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Family Research Council’s Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) today issued its fifth annual “Index of Family Belonging and Rejection.” The Index charts the present…

Family Research Council’s Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) today issued its fifth annual “Index of Family Belonging and Rejection.” The Index charts the present…

Twitter exploded today with images of two very different baby sling packages, both manufactured by Baby K’Tan. In one image, a Black mother is featured…

Many of us were still on a post-Inaugural high even after King Day. Took me a minute to snap out of the euphoria. President Barack…

Being a mentor is a full time job. It is often very hard to know if you are doing well at it.  I work with kids everyday in my organization, Hip-Hop Chess Federation. Today one of the kids I mentor was talking to me about his life goals (we will call him Marcus).  Sometimes Marcus jokes […]

More than 45 years after the Department of Labor issued “The Moynihan Report,” a study which examined the breakdown of the Black family, sociologist Herbert Gans revisited the report, offering his own critique in the Fall 2011 issue of the Du Bois Review. See also: Caribbean Culture has Influenced Miami For Over 100 years While many […]

From HuffingtonPost.com: “It’s an explosion of luuuv!” Elyse yells from the kitchen as she admires the golden challah loaves that she and her daughter Sydnee have prepared for the evening’s Shabbat. This night will be like no other night I’ve experienced with a Jewish family. While I have been a guest for many years at […]

From The UK Guardian A huge wealth gap has opened up between black and white people in the US over the past quarter of a century – a difference sufficient to put two children through college – because of racial discrimination and economic policies that favor the affluent. A typical white family is now five […]