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The Black Woman

Based on the officer that was just acquitted in Baltimore, Maryland (in the trial surrounding Freddie Gray’s death), I wanted to recycle a post that I had written last year (posted here) about … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Parenting and the Emotional Needs of Children

Part IV of Room Series. Recently, I was stunned when I read about the relationship between emotional trauma in childhood and physical ailments in adulthood. As noted by Nadine Burke Harris, … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Direction of Care: Child to Mother or Mother to Child?

Part III of Room: A Lesson on Parenting. As discussed in the previous post, I was feeling some kind of way when Joy (one of the main characters in Room) was … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Mother and Her Son: A Hero in Question

Part II of Room: A Lesson on Parenting.   Room is about a young mom and her son trapped in a small shed. In the first part of the movie, the … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 2 Comments