Trina joins Next Question with Katie Couric and shares the importance of Parenting for Liberation in this moment of multiple pandemics of COVID-19 and racial violence, and how Black families can return to healing through community and ancestral ways towards wholeness and liberation. "It has been a brutal year. Not only for the loss, heartache … Continue reading “When trauma is shared: How to heal together”
Celebrate Black Mama Magic with us on Saturday, May 8th from 11am-2pm for a socially-distanced and masked drive-thru, pop-up Mama’s Day celebration!
Ignacio Rivera from @HealtoEnd shares many gems about creating a culture of consent through everyday conversations and question-asking that cultivate our children’s voice.
Join us in conversation on March 19th as we honor the radical power of Black mothers with Anna Malaika Tubbs author of The Three Mothers which celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the women who raised and shaped three of America’s most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin.
Celebrating 𝗕𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗼𝘃𝗲 with Affirmations for our Children and our Inner Child. We invite you to speak these words aloud and speak life in your children and to the parts of yourself that needed to hear these words as a child. Healing our inner child is tied to raising liberated children. You are loved! Affirmations … Continue reading Black Love Affirmations
On the heels of Thanksgiving (aka Thanks-taking), decolonizing this holiday means we tell the truth about the violence this country has inflicted towards indigenous peoples, while also standing in solidarity with and honoring the ongoing struggle for native sovereignty. As we prepare to gather in safe & virtual ways with family and friends, the conversation may … Continue reading #DecolonizingThanksgiving
“As our community is trying to process inescapable exposure to Black suffering on social and traditional media, P4L’s Black August is shifting the narrative towards our healing, joy, and resilience.Trina Greene Brown Thank you A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez for this important piece centering Black families and our healing. Read the full article here: https://www.fastcompany.com/90544987/these-platforms-are-helping-black-americans-overcome-the-trauma-of-racism
“𝕀𝕗 𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕣𝕖'𝕤 𝕒 𝕓𝕠𝕠𝕜 𝕥𝕙𝕒𝕥 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕨𝕒𝕟𝕥 𝕥𝕠 𝕣𝕖𝕒𝕕, 𝕓𝕦𝕥 𝕚𝕥 𝕙𝕒𝕤𝕟'𝕥 𝕓𝕖𝕖𝕟 𝕨𝕣𝕚𝕥𝕥𝕖𝕟 𝕪𝕖𝕥, 𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕟 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕞𝕦𝕤𝕥 𝕨𝕣𝕚𝕥𝕖 𝕚𝕥.”― 𝕋𝕠𝕟𝕚 𝕄𝕠𝕣𝕣𝕚𝕤𝕠𝕟 It's been exactly one week since 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗟𝗶𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: 𝗔 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗥𝗮𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗕𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗻 has been out in the world! We are thrilled and moved to know that so many Black parents, … Continue reading On Writing
Today we celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth in Black Love with Black families! On this day I am reminded of two love letters. First, I remember that Black Lives Matter began as a love letter. As Alicia Garza shared in her 2016 talk with students at University of Richmond, Black Lives Matter “began as a ‘love … Continue reading Remembering Love Letters on Juneteenth
In this moment of mass uprising, where people all over the country & globe are demanding justice & dignity for black lives which necessitates the end of the police & police state, we are reminded and keep coming back to a conversation with Cecilia Caballero (@ceciliacaballerophd) of Chicana M(other)work (@chicanamotherwork) from 2016. Cecilia shares her experience in processing … Continue reading “No More Police”