Hunger Games Star Amandla Stenberg: Lessons On Black Culture

Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg, 16, is giving a quick history lesson on elements of Black culture as well as cultural appropriation. But what she really does in her video is remind us of the importance of our teens’ voices. … More

Navigating Independent School Education?: Top Five Tips for Families of Color

Navigating independent school education and admissions can be daunting, but don’t let it overwhelm you. Get the best for your child with these tips…. More

A School Dress Code for Parents?! Yes, Please!

I’d much rather have school administrators mulling over ways to boost literacy rates and keep our schools safe than how to regulate what I’m wearing when I drop my kids off in the morning. Shouldn’t we, as parents, already know better?… More

A Year Later, the World is Still Demanding #BringBackOurGirls

Last year, nearly 300 girls were abducted by militant terrorist group Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria, sparking an international call to #BringBackOurGirls. A year later, more than 200 of the young women are still missing…. More

Facts: Lack Of Diversity In Independent Schools May Effect Economic Prosperity

The lack of diversity in independent schools can be detrimental to our kids and society…. More

Discipline For African American Students: Why Our Kids Are Sent To The Office More

Numerous studies have revealed that there’s more discipline for African American students than their white peers…but it doesn’t have to be that way…. More

7 Lessons My Autistic Child Taught Me About Life

April is Autism Awareness month, but for me it’s a lifelong celebration. After 10 years of raising an autistic child, I have learned so many life-lessons along the way…. More

“The Painful Lesson My Little Girl Learned When She Heard the N-Word for the First Time”

“We stood there unsure what to do next, a sense of shame seeping into our souls. To be othered so publicly in such a vile manner is not a comfortable feeling. In that moment, the three of us stood, not sure if we should run after my son. “… More

FLOTUS Michelle Obama Jokes Daughters Are Not The Influential Ones

FLOTUS recently sat down with “Live With Kelly and Michael” and commented on the fact Time Magazine listed Sasha and Malia as two of the most influential teens of 2014. See why she disagrees inside as well as famed blogger Awesomely Luvvie’s comical take. … More