Love Expressing Our Love: The Power of Our Words

I love me some love. I remember being three or four years old as my grandmother plaited love into my hair a...

I am my family’s refuge, and they are mine. —Melvina Young

Family Making Home a Healing Place

I looked at my daughter’s face and knew she needed sanctuary. She needed haven from the constant flow of ne...

Self-care for black women

Care & Concern Self-Care for My Sisters: Letting the “Strong Black Woman” Rest

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence. It’s self-preservation…” —Poet Audre Lorde...

His dream is our mission. His courage is our blueprint. His love is our inheritance.

Winter Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Love is the Light of Freedom

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a national holiday honoring the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., our country’s...

Kwanzaa What is Kwanzaa?

Kwanzaa, a festival of lights rich in African symbolism, takes place each year from December 26th through January ...

Kwanzaa Kwanzaa Wishes: Connect with a Kwanzaa Card

Kwanzaa, a festival of lights rich in African symbolism, takes place each year from December 26th through January ...

JUNETEENTH

Summer Freedom Means Family: Celebrating Juneteenth

Every Juneteenth, African-American communities around the nation break out in joyful celebration of freedom, famil...