black families

'Lift Up,' an event celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week, will be taking place on Saturday, August 29th.

It's truly incredible (and sometimes) really funny how similarly Black kids grow up everywhere in the world.

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They’re back. T.I. and Tiny, the new Cosbys from the country, are back on VH1 with their own Southern-fried brand of family fun T.I. and…

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Think you have a crazy family? Well in Terry McMillan’s 2001 book, while Viola is in the hospital recovering from a near-fatal asthma attack, she…

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Listen to Senator Hughes interview with Roland Martin above. Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes is known by Philadelphians as a hands-on legislator with an active…

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While Hollywood continues to scratch their heads about the opening weekend success  of “The Best Man Holiday,” director Malcolm D. Lee is taking it in…

Actresses Ashley Shante and Squeaky Moore are hoping their new film “Father’s Day?” will encourage discussion about what they call “the elephant in the room,” namely the absence of black fathers from an alarming number of African-American homes.

New data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that 1 in 4 (25.1 percent) African American households suffer from hunger. The stats are even higher for Black households with children–nearly 1 in 3 suffered from food insecurity in 2010. “High rates of unemployment have made it difficult for many U.S. households to put food […]