#ThatBlackCouple Ep 25 – “Radical Black Mothering and Protecting Black Children”

Published by Daren Jackson on

In this Mother’s Day episode, Jenn and Daren discuss the importance of mothers and “other mothers” both in their lives and the lives of Black folx at large. Next, they dive into the importance of parenting without adhering to societal gender roles and against harmful norms. They also talk about Dwayne Wade’s and Gabrielle Union’s parenting choices with Zaya Wade as the family navigates transphobia and protecting Black child.

Articles for Reference:
* Gender Differences in Time Spent on Parenting and Domestic Responsibilities by High-Achieving Young Physician-Researchers – www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4131769/
* 2018 The Global Early Adolescent Study: An Exploration of the Factors that Shape Adolescence – www.jahonline.org/issue/S1054-139X(17)X0014-1

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Podcast Summary:
This is an accidentally funny podcast about the realities of Blackness and adult life. We do “adult” differently. We are That Black Couple.

Our goal is to create a space for Black millennials to discuss and embody adult life on their own terms. We aren’t beholden to “traditional” gender or parenting roles, queerness is fluid and present in the ways we show up in our relationships and in the world, and we want to build community with other 30-something Black folx who are trying to figure this ish out.

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