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Allyson Felix Opens Up About Raising A Black Daughter & Her “Post-Retirement” Life

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

This mom’s not slowing down one bit.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

‘Barbie’ Left Us Right Where We Started

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

I’m dreaming about the day when Hollywood can use its radical creativity to imagine completely breaking apart harmful systems.

Black Excellence

The Pressure To Be “Twice As Good” Is No Longer Serving Black Children

by Nefertiti Austin

I had to put my child — and his humanity — first.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

Critical Race Theory & How To Advocate For The Type Of Education Your Kids Need

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

We have our work cut out for us.

Family Dinner

What Family Dinner Looks Like When Mom’s A Broadway Actor

by April Daniels Hussar

Jesmille Darbouze on the eternal scourge of mom guilt, the one thing she swore she’d never do as a parent, and pancakes for dinner.


African Teen Superheroes Save The World In New 'Supa Team 4' Trailer

by Jamie Kenney

Check out Romper’s exclusive first look!

Must Reads

On Keeping Black Kids Safe While Encouraging Them To Be Audaciously Joyful

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Racial justice advocate and best-selling author Austin Channing Brown on raising kids, centering joy, and not being afraid to mess up.


The Joy And Deep Fear Of Being Pregnant And Black In America

by Lindsey Granger

How the mental load of Black maternal health shapes black women’s pregnancies.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

The Significance Of Black Girls Who Know Their Power

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Angel Reese is not afraid to be authentic, to disrupt respectability politics, to shine loud and bright and audaciously — and that scares some people.


A New Children’s Book Celebrates The Legacy Of Black Mermaids

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Author Tracey Baptiste is changing the narrative of Black fantasy characters.


I Traveled To Africa And Felt The Joy & Trauma Of My Ancestors In My Body

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

A journey to myself; an ongoing conversation as a Black mom living in America.


This Alvin Ailey Dancer Fuels Herself With Healthy Meals, Yet All Her Kids Want Is Sugar

by Jamie Kenney

“I try to tell them, you have to fuel your brain and your body if you’re feeling sleepy ... But what does mom know?”

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

How To Talk To Kids About Tyre Nichols & Racist Systems

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

“Mom, could what happened to Tyre Nichols happen to you?”


35 Children’s Books Starring Black Characters

by Ashley Jones

Books on racism and history are good, but they also need to see Black kids just being the same joyful, creative, adventurous kids they are.


Barbie Honors Aviator “Queen” Bessie Coleman In Their Inspiring Women Line

by Alexia McKay

Her legacy helped pave the way for other women and people of color.


20 Incredible Movies To Watch With Your Family During Black History Month & Beyond

by Alexia McKay

From new classics like Hidden Figures and iconic films like Remember the Titans, there's a plethora of options.