For Potential Givers: A Feed-A-Single-Parent-Family Primer.

Since launching our holiday Feed-A-Single-Parent-Family holiday initiative yesterday, we’ve received overwhelming response, both from families in need and from generous supporters interested in donating. To streamline the process for the latter, here are some additional details and a separate form for those looking to give a grocery gift card to a family that could really […]

Help BBM Feed a Single-Parent Family This Holiday Season.

The holidays are once again upon us. But with massive cuts to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, layoffs, another other financial hardships associated with the season, many single-parent families will struggle to provide festive holiday meals for their children. Beyond Baby Mamas wants to help by setting up a network for individuals and families […]

Tanya Fields, Melissa Harris-Perry and the Single Mom Moment Heard ‘Round the Sister Circle.

People focus on the parts of single motherhood narratives that make them feel comfortable/superior while discarding single mothers' dynamism — stacia l. brown (@slb79) November 8, 2013 On Friday, The New School hosted an historic conversation between black feminist academics bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry. A public meeting long anticipated, the talk yielded high online […]

#LoveForLondyn: Letters for Andrea Samuels

One-year-old Londyn Samuels was killed in New Orleans on Thursday night, August 29. Shot while being held in her babysitter’s arms, the beautiful baby girl was reportedly just learning to walk steadily. According to New Orleans Times-Picayune reporter Michelle Hunter, Londyn enjoyed dancing and was the younger sister of three-year-old Paris Samuels. The girls’ mother, […]

The Crystal Stair Series: Jamie to Son.

The Crystal Stair Series, named for Langston Hughes’ iconic poem, “Mother to Son,”┬áis an ongoing initiative that provides a platform for mothers to tell the world about their beautiful, complicated black and brown sons. In the wake of the George Zimmerman trial verdict two weeks ago, one of our wonderful community members, Damali Robertson presented […]