To give Black Breastfeeding Week 2020 the attention it deserves, ESSENCE asked three experts on the matter to sit down with Deputy Editor Allison McGevna to break down why breastfeeding matters to Black women and the challenges and triumphs that they face.
In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week, we're celebrating Black moms from all over who are bravely sharing their breastfeeding journey.
The women say they were scared their fun day out could have turned either one of them into "another Breonna Taylor."
This Mother’s Day, Black women, whose history has been punctured by vulgar state policies that took their children, from slavery to police violence to mass incarceration, are risking their lives to stay close to their babies.
"You teach us what not to sweat so we can show the world our strength," Williams said.
Legacies of structural racism, exploitative capitilism, and hetero-patriarchy all intersect to shape the realities of mass incarceration for Black mothers and caregivers.
Childbirth is beautiful, but it isn’t easy. With these five c-section recovery tips, you’ll bounce back just fine.
Gather round new and expecting moms! There's much to know about lactation.
Recently, an editor for The Washington Post’s “On Parenting” section, posted an article that allowed mothers to sum up their definition of motherhood. The subheading defined motherhood as “extraordinary”, yet […]
The world is an unkind place for Black mothers. Motherhood for Black women is a spiritual experience interwoven with a sociocultural lineage of horror. The radical act of birthing new […]
It's never too late to find the perfect gift for mom.
Whether she throws down in the kitchen or is the best dressed at Sunday service, there is a great gift idea here for every mama!
This Mother’s Day and beyond, help Black moms celebrate their unique brand of motherhood magic with these dynamic tees!
Black mamas should have the right, respect, and resources to thrive before, during and after pregnancy.