In These Are Our Children, a collective of mothers discuss their shared dreams for their children.

Rachaell Davis
May, 10, 2016

Black moms share their experiences, fears and wishes for their children in an inspiring new video from mater mea, a site covering all aspects of Black motherhood. Disclaimer: our Deputy Editor, Yolanda Sangweni, is one of the moms.

In These Are Our Children, a collective of mothers, including writer Ibi Zoboi, social activist Feminista Jones, and designer Nasozi Kakembo, takes a closer look at the how mothers of color often have to arm their children with an extra layer of protection to face situations their White counterparts may never know, from negative stereotypes about Black boys to the alarming rate at which Black girls are suspended from school relative to that of their White counterparts.

These Are Our Children delves deep into how Black chidlren often find themselves on the receiving end of the negative perceptions. Check out a sneak peek of the new series.

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