Start the Movement Right From Your Living Room: Positioning Your Black Children as Change Agents, Historians & CreativesWhew! The academic year is finally over and the summer is in full swing. The previous academic year ended in an unprecedented fashion, and left parents questioning the quality of their child’s distance education experience. Considering that several […]
Host of the syndicated BACKtalk podcast and live stream, Janice Robinson-Celeste interviewed author and literary advocate, Carylee Carrington about “Black Children’s Book Authors You Don’t Know About” and we had a great time talking about our favorite children’s books, including her two books feature below as well as my two board that you can also find below. And you can find […]
Portrait of a DadThere is an African saying that, “It takes a village to raise a child”, and as a dad, you have to be the chief of that village.Ibrahim with his daughter.Ibrahim Camara, AuthorLayBone.comI was born and raised in Gambia, West Africa before traveling to attend Navarro College in Texas 10 years ago. I […]
Juneteenth is celebrated annually on June 19th as the day enslaved Black people in the South found out they were free. President Abraham Lincoln ordered that enslaved African Americans freedom two years prior with the Emancipation Proclamation, but due to the resistance in the South, those held captive didn’t know until Major General Gordon Granger […]
One of the many opportunities to discuss both racial bias and racial pride is in June, as Black Americans across the country celebrate Juneteenth.
So how can you as a parent help your children open-up and improve conversations?It’s natural that your children might not automatically open up to you. They are much more complicated than a parent often realizes, and as much as you are eager to hear from them, they are often not willing to share. With all of […]