[MyBrownBaby] Not Like Oprah: Teaching Kids To Shine On Their Own Terms

  In 1988, I was thirteen years old and I wanted to be a singer. And a dancer. And a lawyer. And a writer. One out of four ain’t too bad, I suppose. I also wanted to be Oprah. Yes, as in THE Oprah Winfrey. I wanted the big, eighties, feathered hair. The Fashion Fair …

[My Brown Baby] Forget 2014 Resolutions, It’s time for a New Year’s REVOLUTION

Revolution (noun) \ˌre-və-ˈlü-shən – a sudden, extreme, or complete change in the way people live, work, etc.; the overthrow of a system. I suck at New Year’s resolutions. Don’t get me wrong; I’m pretty decent at setting professional goals and breaking my neck (literally, it feels like sometimes) to meet them. But when it comes …