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Babies with Down Syndrome Living Longer, But Disparities Still Seen with Black ... - Afro American

Babies with Down Syndrome Living Longer, But Disparities Still Seen with Black ... - Afro American | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
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Talking to toddlers about race and tolerance - 89.3 KPCC

Talking to toddlers about race and tolerance89.3 KPCCSparks, who is white and adopted black sons, said it's imperative for famlies to have conversations about race when children are very young.
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Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin and the 'Threatening' Black Male - Huffington Post (blog)

Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin and the 'Threatening' Black Male - Huffington Post (blog) | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin and the 'Threatening' Black MaleHuffington Post (blog)In 1994 Susan Smith, a South Carolina mother of two, claimed that a black man had carjacked her, kidnapped her young boys and drowned them by sending the vehicle...
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Marc Lamont Hill (journalist) Jordan was guilty of being young, black, and outside.  It is so sad that African Americans have no justice.

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Postpartum Depression: What Every Black Mom ... - BlackDoctor

Postpartum Depression: What Every Black Mom ... - BlackDoctor | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Just had a baby? Feeling sad or depressed? Don't worry…you are not alone. One in 8 women is affected by postpartum depression (PPD) within the first months after childbirth. Why is it so important for every black mother to ...
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Baby Wanna Walk African American Doll Review: She Definitely Walks - Best Movies Ever Entertainment News

Baby Wanna Walk African American Doll Review: She Definitely Walks - Best Movies Ever Entertainment News | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Best Movies Ever Entertainment NewsBaby Wanna Walk African American Doll Review: She Definitely WalksBest Movies Ever Entertainment NewsIf you're looking for a doll as a Christmas gift for your child then you might already have heard about the Baby...
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Core Values: Fathers who pass them down | Raising Hell Or Raise ...

Core Values: Fathers who pass them down | Raising Hell Or Raise ... | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
His father passed down a code of conduct and core values that affirmed their roles as positive black men. Now Nile passes those same values on to his young son. Nile tells him, "Gossett men treat women with respect" and ...
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FROM FATHERLESS TO FATHERHOOD - DR. STEVE PERRY

http://twitter.com/tofatherhood http://fromfatherlesstofatherhood.com http://facebook.com/fromfatherlesstofatherhood For film screenings and bookings, please...
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Program to Encourage Child Safety Restraints Among Black, Hispanic Children

Program to Encourage Child Safety Restraints Among Black, Hispanic Children | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
The use of child safety restraints and seatbelts is alarmingly low in the Hispanic and African-American communities.
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Look At Us Now: The BLACK AND WHITE TWINS As They Turn Seven

Look At Us Now: The BLACK AND WHITE TWINS As They Turn Seven | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Mother Kylee Hodgson and father Remi Horder both have white mothers and black fathers. The startling result is a two-tone set of delightful little girls. They first attracted international attention when they were featured in the ...
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Fathers Be Good To Your Daughters: 10 Ways Dads Empower Their ...

Fathers Be Good To Your Daughters: 10 Ways Dads Empower Their ... | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
I mean having a father that treated my mother with respect and schooled his daughters on life, love and everything in between. When a young girl has no positive examples of black men in her life, she may internalize the ...
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Black female entrepreneurs inspire pupils from St Philomena's Catholic High ... - Your Local Guardian

Black female entrepreneurs inspire pupils from St Philomena's Catholic High ... - Your Local Guardian | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Black female entrepreneurs inspire pupils from St Philomena's Catholic High ...Your Local GuardianSchool children got inspiration from some leading black female entrepreneurs at an event aimed at encouraging the next generation of business leaders.
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Parenting News: Manchester Couple Helps Children Waiting for Adoption - FemaleFirst.co.uk

Parenting News: Manchester Couple Helps Children Waiting for Adoption - FemaleFirst.co.uk | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
FemaleFirst.co.ukParenting News: Manchester Couple Helps Children Waiting for AdoptionFemaleFirst.co.ukAs the Nwaiwus progressed through the adoption approval process they were saddened by statistics showing that black children are less likely to...
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A Black Father’s Simple Guide to Being a Father

A Black Father’s Simple Guide to Being a Father | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Black fathers being positive and present in their children’s lives has never been more essential Here are just 10 simple, actionable tips on how to be a good black father: Accept reality.  Be...
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Proud Black teens do better in school - Futurity: Research News

Proud Black teens do better in school - Futurity: Research News | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Proud Black teens do better in school Futurity: Research News “When African American parents instill a proud, informed, and sober perspective of race in their sons and daughters, these children are more likely to experience increased academic...
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For young Americans, what's black is gray – In America - CNN.com ...

For young Americans, what's black is gray – In America - CNN.com ... | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
For Jones, who has a black mom, but was raised by her white dad, black requires a certain type of experience. She rejects identifying as black because, “It's kind of my lack of the black experience, or what other people would ...
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Require Swimming Lessons For Every Child - Hartford Courant

Require Swimming Lessons For Every Child - Hartford Courant | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Require Swimming Lessons For Every ChildHartford CourantThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that African American kids between the ages of 5 and 14 are three times more likely to drown than others.
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Bright, Talented, & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners: Joy Lawson Davis: 9781935067023: Amazon.com: Books

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TV One's Save My Son Gives Black Mothers Hope | Our Legaci

TV One's Save My Son Gives Black Mothers Hope | Our Legaci | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
TV One's Save My Son is an excellent show for Black families to watch. I sincerely hope that more Black mothers and fathers tune in because it deals with serious issues that are plaguing our communities.
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Adoption Day celebrates efforts of many like Detroit mom - Detroit Free Press

Adoption Day celebrates efforts of many like Detroit mom - Detroit Free Press | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Adoption Day celebrates efforts of many like Detroit momDetroit Free PressThe biological mother of her 4-year-old daughter Kamya Stewart and 15-year-old son Kionne Seal joined them for an outing to Homes for Black Children, the organization that...
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Three African American Women Win Rhodes Scholarship

Three African American Women Win Rhodes Scholarship | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
RT @rshabazz: “@JBHEdotcom: Three African American Women Win Rhodes Scholarship http://t.co/bimZJFCH”; #PUSH...
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The color of success - Observer Online

The color of successObserver OnlineWe've all seen the proverbial photo of a white volunteer in a crowd of African children. Sure, this is touching, but what is really being perpetuated by this image?
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Trayvon Martin's parents are Ebony Power 100 honorees - Orlando Sentinel (blog)

Trayvon Martin's parents are Ebony Power 100 honorees - Orlando Sentinel (blog) | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Orlando Sentinel (blog)Trayvon Martin's parents are Ebony Power 100 honoreesOrlando Sentinel (blog)The Power 100 title salutes African-Americans who represent power in innovative, determined and world-changing ways, according to Ebony.
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Kids need at least 7 minutes a day of 'vigorous' physical activity, but most ... - Medical Xpress

Kids need at least 7 minutes a day of 'vigorous' physical activity, but most ... - Medical Xpress | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Kids need at least 7 minutes a day of 'vigorous' physical activity, but most ...Medical XpressResearchers reviewed the data collected through the Healthy Hearts program via Black Gold Regional Schools and determined the children spent almost 70 per...
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Researching the history behind first black settlers - This is Kent

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This is KentResearching the history behind first black settlersThis is KentBut Faversham pensioner Marika Sherwood, 75, has traced the first black settlers back 2,000 years to the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus.
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Family Influences African-American Boys' Identities the Most, Study Finds - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Family Influences African-American Boys' Identities the Most, Study Finds - GoodTherapy.org (blog) | Afro Parents | Scoop.it
Family Influences African-American Boys' Identities the Most, Study FindsGoodTherapy.org (blog)African-American youths' perceptions of masculinity have been studied at length, particularly socioeconomically disadvantaged boys.
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