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These platforms are helping Black Americans overcome the trauma of racism

โ€œAs our community is trying to process inescapable exposure to Black suffering on social and traditional media, P4Lโ€™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

On Writing

โ€œ๐•€๐•— ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•–๐•ฃ๐•–โ€™๐•ค ๐•’ ๐•“๐• ๐• ๐•œ ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•’๐•ฅ ๐•ช๐• ๐•ฆ ๐•จ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ ๐•ฅ๐•  ๐•ฃ๐•–๐•’๐••, ๐•“๐•ฆ๐•ฅ ๐•š๐•ฅ ๐•™๐•’๐•ค๐•Ÿโ€™๐•ฅ ๐•“๐•–๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•จ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ฅ๐•ฅ๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•ช๐•–๐•ฅ, ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•ช๐• ๐•ฆ ๐•ž๐•ฆ๐•ค๐•ฅ ๐•จ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ฅ๐•– ๐•š๐•ฅ.โ€โ€• ๐•‹๐• ๐•Ÿ๐•š ๐•„๐• ๐•ฃ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ค๐• ๐•Ÿ Itโ€™s been exactly one week since ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป: ๐—” ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป has been out in the world! We are thrilled and moved to know that so many Black parents, โ€ฆ Continue reading On Writing

โ€œNo More Policeโ€

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 withย Cecilia Caballero (@ceciliacaballerophd) ofย Chicana M(other)workย (@chicanamotherwork) from 2016. Cecilia shares her experience in processing โ€ฆ Continue reading โ€œNo More Policeโ€

Book Review

One of the most compelling elements ofย Parenting for Liberationย is the freedom woven into its fabric, right down to how you read it.ย Brownโ€™s philosophy is rooted in the transformation of Black parenting from a style defined by fear to a style focused on liberation. Through her three sections, Brown encourages her readers to take time to โ€ฆ Continue reading Book Review

The unbearable grief of Black mothers

โ€œBlack mothers require these healing resources because of the pre-existing disparities in access to both physical and mental health resources, coupled with the added pressures of round-the-clock caregiving, financial uncertainty, school closures, and social isolation that is uniquely impacting Black mothers,โ€ โ€“ Trina Greene Brown Please read this important piece by A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandezย #freeblackmotherhood