During pregnancy most expecting moms are usually cautioned by their doctors and given a list of foods to steer clear of during their nine-month stretch. At the top of the list are certain types of seafood like shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish because of the potential of high levels of mercury in it. In some cases, [...]
Kimberly goes Inside Her Story with Jacque Reid on Tuesday on the Tom Joyner Morning discussing the 3rd Annual National Black Breastfeeding Week and the first ever national coordinated Baby “Lift Up”, which place in several cities- Including Detroit, Atlanta, Brooklyn and more- on August 29th at 3PM EST. Click here to listen.
By Briyahna Rice, Teen Talk Writer This month, Disney Junior launches its newest hit series, “The Lion Guard,” a spin-off of the classic The Lion King that continues the epic storytelling of the movie. The show follows the adventures of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, and his diverse group of friends as they [...]
In February, we celebrate Black History Month in dedication of the various contributions made by African Americans. Then in March, we celebrate Women’s History Month in commemoration of the contributions made by various women. Now, as we enter into April , we celebrate Mathematics Awareness Month, to help our young children develop an interest and an aptitude [...]
Throughout history African Americans have made numerous contributions to society but were looked down upon simply because of the color of their skin. This bigotry would prevent them from enjoying the same activities that others had the privilege of participating in. Among many of these activities, baseball was a favorite. And for eighty years baseball- [...]
In this day and age, a divorce can be a daunting situation for a couple to deal with, especially when children are involved. Once the divorce has been finalized, it’s still not necessarily over for the children who may continue to need support from both parents through the transition. So, what are the best ways [...]
Last week, while standing on a stage and giving a presentation at a national conference, I broke down crying. I never saw it coming. I was talking, as I often do, about the historical trauma of black women as mothers and breastfeeders–sharing how enslaved black women were forced to breastfeed the children of the white [...]
Good thing Starbucks pulled the plug on Race Together. Everything I’ve learned about race at Starbucks lands in the SMH column. For example, as a mother of two, my morning routine includes two school drop offs. My daughter’s drop off is about 30 minutes earlier than my son’s and to pass the time in between, we [...]