“When trauma is shared: How to heal together”

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”

Honoring Black Mothers

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.

The unbearable grief of Black mothers

“Black 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,” - Trina Greene Brown Please read this important piece by A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez #freeblackmotherhood Read … Continue reading The unbearable grief of Black mothers

Episode 32: Black Maternal Health with Melissa Franklin & Brandi Sims

Black Maternal Health  https://soundcloud.com/parentingforliberation/episode-32-black-maternal-health-with-melissa-franklin-brandi-simms/s-uE3h5 In this episode, Parenting for Liberation spoke with two powerful Black women--Melissa Franklin, a Pritkzer Fellow, and Brandi Sims, a doula and Program Officer--working on the frontlines with First 5 LA to partner with DPH and lead L.A. County’s collaborative effort to reduce the Black infant and maternal mortality gap. They … Continue reading Episode 32: Black Maternal Health with Melissa Franklin & Brandi Sims

The Strained Relationship Between Black Mothers And Their Daughters | MadameNoire

“I went through it and I made it out alright” is no longer a rhetoric I will accept from Black mothers regarding the abuse of Black girls." Young Black girls don’t need to be beaten into submission. They are intelligent beings capable of reason and logic. Young Black girls don’t need to be told how … Continue reading The Strained Relationship Between Black Mothers And Their Daughters | MadameNoire

Black mothers deserve to be freed from outrageous stereotypes

Incredible piece to challenge us to #FreeBlackMotherhood by a Parenting for Liberation partner, Ambreia Meadows Fernandez: Since arriving on U.S. shores, black mothers have been sacrificing joy to save their families. We’re the glue that holds our community together, but we’re regularly overlooked and under supported. We’ve been beaten to death with the stigma the … Continue reading Black mothers deserve to be freed from outrageous stereotypes

Podcasts & Photos from Pleasure and Parenting event with Dani McClain and adrienne maree brown

https://youtu.be/ik8lhQVT1II It was an honor to hold space for the beautiful gathering of over 100 folks in a the lavender garden to listen to a collective of Black women speak to our rights to pleasure in parenting. First, it was great to welcome to Dani and adrienne, who have traveled from Cincinnati and Detroit, respectively, … Continue reading Podcasts & Photos from Pleasure and Parenting event with Dani McClain and adrienne maree brown