To deal with intergenerational Black trauma, we must care for our elders

By Amber Butts As children, we are told to stay out of grown folk business. As adults and elders, we... more


The violence of Black fratenities is a Black masculinity problem

We are going to have to take a long, hard, difficult look at what being considered or socialized to be an American man is and what it has done to us as men, as well as to the larger Black community.


I am a childfree Black woman and I owe my womb to no one

Black conception, Black pregnancy, Black childbirth, and Black children somehow never seem to be about the Black birthers who carry them to term, or die trying.


I feel guilty for dreaming of motherhood when the world is so dangerous for Black children

Truth be told, children need more than I am capable of giving. And Black children need and deserve more than this world will ever allow them to have.



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