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Do we really know what teens need? We know what they want but as parents, we are their only true guidance counselors when it comes to our role with teenagers. This episode is hot! I promise you that you don’t want to miss this one. We’re talking about ”What Teens Need” with author, speaker, and […]

PODCAST: What Black Teens Need

If you have children going off to college or just left, check out this episode of our BackTalk podcast for some words of wisdom for your new college student to live by and to stay safe. Author, Dr. Froswa Booker Drew shares with us her last-minute lessons for her college-bound daughter before she left home. […]

PODCAST: Lessons For Black Kids Going Off To College

Our publisher, Janice Robinson-Celeste spoke with the ladies of the Momference, Nikki Osei-Barrett and Simona Noce Wright. We spoke about everything newsworthy from parents getting dress coded at a school in Texas — meaning no more wearing your bonnet to school, y’all, to the royal birth.  Click here to watch the interview.These ladies are in charge […]

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Black Moms Talk

With an African American death rate for children being 10 times that of white children, and with them being four times more likely to be admitted to the hospital for asthma, it’s time we talk to Heather McTeer Toney, the National Field Director for Moms Clean Air Force. Moms Clean Air Force is a community […]

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BackTalk: Black Children Can’t Breathe – New EPA Regulations

More than 60 years ago, segregation kept Black children out of pools and they did not learn to swim. The stereotype then developed that Black people can’t swim but we know that is not true. I got the chance to interview Yoland Flournah, a former inmate, who invented Swimmie Caps for children of color to […]

Black Kids Swim

by Janice Robinson-Celeste Remember this viral photo of Black goddesses feeding their cherubs in nature, the natural way? These women are the Chocolate Milk Mommies from Alabama. I give them five slow claps for giving breastfeeding the positive attention it deserves. (Photo: Lakisha Cohill, owner of H&C INC) Breastmilk is one of the wonders of the […]

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Chocolate Milk Mommies Encourage Black Women To Breastfeed

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