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Memo for 2013: Please Do Not Wish Single Moms (especially me) a “Happy Father’s Day”

I’ve said this before and it bears repeating: Please don’t wish me a Happy Father’s Day. Mothers are not fathers. We could never be fathers and the more we act as if fathers are replaceable the more damage we do to our families and to the psyche of our children. Last year, I was sitting [...]

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Black Marriage Day 2009: Words from a Twice Divorced Black Woman

Black Marriage Day is Sunday, March 22nd. And as a participating member of two failed black marriages, you’re probably wondering what I have to say about this matter. Me too…Well, first of all I’m still a staunch believer in the beauty and power of marriage. Between the right people, it can be one of the [...]

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Harlem On My Mind: A Young Black Boy’s Blues; A Black Mother Laments

The other day I was up in Harlem after a great book event at Hue-Man bookstore, taking in the vibes, the street and the scene that is quintessential Harlem U.S.A. As I walking up Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, I heard and saw a young boy, about 10 years old, being scolded by his father. Like [...]

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