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Mom Set Fire to Teen Daughter She Blamed for Boyfriend’s Abuse

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*A Louisiana woman is facing a slew of charges along with her trifling boyfriend for abusing her teen daughter.  According to TooFab, Latonya Ann Harris, 40, allegedly set fire to the girl after learning she had been sexually abused by her boyfriend, Terrence Washington. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office reported last month that the 15-year-old […]

Psychotherapist Breaks Down Mother-Son Enmeshment – Impact on Future Adult Romantic Relationships | WATCH

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*The taboo connection between Black men and their mothers (mother-son enmeshment) is getting a spotlight for discussion, courtesy of Ashley “Ley” Pointer. According to the psychotherapist, the unhealthy and out-of-the-norm connection may have a far-reaching impact on Black men who struggle with adult romantic relationships. Pointer cites her experience with Black male clients as the […]

Baby Dove Launches Campaign for Better Care for Black Moms

Baby Dove Launches Campaign for Better Care for Black Moms

*Baby Dove has announced the launch of its Expecting Care campaign, which aims to build on its continued commitment to help close the Black maternal care gap. The new campaign features five Black Birth Equity Fund recipients in an impactful portrait series designed to increase awareness of the importance of lifesaving doula care, per the […]

Mother Accused of Killing Son, 5, Alleges Space Force Is Surveilling Her | Video

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*Dejaune Anderson is charged with the murder of her 5-year-old son, discarding his body in a suitcase and dumping it on a dead-end road in Sellersburg, Indiana. Anderson, who evaded authorities for two years following her son Cairo’s death, was apprehended in March 2024. In court this week, she opted to represent herself and claimed […]

California Boy, 10, Fatally Shot by 10-Year-Old Friend After Bike Race | Video

California Boy, 10, Fatally Shot by Another Minor Over Bike Race

*A California mother is speaking out after her 10-year-old son was fatally shot by another boy, age 10, who opened fire after losing a bike race.  “I screamed for hours after I saw my child on that ground, because I could just see that he had no chance,” the child’s mother Brittani Frierson said, per […]

Rihanna Gushes About ASAP Rocky’s Parenting Skills: ‘It’s a Turn On’ | Video

*Rihanna calls it a “turn on” watching ASAP Rocky fathering their two children.  “I loved him differently as a dad. This is major, major like, it’s a turn on. It’s just like, ‘Wow! What a leader, what a great, patient, loving [dad],” she told Access Hollywood about the hip-hop star, with whom she shares two minor […]

Uganda Woman, 70, Gives Birth to Healthy Twins | Video

70-Year-Old Woman Delivers Healthy Twins In Uganda

 *A 70-year-old Uganda woman is making international headlines after giving birth to healthy twins.  Women’s Hospital International and Fertility Center announced that Safina Namukwaya welcomed boy-girl twins at the Kampala facility on November 29. She has set the record for the eldest woman in Africa to give birth. The medical facility dubbed her “Africa’s […]

Opinion: Finding Joy and Justice for Childbearing Black Moms | VIDEO

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*Black mothers are more likely to die due to complications from pregnancy and childbirth than pregnant women of all other races. This is a shameful injustice plaguing the Black community, one that is over 400 years in the making. Black women are 1.6 times more likely to experience more maternal mental health conditions, including prenatal […]

California Mother Held at Gunpoint with Son, 8, Wants Police to Pay for Therapy

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*The pregnant Sacramento mother who was held at police gunpoint with her 8-year-old son wants the department to pay for her child’s therapy sessions. “My son was yelling and pleading, ‘Please don’t take my mom.’ He was crying,” Shanice Stewart said, NBC News reports. “It really bothers him to talk about it. I don’t want […]

Yamiche Alcindor Gushes About Pregnancy After Years of IVF Treatment

Yamiche Alcindor Announces Pregnancy

*NBC correspondent Yamiche Alcindor penned a personal essay in TODAY announcing her pregnancy after years of IVF treatments. “It is the most incredible, exciting, life-affirming thing for me […] especially because it comes after years of disappointment, ugly crying, and carrying around a deep sense of shame that my body couldn’t do what everyone else’s […]

N.J. Mom and Daughter, 9, Killed by Axe-Wielding Family Member Inside Home | Video

Mom and Daughter Killed by Axe in Home

*A New Jersey mother and her 9-year-old daughter were brutally murdered by an axe-wielding family member inside their home. Keisha Morrison, 45, and her daughter, Kelsey Morrison, 9 were found dead in their Roselle residence on April 19. As PEOPLE reports, the pair were killed with an axe during a domestic dispute involving Keisha’s husband’s […]

Keke Palmer Pours Love into Single Parents in Emotional Video | Watch

KeKe Palmer

*Keke Palmer posted a supportive message to single parents now that she has welcomed her first child with her boyfriend, Darius Jackson. As EUR reported previously, the couple named their baby boy Leodis Andrellton Jackson. The actress shared a photo of her family on Instagram last month, writing, “Born during Black History Month, with a […]

Jury Awards Black Mother, Daughters $8.25M After Unlawful Police Search | Video

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*A federal jury has awarded a Black mother and her two daughters $8.25 million after police unlawfully detained them and searched their vehicle outside a Starbucks in California in 2019.  As KTVU reports, the jurors determined that deputies with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office violated the constitutional rights of Aasylei Loggervale and her daughters, Aaottae […]

Black Texas Mother Awarded $150K After Violent Arrest Caught on Camera

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*The Texas mother who was violently arrested in 2016 by a police officer after reporting her child in danger, has been awarded $150,000 after a lengthy legal battle with the city. Here’s the backstory…we reported previously that Jacqueline Craig was violently arrested in 2016 after she called the police on her neighbor who choked her […]