Interview with Daniel of the D-Report

Interview with Daniel of the D-Report. Title:Parenting for Liberation: Continuing the Conversation Topic: Parenting Segment: D Report Participants: Trina Green Brown, Broadcast Air Date: 06/15/18 Time: 5:15 PM (PST) Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA KUCR station page: www.kucr.org Discussion Topics: – How do we take care of our children within the politics of a world … Continue reading Interview with Daniel of the D-Report

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Still I Rise: A Collective Poem Written By Participants of “Raising Liberated Children” Workshop

“Our ancestors got us.” This was the text that I sent to Cecilia Caballero of Chicana M(other)work the night before our first “Raising Liberated Children” workshop held on February 1st, 2018. With the financial of Resonance Network and coordination support of Just Detention International, Cecilia and I designed a three-part workshop series for mothers who … Continue reading Still I Rise: A Collective Poem Written By Participants of “Raising Liberated Children” Workshop

Let’s Talk About Sex! Podcast with Ignacio & Amanda Rivera

Talking about sex in a liberated way has been a challenge. Often times, we have the conversation about sex rooted in fear (fear of unwanted pregnancy, fear of sexually transmitted infections, fear of sexual abuse and violence, etc.) Because it is so scary, may parents avoid it. However, simply because you don't talk about with … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex! Podcast with Ignacio & Amanda Rivera

#100DaysofMotherhoodSOF with Jena Holliday

    According to Essence Magazine's "Black Girls Draw" series, "One of the greatest revolutionary acts as a Black person in America is Black motherhood." In our interview with illustrator, Jena Holliday, we discuss her artwork that represents the power of Black motherhood. In our discussion, Jena shares why she wanted to focus on Black … Continue reading #100DaysofMotherhoodSOF with Jena Holliday

Interview with Jamia Wilson, Author of “Young, Gifted & Black”

  We are so happy to talk to Jamia Wilson, author of "Young, Gifted & Black," a newly published Black children's literature book. In this interview we dig into this incredible book that highlights 52 Black heroes across the diaspora. In the welcome letter the book is described as a love letter to our ancestors … Continue reading Interview with Jamia Wilson, Author of “Young, Gifted & Black”

It Takes a Village: How to Build A Black Community with Malesha Taylor

We had the beautiful opportunity to speak with Malesha Taylor, a classically trained opera singer, and mother of three residing in San Diego, a suburban community in Southern California about how to build a community in the suburbs and instill cultural pride in her children. During our discussion, Malesha reflected on the trauma of her own … Continue reading It Takes a Village: How to Build A Black Community with Malesha Taylor

Colonialism & other -Isms With Prof Tiffany Lanoix

On the heels of Thanksgiving (aka Thanks-taking), we had the pleasure of catching up with long time friend (see photos of our sisterhood-motherhood below), Professor Tiffany Lanoix to break down how to talk to Black children about colonialism and other -isms as they intersect and impact the parenting for Black children. In this podcast Professor … Continue reading Colonialism & other -Isms With Prof Tiffany Lanoix

Mia Birdsong: Shifting the Narratives of Black Families

Parenting for Liberation had the privilege of interviewing Mia Birdsong a powerhouse Mama-activist doing big things to shift the stories being told about Black families! During our interview with the Mia Birdsong, Co-Founder/Director of Family Story, we discussed the limitations and false narratives that exist about the make up of the Black family such as: … Continue reading Mia Birdsong: Shifting the Narratives of Black Families

Shifting from Tough Love to Liberated Love with Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez

On the heels of Charlottesville, we shared an article by Black mother-writer, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez, featured in On Parenting in the Washington Post which made the call for parents to spoil their Black children. Following the publication, Parenting for Liberation founder, Trina Greene Brown, connected with writer, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez for a response article and interview. During our … Continue reading Shifting from Tough Love to Liberated Love with Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez

Highlights from our AMC sessions!

ALLIED MEDIA CONFERENCE We had a few incredible sessions at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit from June 15-17, 2018. We are happy to share highlights from a couple of the sessions below. MOTHERING THE REVOLUTION In the Mothering the Revolution session facilitated in partnership with Cecilia Caballero of Chicana M(other)work, participants offered vulnerable reflections … Continue reading Highlights from our AMC sessions!