Check out these books written for parents and caregivers of African American children.
This one-of-a-kind parenting book offers perspectives on the issues mothers of color and mothers of children of color face as they raise their kids–from birthing while Black to negotiating discipline to preparing children for racism.
Single moms and married moms alike will find a set of parenting principles that will guide African American moms on a journey to: Efficiently manifest your life’s purpose on a timeline that is conducive to raising happy, healthy and well-rounded children.
“Carry On” is a touching tale of an unlikely family forged through barriers of race, class, and disability. It is a powerful memoir about grit, love, hope, and faith–and the courage to carry on, even in the most extraordinary circumstances. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby, as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby, as eBook on Hoopla or as eAudio on Hoopla.
Drawing on her experiences as a parent and a journalist writing about parenting and families, Caviness shares the ways that her mother’s advice resonated when she was faced with challenges in parenting her own children.
Follow culinary historian, chef and blogger Twitty on his “Southern Discomfort Tour” in which he explores and uncovers his ancestry and the question of who “owns” Southern cuisine. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby, as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby, as eBook on Hoopla or as eAudio on Hoopla.
This parenting resource provides information about systemic racism, positive racial identity and other factors that white parents raising Black children must understand in order to provide the support their children need.
Hairlooms includes 32 compelling personal stories about those who have embraced their God-given hair and beauty.
Jay, “Mr. Real Estate,” Morrison has authored another informative, step-by-step guide that every aspiring homeowner should read on their journey to becoming “Lord of Their Land.”
Novelist and activist Austin uses her own experiences as a de facto adoptee and Black adoptive mother to examine both racial bias and paltry Black representation in contemporary parenting culture. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby, as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby, as eBook on Hoopla or as eAudio on Hoopla.
Raising Confident Black Kids: A Comprehensive Guide for Empowering Parents and Teachers of Black Children
Educator-author Fievre offers specific advice to parents of Black children about when and how to address the issue of systemic racism, how to recognize and combat racism, and how to foster creativity and self-confidence.