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No, I’m Not Her Mammy, Thanks

I’ve been a mama for eight years, nine if you consider the 36 weeks my uterus was being rented out by my daughter Tiny Smalls. I’ve been a Black woman for over three decades and have experienced various levels of … Continue reading

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LIE Links

Essence magazine online has a post up today titled “Is it harder for black moms?” My take, which I shared with the writer, is that the question is unproductive. Blackness alone does not impact how hard or easy a time … Continue reading

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Black Motherhood: The Womb of the World

[Editor's note: I asked one of my favorite bloggers, Renee, who writes about race, gender and more on Womanist Musings, what she thought of the recent article on Racewire that said: America is experiencing a single-mom boom. Federal health authorities … Continue reading

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