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The Color of David: Raising Brown Kids in America

By Lucia Brawley I zoomed around the bend with our double stroller, excited to show my girls, three and one, the Baby Jesus sleeping in his manger, surrounded by Mary, Joseph and the wise men on Alhambra Circle in Coral … Continue reading

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Parents Are The Hardest People To Please

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Andrew Solomon – Love, no matter what

In light of this week’s Supreme Court ruling striking down DOMA, this presentation by Andrew Solomon is much more relevant. Love is Love. He asks, What’s the line between unconditional love and unconditional acceptance? What do you think?

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Congratulations!!

Saturday on their third wedding anniversary, Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon became parents of a healthy baby boy and girl! The girl’s name is Monroe. The boy’s name is Moroccan Scott. How cute! Congratulations!!

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72% Of Black Kids Raised In Single Parent Household, 25 Percent In U.S.

This is not surprising. What this confirms is the destruction of the traditional family structure in America. Not just Black America. Our community however is inordinately affected. In my view this is what has over time contributed to the issues black … Continue reading

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Tanya McDowell, Conn. Mom, Pleads Not Guilty In School Enrollment Case

First it was Ms. Williams-Bolar in Ohio. Now it’s Ms. McDowell. Obtaining an education is a basic civil right, to me. It is also one of many responsibilities a parent has towards their children. This country has created a climate of … Continue reading

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10 ways education reform can begin at home

These ten items that Michelle Bernard writes about are not new. When you think about it, the ten points are exactly what our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents did when they raised my contemporaries, our parents, and their parents. It boils down … Continue reading

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How to share economic realities with kids

I found this an extremely interesting article. It seems that we can be creating a generation of children similar to those who grew up during the Great Depression? These tips seem very logical but are they being used? In reading this article it dawned on me that … Continue reading

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Prison rates for parents of black teens

This article is disturbing and shocking. The question I have is, What do we need to do to change this? Prison rates for parents of black teens – UPI.com.

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Parents, Do You Have All A’s?

With the start of school approaching, this is a fantastic article from Jeff Johnson. Remember parents to get all your A’s for your children! Jeff Johnson: Parents, Do You Have All A’s?.

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