Life & Culture

On Adoption: A Personal Reflection & Public Encouragement

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In honor of National Adoption Month, UrbanFaith.com editor Nicole Symmonds shares her adoption story and offers advice on how to embrace adopted people. Read more

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Documentary Honors the Unsung Heroes of Veterans Day

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Veterans of Color highlights the stories of African-American veterans whose experience in service is a narrative of disparity from that of their white counterparts. Read more

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The Selma Movie Trailer

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Watch the trailer for the Ava Duvernay directed film about the historic voting rights marches. Read more

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Black Christian Women Now: The Strong Black Woman Complex

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Part three of this series is a reflection on “Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength” by Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes. Read more

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The Wait is Over for the “I Will Wait for You” Poet

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P4CM artist Janette IKZ recently broke into the web series world to share her and her fiance’s journey to the altar. Read more

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Gentlewoman: Etiquette for a Lady, From a Gentleman: A Review

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You might be wondering how can a man tell a woman how to be a woman. Find out how author Enitan Bereola navigates this tricky terrain in his latest book. Read more

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Black Christian Women Now: Political Engagement

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As black women continue to rise in political influence, Black Christian women are increasingly forced to consider how they politically engage in a biblically faithful way. Read more

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Black Christian Women Now: Where Do We Stand?

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An introduction to a multimedia series exploring the intersection of faith and lived experience for black Christian women. Read more

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10 Habits for Raising Academically Successful Kids, Pt. 2

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In part one you learned how to set expectations and establish a presence with your child’s teachers. In part two learn how your home and your child’s social circle contribute to their academic success. Read more

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10 Habits for Raising Academically Successful Kids, Pt. 1

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Although the school year is in full swing it’s not too late to implement these rules for helping your child be as successful as they can be this school year. Read more

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