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Being a ‘momtrepreneur’ is a lot to juggle. But my sons and I made a pact to take the journey together.

I’m juggling a lot: My own business. My three boys and what seems like all-day potty talk. Economic adversity. And recovery from cervical cancer. I consider myself a momtrepreneur. I’m a woman who is raising children while building a healthy vending machine company from scratch.

May 3, 2019 |

My multiple identities as a deaf, black mom allow me to connect on a different level

Those who don’t know me may see me merely as an intersection of many identities — a deaf, black woman. Each one of those identities on their own would commonly put me into the marginalized category. But as a mom to 10-year-old Aaron and 5-year-old Manny, I can’t rest on these statistics.

April 29, 2019 |

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.

May 11, 2018 |

The police officers behind the senseless killings of black men nationwide are not only bad examples, they’re dream killers

Compelling personal stories
told by the people living them.Editor’s Note: As journalists, we spend a lot of time talking with officials and community members and distilling it into stories that explore important issues of our time.

May 9, 2018 |