If youth are lucky, they have parents that are protecting them and working to secure the best possible outcomes for their child(ren).
By LaKeshia Myers Family is one of the most important aspects of my life. Both of my parents come from large families and special occasions are always filled with lots of great food, laughs and catching up with all of my cousins. Trust, it would probably take me hours to count all of my cousins! […]
By Marian Wright Edelman, NNPA Columnist May 15, 2015 Marian Wright Edelman, NNPA Columnist The odds were stacked against Britiny Lee before she was born. Her mother was addicted to drugs, like Britiny’s grandfather and many others in their poverty-stricken Cleveland neighborhood. Britiny’s mother used drugs throughout her pregnancy and went […]