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Black doctor writes a book for his son to get interested in the field of medicine called, “Doc 2 Doc.” “I woke up one morning and wanted my kids to read a book about Black boys interested in something other than sports. I thought it’d be nice for them to read about kids interested in science & medicine.

Reading narratives during the feast of Umoja Karamu, an alternative Thanksgiving celebration for African American families, is part of the celebration in which children participate. This is a great activity for your child’s reading comprehension and for sharing great stories with the entire family during the holiday. Here are a few books that you can incorporate […]

There’s nothing better than a road trip in the car or on a train to visit family, especially grandma. Prepare your children for the ride with these great books about summertime travel. Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia, BigMama by Donald Crews, and Fred And Ted’s Road Trip by Peter Eastman are all available on Amazon.com. […]

Sponsored PostPhelicia Lang is a self-published children’s author of the book series, TAY Early Reader Series. TAY features a young Black boy on various positive adventures with activities like chess club to going to the zoo.Lang’s expertise as a mom, grandmother, a first-grade teacher with a Masters in Reading and a focus on Multicultural Literature, […]

As the movie, the Black Panther makes its debut, this is a great time for discovering new superheroes of color and this book won’t disappoint. Imagine if the main setting of Harry Potter wasn’t a school for wizards but was instead a school for superheroes. Sort of like X-Men’s mutant school but think more like […]

Ages 8-12 $16.95 Paperback Retail Yes! A book that not only celebrates Afro-Caribbean culture but we’ve got Black mermaids y’all. Black mermaids! And who doesn’t want to be a mermaid? Now one of the mermaids doesn’t have a fishtail but we won’t ruin it for you. Rise of the Jumbies by Trinidadian author, Tracey Baptiste is […]

Successful Black Parenting is proud to announce that we are bringing our readers more researched-based content written by the members of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) RESilience Initiative, which provides resources to parents and caregivers for promoting the strength, health, and well-being of children and youth of color. We will also feature their members who have contributed articles to Successful Black Parenting on our BackTalk podcast. Learn more about the RESilience Initiative at www.apa.org/res.

THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION'S (APA) RESilience Initiative