An Open Letter to My Husband on Our 7th Wedding Anniversary

Bay: You know me well enough to know that I'm not good at putting on a front. Or as we used to say back in the day, "faking the funk." I feel deeply. And my desire to be authentic and transparent in every area of my life means that those feelings--the ones driven by my …

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Guest Post by Hilary Beard: Myths and Miseducation about Fatherlessness in the Black Community

I'm so incredibly grateful to have Hilary Beard visit us here on the blog. She is not only phenomenal writer but a powerful voice on issues of race and class.  *** The complaints that so many people have regarding fatherlessness in the Black community--while an issue, for sure--too often omit the impact of interpersonal, institutional, structural …