Mama

Mothers are seldom appreciated for their unconditional love, selfless sacrifice, and endless hard work—especially single moms. Richmond’s Donté Clark created an ode to all the single black mothers who carry so much responsibility on their shoulders. “If I be mama’s love, then mama’s love be me.” Read more at Richmond Pulse.

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Searching for dad

As a teenager, Sayre Quevedo was curious about his father, and the importance of meeting him seemed to grow as she got older.  But becoming an adult, he says, can solidify an independent sense of self.  “In November, I turned 20. That’s 20 years of not knowing my dad. I’ve gone through zits, college applications, and […]

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