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Celebrate Buffalo Soldiers Day on July 28th to commemorate the formation of the all-black group comprised of African American Army soldiers in 1866. The Native American’s who they fought gave them the nickname, “Buffalo Soldiers.” Both books, Buffalo Soldiers: Heroes Of The American West by Brynn Baker and Buffalo Soldiers of the American West by […]

On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass gave the speech which many now call, What to the Slave is the Fourth of July. Douglass was enslaved and escaped to his freedom. Even though his life was in danger speaking out against slavery as a Black man and he constantly lived under the threat of being recaptured […]

Summer is the time when we swim but many of our little ones are afraid of the water. Your own children will relate with both of these books that feature children learning to swim. Leo Can Swim by Anna McQuinn and Shonda Learns To Swim by Wilanda Akil on Kindle will help your children to feel confident […]

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 […]

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 […]

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