I do this work for my son, Terrence, my daughter Ariyah, and for your children too. The idea for this podcast came when I attended a transition lab. Here is a link to the transitions and changes, I promised to make to myself--to be a liberated parent: Parenting for Liberation I am raising a young … Continue reading Why I Do this Work?
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In this podcast, Trina was interviewed by Baby Crazy podcast, where she discussed how can parents raise activist kids? We talked about how to help your kids see the value in activism, how to talk to your kids about social justice, and how to discuss race differences. Visit Baby Crazy show notes here: https://redcupagency.com/portfolio-item/raising-activist-kids-with-trina-greene-brown/ A … Continue reading Episode 25: Interview with Baby Crazy: Raising Liberated Children
At the end of the year, many folks begin to turn towards the next year and begin setting resolutions for the upcoming year. But before doing that, we invite you to celebrate. A few of our friends on social media posted the invitation below, inviting folks to celebrate. SO HERE ARE THE TOP 5 THINGS THAT … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate 2018!
This podcast is a great follow up to our last podcast which discussed healing justice, as we talk with Johnaé Strong--a black mommy of two: 6 yo Akeim and 2 yo Jari, educator and organizer dedicated to healing and liberation for all black people--about the Black Joy Experience album that was released by BYP100 in summer … Continue reading Black Joy Experience Album with Johnaé Strong
Our friend, Dani McClain, interviewed #metoo movement founder, Tarana Burke about how to support survivors when they are your own children. Continue here to read the full interview between Dani McClain and Tarana Burke, as she shares the shift she made in talking to her daughter about sexual violence and what was possible with that … Continue reading Tarana Burke Talks About How to Support Survivors—When They’re Your Kids
Our dear friend, Danielle Slaughter, creator of Mamademics counters the narrative that we must protect our children’s innocence by not overburdening with the truth about white supremacy; instead she reflects on how increasing their awareness is key to enhancing their power. Click link to read full article. Raising carefree innocent children does not mean raising … Continue reading PROTECTING YOUR CHILD’S “INNOCENCE” IS GIVING THE NEXT GENERATION OF WHITE SUPREMACY A HEAD START
Each year, I made a point of chaperoning the first field trip of the school year. My volunteerism was as much a display of parent engagement as it was a subconscious way of helping my children assert their blackness. Read complete article here.
Decolonize Thanksgiving! Check out our latest newsletter with liberated parenting strategies to decolonize thanksgiving in our homes and in schools; also included: latest podcast on healing justice. Below are snippets--click here to read the entire newsletter. Make sure to sign up to receive the emails directly.
Dr Stacey Patton, author of Spare the Child, write a recent article in Dame Magazine where she explores “How do pediatricians plan to open Black folks up to discussions about cortisol, oxytocin, adverse childhood experiences, epigenetics, trauma bonding, and alternatives to hitting?” Dr. Patton addresses the huge historical question around the legacy of medicine and … Continue reading Can Pediatrics Convince Black Parents to Stop Spanking?
Mother of Black boy, Professor Nicole Fleetwood raising questions that many Black parents hold in their breath in her article, Raising a Black Boy Not to be Afraid: “I have agonized over this for years: How do I prepare him without paralyzing him with the fear of white people’s paranoia? How much do I … Continue reading Raising a Black Boy to Not be Afraid