Black Youth: Incarceration in Louisiana

Black Youth: Incarceration in Louisiana By: Lakischa Smith In Louisiana, children as young as 10 years-old are being detained in adult prisons. A new report reveals that Louisiana is putting more kids behind bars than any other state, many for offenses like truancy and running away from home. According to...

Protect your Child’s Energy

In this seemingly newfound age of self-care and self-awareness, we need to make sure that our attention is not being diverted from the energy of our children. The stone-cold fact about energy is that it does not lie and there is no age on who it came impact. Sometimes as...

Take Pride in that Natural Hair Girl!

Set the Example, by Rocking and Loving your Natural Hair Times are changing ladies! We are in a new era where many black women are tossing the weaves and perms to the side; and rocking with their natural hairstyles...again.  Thank goodness! The very act of tossing those extensions and "creamy...

Raising Black Kids in America

Raising Black Kids in America Living in America, it is difficult to raise any kid but raising black kids in America is even more difficult. When you are born into this world, black kids are born with an automatic societal stereotype. America has never been good to black people as...

Is the New Orleans Public School System doing Enough?

Is the New Orleans Public School System doing Enough? Over the years the New Orleans Public School System has had its ups and downs. We have seen a number of school superintendents come and go with little to no changes. For years, students have suffered from too many greedy hands...