In his lecture on The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child, Dr. Amos Wilson suggests “the reason you have children will influence their development...it will indicate, then, that to a degree and in some way, the black community itself has been induced in helping to bring about inferiority in their children.”
These thoughts have been weighing on my heart and lately, I can’t escape them. As close as my daughter and I are now, as much as we’ve been through together and as much as I know she’s genuinely happy, there’s this constant feeling of guilt and shame that still haunts me.
There is a persistent perception among public high school administrators and staff that working-class immigrant parents are disinterested and uninvolved in their children’s education.
(PRESS RELEASE) Ontario is supporting innovative community-based programs designed to provide culturally relevant parenting support to help improve outcomes for Black children, youth and their families.
There’s a chapter in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah that will likely stick with me for as long as I live.
With school re-opening this week, many parents hit the malls and online retailers to purchase everything from notebooks to backpacks to get their little ones ready for the school year.
Online village and Toronto non-profit, Black Moms Connection, will host its 1st annual Black Moms Connection Conference in Toronto on August 13th, 2017. Black Moms Connection Conference is a one-day empowerment conference that will focus on equipping black mothers to increase their social, emotional, and financial well-being.
I am not one of those mothers who tells her daughter to concentrate on her books and school and ignore boys until she is older.
With another school year drawing to a close, many parents are faced with the yearly dilemma of “what now?” If you are working full-time, you’ll be looking for ways to keep the kids busy, teach them a thing or two and make sure they stay out of any trouble this summer.
Cloud computing, Moore’s law and the doubling capacity of microchips, have created an opportunity for massive amounts of information and connectivity, that is converging with human creativity.