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This weekly practice of care comes with valuable lessons

Elderly Black woman smiling while on a video call at home.
Elderly Black woman smiling while on a video call at home.
Photo: FG Trade/Getty Images


Family portraits hanging on the wall with dim lighting.
Family portraits hanging on the wall with dim lighting.
Photo courtesy of the author.


It was a miracle I didn’t have body image issues growing up

Black mother talking to her daughter outside.
Black mother talking to her daughter outside.
Photo: digitalskillet/Getty Images


New York Times bestselling authors Angie Thomas and Nic Stone discuss Thomas’s third book,“Concrete Rose.”

Angie Thomas and Nic Stone with the cover of “Concrete Rose.”
Angie Thomas and Nic Stone with the cover of “Concrete Rose.”
Angie Thomas and Nic Stone. Photo illustration; Image sources: Imani Khayyam/Nigel Livingstone



The saddest Christmas ever turned me against the holiday; the hardest year ever has made me look forward to it

Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images


Remember the back porch, garage, or basement freezer? Yeah, us too.

Illustration: Chelsea Charles


The media and law enforcement continue to dismiss our missing persons cases, leaving loved ones left behind to find answers

Illustration: Charlotte Fu


Karen Derrico, star of ‘Doubling Down With the Derricos,’ shows us how she and her husband manage their large family

The Derrico family. Photos courtesy of TLC.


It’s complicated

A Black woman assists her elder father with his collar as they prepare for a party.
A Black woman assists her elder father with his collar as they prepare for a party.
Photo: Cavan Images/Getty Images

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