July 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Many discussions of Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who was jailed for “abandoning” her 9-year-old daughter at a park, fail to mention how limited child-care options are for low-income parents, especially those who are single.
December 3, 2013 - 12:08 pm
Like a lot of others, I was a “fast-tailed girl” before I really understood what those words meant.
November 27, 2013 - 12:00 pm
There have been many articles decrying Michelle Obama’s “un-feminist” choices. What these criticisms fail to acknowledge is that for women who are not single and childless/childfree, feminist choices often include a focus on their families and communities. This is particularly true of Black feminists.