“My Black is Beautiful is a bit gangster,” said Beverly Bond, founder of Black Girls Rock! and executive Producer of the new, inspiring documentary “Imagine a Future”, sponsored by P&G’s “My Black is Beautiful” campaign…. More
When my beautiful brown-skinned, curly haired daughter began wanting straight blonde hair, I was utterly confused. Since birth, I’d spent time affirming her beauty and telling her that how wonderful and capable she is. … More
Last year my girlfriend and I were at an amazing hamburger spot stuffing ourselves with onion rings and beef when we came up with a brilliant plan. We decided that the following year, no matter what steps we had (or had not) taken to get into shape, we were going to travel to Miami or some other major hot spot and wear a bikini on the beach…. More
In celebration of Black History Month, MommyNoire’s editors have compiled 13 early reader and young adult books that every child should be encouraged to read. Did your favorite childhood book make the list? … More
Don’t Blame Daddy: Is it Fair for Grown Women to Blame Their Relationship Problems on Absent Fathers?
“He said he’s got the hotel ready for us tonight. I was supposed to go yesterday, but my moms was buggin’ so I’m going tonight. He’s coming to get me at the next stop,” went the conversation being held behind me as I waited for the subway this afternoon with a bunch of high school students fresh from dismissal. When I turned around I saw exactly what I expected: Two teenage girls in school uniforms in all of their shaved faux-hawk, false-eyelashed imagined maturity who probably thought they were more grown than I was…. More
“I like a long haired thick red bone. . .” – lyrics from Lil Wayne’s song, “Every Girl”