When you think about celebrating Mother’s Day, the outpouring of gratitude can be found in the flowers, cards, gifts, a special dinner and maybe a day of rest for mom. Then on Monday many go back to the grind and mom is left once again to navigate the daily hustle, kids, in some cases the grandkids, school, work, food. The list is endless and raising Black children is stressful enough if not completely overwhelming at times. We should provide more support for mothers and grandmothers especially as they age.
Read America’s Backbone: Why America’s Black Mothers Deserve Our Best here