single mothers

This Baby Sling Photo Gets All Of The Side Eyes

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In the photo above, you can see two different baby sling products made by Baby K’Tan. On the right, you have a loving white couple with their baby all bundled up and cozy.  On the left, a black woman, who is not coupled, but is...

LeBron James Pens Letter of Appreciation to Single Moms

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While politicians and the media continue to beat up on single mothers, LeBron James recently wrote a letter of appreciation to his mother Gloria, and America’s single mothers. James’ letter was published in The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, a...

Single Father Households Increase Ninefold, But Where’s the Outrage?

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Whenever conversations about single parent households arise, most people instinctively think of mothers. Many—from politicians to televisions hosts–blame single mothers for society’s ills, pinning crime rates, dropout statistics, and all manner of problems to the backs of single moms. Moreover, the conversation on single motherhood...

‘Mama’s Boys Become Baby Daddies’: A Look at “Oprah’s Lifeclass” on Fatherless Sons

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Single Moms are a polarizing figure in our society. Some honor and praise them for shouldering the responsibility of raising kids on their own while others try to siphon off the blame for the breakdown of the nuclear family structure onto single Moms. One of the gripes some...

Open Thread: Video Surfaces of Teens Rapping About Oral Sex — Is Hip Hop or Parenting To Blame?

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The internet is buzzing over a video of five young teenage boys rapping about oral sex. The disturbing clip shows the youngsters rapping about performing oral sex on men in graphic, explicit detail. One line from the rap goes: “Sucking on a díck fast, I never...