Christine’s blog has been named one of the best working mom blogs to follow for support, laughs and advice. All of Christine Michel Carter’s articles for other publications are housed here. From #blackgirlmagic to breastfeeding, Christine Michel Carter has covered it for major publications- including Forbes, TIME, Harper’s BAZAAR, Parents, Health, and Women’s Health.
In partnership with The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights’ campaign, And Still, I Vote, mom and entrepreneur Tina Knowles-Lawson shared an open letter to Congress last Thursday urging officials to protect the voting rights of all registered voters, especially the Black and Brown communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecarter/2020/06/29/dozens-of-black-celebrity-mothers-advocate-for-house-of-representatives-heroes-act/#3fbc139a7c76
How you engage your children in talks around race can make all the difference in their inclusiveness of others. These are the best ways white parents can lead impactful and meaningful conversations with their kids to dismantle racism. https://www.parents.com/kids/responsibility/racism/the-white-parent-s-guide-to-raising-anti-racist-kids/
With no end of stay at home orders or a cure to COVID-19 in sight, it can be difficult to think of silver linings the coronavirus recession has brought. But, here are in fact, five upsides to the coronavirus recession for millennial families. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecarter/2020/05/13/five-upsides-to-the-coronavirus-recession-for-millennial-families/#3e96ac69235b
New Research Shows How The Coronavirus Recession Is Disproportionately Affecting Black Working Mothers
Put into perspective, since California’s stay at home orders went into effect on March 19, black women in that state have spent nearly 120 hours more on child care than their white counterparts. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecarter/2020/05/19/new-research-shows-how-the-coronavirus-recession-is-disproportionately-affecting-black-working-mothers/#4a754f681a5f
Biden will need to convince black moms why he’s worthy. In light of the global pandemic and recent civil unrest, black mothers are exhausted. These women are being vocal about issues and injustices, seeking solutions from prospective political candidates- and voting out incumbents without answers. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecarter/2020/06/04/without-question-biden-needs-black-mothers-to-win-the-2020-presidential-election/#6090283722d8