FEATURE STORY, MOTHERHOOD

Black Breastfeeding Week and My One Month Breastfeeding Update

Black Breastfeeding Week 2020 (#BBW20) and National Breastfeeding Month is now coming to an end. For #BBW20, I wanted to join in the conversation to share my personal breastfeeding stories to encourage other moms who are either currently breastfeeding or who are planning to breastfeed soon.  Before I share our breastfeeding update, I want you… Read More Black Breastfeeding Week and My One Month Breastfeeding Update

FEATURE STORY, MOTHERHOOD

First Latch

The first latch after birth was a momentous moment for me because it was the first time one of my babies latched right away. Instinctively, I knew what to do. I didn’t feel confused or nervous about breastfeeding my baby. Not this time as I had with my past birth experiences. That first latch was… Read More First Latch

CULTURE

Remembering Medgar Evers

Today is the 57th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. He was killed on June 12, 1963 by Byron De La Beckwith, a Ku Klux Klan member, in the driveway of his home. Evers’ wife Myrlie and their children were inside of their home at the time.  “On June 12, 1963,… Read More Remembering Medgar Evers