. Almond-shaped eyes. Jet black hair. Infectious smile. Clair Huxtable, no other TV mom has lived up to your iconic beauty or brains....

QUIZ: Which TV Moms Know Their Way Around The Kitchen?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

One obligation that almost all mothers share is having to feed their kids -- and though we wish we saw more TV dads whipping up dinner (like Tony Mice...

Robin Givhan: Michelle Obama Is The New Clair Huxtable

Washington Post | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Time and again, observers grasp for adjectives to describe Obama's combination of professional accomplishment and soccer-mom maternalism. It's no wond...

A Letter To My Favorite TV Mom

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

Copper complexion. Almond-shaped eyes. Jet black hair. Infectious smile. Clair Huxtable, no other TV mom has lived up to your iconic beauty or brains....