mothers

Rickey Smiley discusses what he experienced with The Rickey Smiley Foundation as it provided free haircuts and school supplies to young students on the way to school. He reflects on the moment when he noticed a woman who is a mother to six kids outside of the grocery store, troubled by her inability to buy […]

Big Boi has gotten himself in hot water with Black Twitter. The rapper made himself a trending topic on Twitter after sharing a meme comparing mothers in the 1970’s to mothers today. In the photo, “Florida Evans” from Good Times is on the left and an unidentified young woman in a thong in a bathroom in front of a […]

Our conversation about Chris Brown‘s child support dilemma raised the question: should women who have kids by rich men have to work? Listen to the audio…

Mother’s Day may be over, but that doesn’t mean we ever stop loving our moms. Celebrities took to Instagram yesterday to show love to the…

Large crowds joined mothers from all walks of life Saturday afternoon to participate in Washington DC’s “Million Moms March” — a gathering to call for…

The relationship I have with my mother is the most contentious, ambivalent relationship I have with anyone I know.

Getting disciplined in front of your friends is embarrassing enough. Getting disciplined in front of the whole world? Well, that’s another story completely. But that’s…

Yesterday morning, in the complex of the Dr. Martin Luther King apartments and townhouses in east Detroit, MI, sheriffs discovered that 35-year-old mother of four, Mitchelle…

How could we forget Shanesha Taylor — the desperate mother who left her two children in the car so she could attend a job interview?…

In a groundbreaking report released Monday by a leading economic research group, social scientists turned a spotlight on the financial challenges facing an often overlooked group of women, many of whom could not take an unpaid sick day or repair a major appliance without going into debt.