Join Parenting for Liberation in Celebrating Black Queer Parents! Too often queerness and Blackness are twisted and disfigured to appear disconnected from each other, but we know queerness is woven seamlessly and beautifully into Blackness. We existed before we were brought here, we are here now, and there are queer Black people in the future! This … Continue reading Parents Day 2022
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!
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
“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
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
“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
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
“There was something so valuable about what happened when one became a mother. For me it was the most liberating thing that ever happened to me.