Daddy’s Girl, Still: He Never Came Home

Prolific politics and race writer Kirsten West Savali turns her pen toward an introspective, emotional look at life with her father—and without him.

– Jun 14, 2017

A Seat at the Table: MyBrownBaby Has a New TV Show

Y'all! I have a new TV show, A Seat at the Table, debuting this Sunday, June 18th. Join me in a Twitter chat tonight to hear more about this revolutionary, unapologetic celebration of Black womanhood.

– Jun 13, 2017

He Never Came Home: I Was the Different One

Celebrating the release of "He Never Came Home," essays from daughters on life without their dads, with a piece by Nisa Rashid, asha bandele's baby.

– Jun 13, 2017

You Did It Your Way: He Never Came Home

A daughter whose father died when she was a teen recounts the loving lessons she learned from him—an excerpt from the upcoming book, "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 8, 2017

Here and There: He Never Came Home

A daughter remembers all the ways her father said he would show up, but didn't. A powerful essay from the upcoming book, "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 7, 2017

All Is Forgiven: He Never Came Home

A daughter remembers all the ways her father failed to show up for her—and forgives him for it, in this excerpt from "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 6, 2017

Blackface In White Spaces: Black Folks Are Gonna Check You, Boo

An Instagram makeup artist thinks dressing up a white model in Blackface is cool. It is not.

– May 30, 2017

The Maiden Flight: MyBrownBaby First Girlpie Mari Graduates High School Today!

Mari graduates today from high school, with honors. We are over the moon proud of her.

– May 25, 2017

Mari, the First Girlpie of MyBrownBaby, is Going to Yale!

Mari, the Girlpie you've watched grow up into a confident, brilliant, beautiful young woman right here on MyBrownBaby, is headed to the Ivy League!

– May 16, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Denene Millner’s “Early Sunday Morning”

Check out the video reading of Denene Millner's "Early Sunday Morning," plus get ready for tonight's "Good Night MyBrownBaby," featuring "Meet Clarabelle Blue."

– Apr 25, 2017

Early Sunday Morning Is Out Tomorrow—Celebrate With Me!

Early Sunday Morning, my new children's picture book on Denene Millner Books, drops on Tuesday. Help me celebrate: buy the book and tell two friends!

– Apr 10, 2017

What ‘Black-ish’ Got Right About Pregnancy Discrimination

ABC's sitcom “Black-ish” was on point for its nuanced take on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.

– Apr 3, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Lane Fredrickson’s ‘Monster Trouble’ (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our seventh 'Good Night MyBrownBaby' giveaway, plus video of me reading our new favorite, "Monster Trouble."

– Mar 28, 2017

#BROWNGIRLSWRITE: Meet 8-Year-Old Nia Mya Reese, Best Selling Author

Nia Mya Reese is eight years old big sister with a story to tell. And that story, about how to deal with annoying little brothers, is now a bestselling picture book.

– Mar 22, 2017

The Stories We Tell: ‘The Reunion,’ A New Short Film, Makes Its Writer Embrace Fear

As she works on her new short film, "The Reunion," this writer works through hear fear of failure and embraces the art form.

– Mar 20, 2017
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