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Posted inMENTAL HEALTH

Brown Mamas develops Grow Mama Grow, a database of community courses taught by moms

Muffy Mendoza started Brown Mamas 9 years ago to find and give the support she needed as a young mother suffering from postpartum depression. Now she wants so much more for Black women across America. Her organization of more than 5,000 women in Pittsburgh is poised to deliver results through new levels of interaction and a growing national presence.

Posted inEquity, Featured, Let's talk about RACE

For us, homeschooling is the only option because of America’s incompetency in educating Black children

I don’t like homeschooling my three sons. There, I said it. I’m not a Pinterest mom. I’m not a mom who enjoys crafting and making goo out of borax and food coloring. I didn’t homeschool my three Black sons because I wanted to do it. I decided to do it because I was afraid. I was very afraid.