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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Have Some Advice for Parents of Trans Kids
"Parents like to talk. We’ve taken the approach of let’s close our mouths and let’s watch."
Paid Leave Is the Workplace Equalizer That Americans Deserve
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.
Denzel Washington Has a Warning For Parents: “You’re Never Done”
The Oscar-winner talks 'Macbeth,' why parenting never ends, and the thin line between comedy and tragedy.
Kerry Washington On ‘The Prom’ and What ‘Scandal’ Taught Her About Power
The superstar talks about getting real with her young children about the election, learning from previous roles, and giving Meryl Streep some grief.
Karamo Brown on ‘Queer Eye’, Mental Health, and His New Children’s Book
The star is busier — and happier — than he's ever been. And he's full of great advice.
David Oyelowo Talks About Being Peter Pan’s New Dad
The British actor talks about his new film, 'Come Away,' and why representation matters.
With ‘True Story,’ Kevin Hart Gets Serious About His Mistakes
"Right now I'm focused on legacy."
New Data Shows How Parents Accidentally Pass on Racial Prejudice to Kids
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.
‘Hamilton’s’ Leslie Odom Jr. Is Schooling His Kid About Good Music
He's playing Sam Cooke in 'One Night in Miami,' which earned him a Golden Globe nom.
The Best Moments from the Sesame Street Racism Town Hall on CNN
They might help your kids understand what's happening.
The 10 Best Anti-Racist Young Adult Books
Becoming anti-racist takes work. These books are a great place to start.
What It’s Like Being Raised By The Culture Guy From ‘Queer Eye?’
Karamo Brown's two boys open up about their celebrity dad's parenting style.
Dulé Hill: A Letter to My Son About Carrying Lightness Through Life
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.
Saladin Patterson: A Letter to My Son About Leaning Into Your Truth
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.
Coss Marte: A Letter to My Son About How Very Far the Wrong Path Can Take You
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.
Dr. Jonathan W. Gray: A Letter to My Son About Our Legacy, and Ourselves
What is legacy? Is it the lessons one generation teaches the next? Or something altogether grander?