Let’s Talk About Colorism and The Phrase “Getting Black” In The Summer

This is for the beautiful brown girl who dreads getting a tan in the summertime. I can remember when I was in grade school. I would hate going outside for gym class when the sun would beam on my skin. “Oh, no I can’t be getting black,” were the ignorant words my friends and I

What I Learned Interviewing Former President Barack Obama

I’m still trying to make sense of how I was selected among other talented students to interview the first black President of the United States. ESPN’s The Undefeated hosted a forum at North Carolina Agricultural State University. The forum was titled: A Conversation with President Barack Obama: Sports, Culture, Race and Achievement. Here is the

Black Men Celebrating Black Women #InThisTogether

How beautiful is it to see black men and women come together instead of throwing shade at each other? Let’s encourage one another and build our people up. Author Brianna LaRen creates a short video on black men celebrating black women. For more from Brianna, subscribe to her channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/ltsuab to see more inspiring videos.

Getting Ready to Navigate the Journey of Parenting With a Disability

Getting your life and your home ready to welcome a baby into the world can feel daunting. You know this big change is coming, and you have months to prepare, but it’s hard to know exactly what to expect. That feeling rings true especially for parents who have a disability, whether that is a physical