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93,000 dads on a private Facebook group find the support they’ve been seeking.

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6 Common Myths About Race and Children

ByFatherly
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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Have Some Advice for Parents of Trans Kids

ByDonna Freydkin

"Parents like to talk. We’ve taken the approach of let’s close our mouths and let’s watch."

Life

Paid Leave Is the Workplace Equalizer That Americans Deserve

ByLizzy Francis

America lags behind, well, everyone when it comes to paid leave policy. The result? A cycle of socio-economic and racial discrimination goes on and on.

Entertainment

Denzel Washington Has a Warning For Parents: “You’re Never Done”

ByDonna Freydkin

The Oscar-winner talks 'Macbeth,' why parenting never ends, and the thin line between comedy and tragedy.

Entertainment

Kerry Washington On ‘The Prom’ and What ‘Scandal’ Taught Her About Power

ByDonna Freydkin

The superstar talks about getting real with her young children about the election, learning from previous roles, and giving Meryl Streep some grief.

Entertainment

Karamo Brown on ‘Queer Eye’, Mental Health, and His New Children’s Book

ByLizzy Francis

The star is busier — and happier — than he's ever been. And he's full of great advice.

Entertainment

David Oyelowo Talks About Being Peter Pan’s New Dad

ByDonna Freydkin

The British actor talks about his new film, 'Come Away,' and why representation matters.

Entertainment

With ‘True Story,’ Kevin Hart Gets Serious About His Mistakes

ByDonna Freydkin

"Right now I'm focused on legacy."

Parenting

New Data Shows How Parents Accidentally Pass on Racial Prejudice to Kids

ByJoshua A. Krisch

Study suggests it's not enough to avoid derogatory statements about other cultures. Because kids internalize your biases — even the ones you don't talk about in front of them.

Entertainment

‘Hamilton’s’ Leslie Odom Jr. Is Schooling His Kid About Good Music

ByDonna Freydkin

He's playing Sam Cooke in 'One Night in Miami,' which earned him a Golden Globe nom.

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The Best Moments from the Sesame Street Racism Town Hall on CNN

ByCameron LeBlanc

They might help your kids understand what's happening.

Entertainment

The 10 Best Anti-Racist Young Adult Books

ByTyler Santora

Becoming anti-racist takes work. These books are a great place to start.

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What It’s Like Being Raised By The Culture Guy From ‘Queer Eye?’

ByBlake Harper

Karamo Brown's two boys open up about their celebrity dad's parenting style.

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Dulé Hill: A Letter to My Son About Carrying Lightness Through Life

ByDulé Hill

A two year old is full of joy, love, and lightness. He will need to work to hold onto that. But it's a worthy effort — the only one that truly matters.

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Saladin Patterson: A Letter to My Son About Leaning Into Your Truth

BySaladin Patterson

In baseball, greatness is not all about swing path or launch angle. These are parts of the game, but they are not how a player reaches their potential. For that, they must dig deeper.

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Coss Marte: A Letter to My Son About How Very Far the Wrong Path Can Take You

ByCoss Marte

When you pursue something at all costs, you are letting yourself get swept up in something bigger than you, something that can imprison your body and soul.