Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Parenting

“From the trauma, anger and stress I felt after losing my son, I would have just took (sic) myself out if I didn’t change my focus.” Mike Brown Sr. said he’s still grieving six years after losing his 18-year-old-son, Mike...
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness (SIDS) month. Do you know exactly what SIDS is and how it occurs? It is an unexplained death of a child usually during sleep who is less than a year old and appeared...
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Mamava Lactation Pod at FedExForum was held on Saturday. The pod will be available beginning October 23 during the Carrie Underwood concert at FedExForum. Mothers can access the pod by visiting a Guest Services...
New research shows a disturbing trend in Black teens: their suicide attempt rates are going up, while suicide rates in other groups continue to diminish. According to a new study released on Monday by researchers at the McSilver Institute for...
A 10-year-old girl in Nashville, TN, who was bullied for sporting an afro is aiming to return to school “bigger and better.” The student, Promise Sawyers who has worn her hair natural her entire life, started fifth grade at Head...
Known around town as a shero, Brianna Davison is a woman with a big talent and an even bigger heart. Many people know her for her unbelievably realistic wigs, having styled celebrities such as Jazmine Sullivan and Evvie McKinney; however,...
In a move to help struggling households, Shelby County officials have opted to stop charging Juvenile Court fees not ordered by state law. The announcement came during a joint press conference (Aug. 26) that included Sheriff Floyd Bonner Jr., Mayor...
Photo: iStock Surprise! Racism—that “thing” white people say doesn’t exist—has dire long-term effects on the health of black children and adolescents, according to a report released by the country’s largest group of pediatricians. The report, crafted into a first-of-its-kind policy statement...
There’s a school of thought — well, foolish thought — that black fathers don’t spend enough time with their children, nor do they even care to be involved in the lives of their kids. That way of thinking is,...
Trineka Hardrick graduated last Thursday (June 11), but there was no robe to don or a hat to toss in the air. She completed an eight-week course and now feels better prepared for her baby boy’s due date on...
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