Oprah Winfrey and The OWN Network will be premiering a new television special titled "Honoring Our Kings: Own Honors Black Fatherhood," hosted by celebrated actor Sterling K. Brown. 

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On the latest episode of Jada Pinkett Smith’s Facebook series, “Red Table Talk,” the actress welcomed her younger brother, Caleeb Pinkett, to talk about forgiveness and their tumultuous relationship with their late father, Robsol Pinkett, Jr. “We had a lot of resentment,” Pinkett Smith recalled. “We had that feeling like we had to be responsible for him, but […]

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Okay, Dad, it’s your turn to cook tonight. But between your late meeting at work and your kids’ various practices and playdates, you probably don’t have a lot of time or energy to put something on the table, let alone cook healthy dinners. While you are tempted to make a fast food run, you know […]


Matthew Cherry is creating "Hair Love," an animated short film about a Black father trying to do his daughter's hair for the first time.


Before actually becoming a father, I always thought that I’d be the super strict disciplinarian type like James Evans in Good Times. Butt whoopings would be handed out like hand wipes at a BBQ restaurant and my kid would be raised the old-school way, just like how I came up. The spare the rod, spoil […]


While we’re all scrambling through toy stores to find Hatchimals, iPhones and every other sold-out item worth panhandling for, there is a hefty lot of alternatives out there that will impress the most trendy teen, fickle adult and snobby toddler. I’ve put together a list of gifts that won’t get you trampled like the Black […]


School is back in session and if you listen closely, you can hear the joyous cheers of parents across the country celebrating the silence of their kids being back behind a desk. While the initial shopping is done, there still are a few odds and ends needed to round out the usual stash of clothes, […]


The really cool thing about kids is that they haven’t been jaded enough by life to take on the amount of social baggage we do as adults. Children look up to us as tall geniuses that can do anything and answer any question their little minds come up with. Because of their non-judgmental nature, it’s […]

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  Thabiti Boone, President Obama White House Fatherhood Champion and Representative, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the importance of fatherhood and the vital role they play in the live’s of their children. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

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As the holiday shopping window closes, options are becoming scarce but that doesn’t mean that all hope is lost. There are still a lot of…


As the holiday shopping window closes, options are becoming scarce but that doesn’t mean that all hope is lost. There are still a lot of amazing toys for kids and adults that–as of this writing– are still available. Some of them have even have deals like free shipping or value-packed bundles of other items. The […]

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Dear Tom, My husband Jimmie Peake Jr., is the greatest person you could ever meet. My husband was a Marine and never in his life would he meet a stranger. Jimmie is a pastor of Greater New Zion Baptist Church in Spartanburg, SC and he has been there for 10 years this year.  God has […]